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Lockie91

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[quote=mejhammers1][quote][quote]Thats a lot for one budget though. I can't see anything major major without Federal infrastructure funding in conjunction with Victorian state funding alongside. But 2 ...

[quote=Tii]The list is endless but money and capacity isn't and I get that. The SRL is just going to drain so much money now, that the only way for WRP and Geelong is for the feds to stump up cash for ...

Lets keep it realistic, last years budget was late and the state has spent billions on COVID19. Nothing has happened with the budget announcements that happened late last year. The two major projects  ...

[quote=ngarner]Somehow this hasn't been promoted widely; the third LX in Deer Park has been brought forward so that work will start by the end of this year and be complete by 2024. That leaves only tw ...

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I was waiting for someone to come along and crunch my back of the envelope maths a little harder than I did at 4am.

It can easily translate with the right investment, ...

Would they have started on that already in the completed sections of tunnel?
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as Ngarner has said invert construction can start, along with cable routes and pipes. All of the  ...

[quote=jakar][quote]Braking distance at 160km/h for a Vlo is 550m.[/quote]That would be fantastic if true, but braking distance at 160km/h is actually around 1030m for a full service stop. There are m ...

[quote=Tii][quote]The news report is stating trains every 6.5 minutes but the line where I am is already at capacity and the trains are already full as you get between Heidelberg and Clifton Hill.

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[quote=don_dunstan]Quite difficult to get anywhere near the actual site to see what's going on - I had a walk around South Yarra last Saturday afternoon and obviously the entrance worksite is huge but ...

[quote=justarider][quote][quote]Since the TT for that stretch is 26 minutes for the 20km, precisely how much is the "large amount" to be saved by some exclusive tracks??? Lets be generous and say 10 m ...

[quote=Gman_86]There is very little space around Sunshine station itself for anymore platforms, but as others have said, this is fine for now*, as the Airport line can exist on the current suburban li ...

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[quote]That was an opportunity squandered. [/quote]Agree with this. Even if it wasn't built at the time due to the political/NIMBY factor, the design should have allowed for easy constructio ...

[quote=Op Kronos][quote]How does PVDY51 come up with a check letter A?

Something does not add up.[/quote]Unfortunately I have no idea why, however what make sit even more confusing is that the power ...

[quote=Lockspike][quote]Interesting observations and predictions from https://twitter.com/OperationalInc1.

There is a lot of work to be done at Albion.

[img]https://pbs.twimg.com/medi ...

Posted 16 Mar 2021 10:57 in Victoria by Lockie91

[quote=Carnot]This one slipped under the radar a bit. It indicates completion by late-2022. And the price has doubled from the original $91 million iirc:

https://investment.infrastructure.gov.au/pr ...

[quote=Carnot][quote]At Sunbury abutments have been installed for a new track over a small water culvert just UP from the Gap Road LX and Sunbury Station.

Another week long occupation coming up ov ...

Another week long occupation has wrapped up.

The big change is the new point work at the portal entrance. Turn out has been installed, nee any blades in a smiler fashion to West Footscray.

A f ...

[quote=justarider][quote][quote]A lot of work has been done around South Yarra which is clearly shown in the Video. Andrew stated in the video the project will take 18 months to lay the track and ins ...

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[quote=mejhammers1]The State and Federal Governments have costed the MARL at $10 Billion. You can only go by what the State Govt has released as scope. Lets hope it includes some other works beca ...

[quote=justarider][quote][quote][quote]The soon to be redundant Sunbury track can give them a clean run into SCS.[/quote][/quote]Seem to be forgetting the journey from Newport to the Tunnel portal. Ya ...

[quote=John.Z][quote]The Hawksburn points are for emergency use only, for HCMTS turn backs. There is no ability for Vline services to access the Frankston Locals during a disruption.

This arrangem ...

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MARL takes path that will eventually be needed by Sunbury and Melton. Maybe not for 10 years after opening, but just like all lines they will reach peak saturation and those 6 pat ...

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The Airport rail plans or Western Rail Plan have not been finalised, so they have nothing to go on make accomodations for the future.

RE: the western portal, there was discussion a ...

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The SRL can be done without and the Melbourne Airport Link is not pressing. The Airport Rail link does nothing to increase capacity of the network. What it does do is take paths from any futu ...

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