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nm39

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It will taste different if it is not made using Adelaide water!
Donald
The West End brewery used water from its own aquifer and never used Adelaide mains water.

When you consider the nature of a loco and its reason for existence in the first place, you have to wonder the mentality of putting it in a playground as a play thing. Sure, kids love to climb on them ...

One problem of turbo charged diesel engines that can have disastrous consequences is excess oil leaking into intake air from the turbo's impeller bearings. This can cause a potential runaway revving e ...

Posted 07 Apr 2020 17:50 in South Australia by nm39

A Strange fact about the NSU class locos is that all of them still exist even if only partially. However the NT which was a better loco all over with CoCo arrangement and approximately 50% more power  ...

Posted 13 Mar 2020 16:35 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=justapassenger]The Northern Connector opening has been brought forward from next Friday to tomorrow.

Because waiting until it was actually complete before opening it would be a scandalous be ...

Posted 13 Mar 2020 16:26 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=justapassenger]Girders are up for span 4 of the Flinders Link bridge (the second span in Laffer Triangle) which leaves just spans 6 and 7 (the last two in Laffer Triangle) to be installed.[/quo ...

Posted 06 Mar 2020 12:23 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=Aaron]Fun fact, I was a bit early for a baseball game which I was going to play at Southern Districts late last year.

I took a walk up to Christie Downs station and walked about it photograp ...

Posted 06 Mar 2020 12:20 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=don_dunstan]But even so the public is still horrified at the apparently dangerous nature of unprotected crossings every time an incident like this happens - despite the incidence being statisti ...

Posted 25 Feb 2020 19:20 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=justapassenger]Flinders Link bridge update: the first girder of span 2 (crossing Sturt Road) is being craned into position at the moment.

Once the girders and deck panels are installed this ...

Get some Kalamazoos together and create a fitness/tourism company....

Posted 31 Jan 2020 13:42 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=Gayspie]Meanwhile i was talking to a train driver on social media the other day and rumour has it that the flinders link extension is going to be dual track all the way into the new flinders st ...

Posted 10 Jan 2020 16:06 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=justapassenger][quote]Cheltenham Racecourse station closed long ago and St Kilda station is on the other side of Cheltenham Pde[/quote]The racecourse station was still open but not served by tr ...

Posted 02 Jan 2020 11:52 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=DJPeters]The Flexity type of trams were a waste of money and just bought so that a few more could be bought cheaply. They had no sooner entered service when it was found out that the air condit ...

[quote=Nightfire]Is there any reason why a tram stop station hasn't been established above or near Goodwood Railway Station.

Or Is It a bit like the O Bahn line - Airport bus service not making a c ...

Posted 13 Aug 2019 16:28 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=mawsonboii][color=#000000][size=4][font=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]The Currie Street InfoCentre will permanently close at 5pm, 13 September 2019[/font][/size][/color][color=#000000][size=2][f ...

Rail to Mt Barker would be possible if done in conjunction with a tunnel upgrade of the interstate line with a tunnel from near Mitcham to Callington. This tunnel could be fairly straight, have four t ...

Posted 20 Jul 2019 11:24 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=steam4ian][quote]While we are at Darlington the Flinders Link people were drilling holes for the bridge pylons in the area immediately west of South Road and inserting coils of reinforcing last ...

Posted 13 Jun 2019 16:43 in South Australia by nm39

It is my belief that  ALL stations on the Tonsley line need reviewing. Where Tonsley Station is now, it won't even be near the track (about 8m below). Where Mitchell Park is now, it is on the outside  ...

Posted 20 Feb 2019 11:20 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=DJPeters]Also a lost key advantage with the present trams as well as the cannot be coupled together in normal service only in an emergency like a tram breaking down or similar. The old H class ...

I think that there are faster ways to get to Port Lincoln from Adelaide.

ANR

Swimming is an option that could be quicker.....

Posted 17 Jan 2019 18:35 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=justapassenger][quote]I don't see crossing T2T as a fatal flaw, an embedded rail solution has low construction depth. Run along Port Road, then Woodville Road, then convert Grange to LR and put ...

[quote=Duncs]Can someone please advise me of the weight of the new Adelaide metro EMUS's that Bombardier built? I am interested in the weight of the driving motor carriage and also the trailer carriag ...

The trouble with a vacant building is that it attracts people who have no business being there and could lead to damage to other infrastructure that does matter. Answer: remove it and remove the attra ...

[quote=Heath Loxton]How hard would it have been for the driver and the PSA to jump down onto the track, pull the tree branch out of the way, and for the security guard (if there is one) to remain on t ...

Finally they’ve gotten around to upgrading the crossing to a level of safety it should have been afforded 15+ years ago.
Aaron
Not really. The level of safety should be a grade separat ...
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