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justarider

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Remember when the feds 2 billion was dismissed by Andrews, Allen and co? I'm quite shocked that they have matched it after the blast they gave it when announced last year.

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[quote="John.Z"][quote=justarider]

so you're still suggesting the Werribee train should take 38min SAS Laverton to Flinders St, instead of the current 24min semi-express.

Such an improvement, which ...

[quote="mike49"]I have never really seen the problem with journey times to Geelong, it doesn't take any longer than the travel time to many outer suburbs.

To me the real issue is the lack of capac ...

[quote="John.Z"][quote=justarider]you sound like a true country entitled, who doesn't give a rats about city folk trying to get to work on time.

Great idea, reduce service for the many, in order to ...

Posted 24 Nov 2020 15:39 in Victoria by justarider

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[quote="John.Z"]Altona Loop crossings should be removed as part of duplication.

1. Re-route all Werribee trains via duplicated Altona Loop, giving Geelong trains free access to Newport-Laverton exp ...

Posted 23 Nov 2020 20:40 in Victoria by justarider

[quote="BigShunter"][quote=The Vinelander]New bus...I thought I'll try the new toilet.

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Almost no ventilation as there is no separate AC vent. The seat and lid won't stay up on the ...

[quote="david harvey"]The East Gippsland Shire has just had their shire elections with new councillors elected for the next 3 years with 2 re-eleclected and 5 newbys. The new lord mare of the East Gip ...

[quote="Yappo"][quote=TrackRailroad]I think an additional station is needed in the Clarinda area, to cater for the residental area and industries in the area. This would help reduce a significant gap ...

[quote="kitchgp"]If it is only a single line it could accommodate up to 4 TPH in each direction. ...

It would require Up and Down V/Line trains to be timetabled so they don’t need to pass between ...

Posted 23 Nov 2020 13:53 in Victoria by justarider

[quote=NSWGR8022]The resumption of Mildura passenger rail services just goes around in circles. [b]There really isn't any reason why a city of a decent size should not expect a rail service especiall ...

Posted 23 Nov 2020 13:45 in Victoria by justarider

[quote=NSWGR8022][quote][quote]9 BG grain trains last week when you read the GOG report the harvest movement is starting.[/quote]No doubt someone will know what GOG means.

Perhaps it is '[i]journalis ...

[quote=chomper]I doubt this will see the light of day, despite todays announcement. Can someone explain the rationale of charging $20 considering it is taxpayer funded (unlike Sydney and Brisbane)?[/q ...

[quote=John.Z][quote]We could have the situation where pretty much the current TT via RRL remains, and extra services ( 3 or 4 tph in the early stages) get a super express to deliver the "fast" promis ...

[quote=whoistheg]So all Geelong trains are now going through Footscray and down through Laverton - Weribee to Geelong?

So we are back to a Vline train sitting behind a metro ?

In the mean time w ...

Posted 20 Nov 2020 14:50 in Victoria by justarider

[quote=BigShunter ]Work has continued on the Rainbow line as seen here in the article from the Dimboola Courier, couple of weeks ago, though.

It would seem they are doing a far renovation of the li ...

[quote=freightgate]Could the two tunnel boring machines be reused for the suburban tail loop cutting down times to deploy tunnels for the project or could they just keep going and get started on metro ...

My 2 cents. (all its worth)

The last days comments about the station locations have all been premised upon those green circles being location of station boxes.

Why boxes? MM1 uses a mix o ...

[quote=Jordy33]The Monash station location in present day is a very silly choice, over 1km to the other side of Monash campus. It would only be warranted if major urban renewal were to occur where the ...

[quote=Jordy33][quote]Granted it is indicative only at this stage, but if this accurate they need to re-think the alignment and location of stations; Monash and Glen Waverley are stupidly located. The ...

[quote=True Believers]Why did it even take 15 years to reopen Evans road, the state government could of resurfaced the road on the level crossing and reopened it many years earlier? Once again railway ...

[quote=railblogger][quote]Caroline Springs, if I remember correctly, was originally going to be a single platform .......

Neil

edit - gee this platform can make a mess of your post if you're no ...

Posted 07 Nov 2020 08:46 in Victoria by justarider

[quote=james.au][quote]Not a world class track.

--[/quote]For context here, the Mildura line isnt a heavy haul line in terms of traffic. Its a rural and regional freight line. So it doesn't need ...

Posted 06 Nov 2020 20:13 in Victoria by justarider

[quote=BrentonGolding][quote]My 2 cents worth for all the advocates of half baked "convertable" sleepers.

[b]converting a BG crap track results in a very expensive SG crap track[/b]

When time come ...

Posted 06 Nov 2020 13:17 in Victoria by justarider

My 2 cents worth for all the advocates of half baked "convertable" sleepers.

If the disaster of the SG conversion of the Mildura line has taught anything, it is that

[b]converting a BG crap track ...

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