Railway work, extreme machines and koalas!

By |2020-10-06T11:54:33+11:00October 5th, 2020|Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Who’s seen those railway maintenance creatures at work on the tracks? They look like gigantic mechanical beetles, with an unsettling number of wheels and arms and bits and pieces sticking out everywhere, and names like ‘Octopus’ and ‘Platypus’. Well, those extraordinary machines are an essential part of our rail system. Howell Rail, proudly based in Avoca, maintains a whole herd of them. It’s been putting tracks together for nearly 50 [...]