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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 ...

[quote=Cato56][quote]I was thinking about this for a while before I decided to respond.

I think you'll find much of the issue here is relative to driver attitude, I'll offer an example to reinforce ...

[quote=justapassenger]

[quote]If the rail reserves become cycle paths will they be set up for tourists or the head-down bum-up lycra brigade of Cycopaths?.

Tourists simply need a well laid and m ...

Posted 11 Sep 2018 20:41 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=normangerman][quote]With the T2T to Darlington section they have really missed the bus with one huge opportunity. The Seaford Line could have been Cut and Covered between Emerson and Tonsley to ...

Posted 27 Aug 2018 22:09 in South Australia by nm39

With the T2T to Darlington section they have really missed the bus with one huge opportunity. The Seaford Line could have been Cut and Covered between Emerson and Tonsley to allow the expressway to be ...

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla]Sell the rails, pull up the sleepers if they like but there is NO WAY that any government should part with railway, defence, aerodrome land etc. Lease it for a peppercorn rent if ...

Posted 30 Jan 2018 20:23 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=justapassenger][quote][quote][color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI,]Edit - And why the hell would you waste money on locomotives and training drivers when there is an entire fleet of ...

Posted 29 Jan 2018 10:58 in South Australia by nm39



And if Dry Creek goes snap crackle pop! What happens then? Have you forgotten Lonsdale already?

patsstuffnow
With all the formerly proposed 1500vDC substations for electrification if ...

Posted 16 Jan 2018 18:43 in South Australia by nm39

The new Bowden Station has a few cctv cameras that are very reachable. I wonder how long before they are vandalized?

Posted 16 Jan 2018 18:35 in South Australia by nm39

[color=#000000][size=2][/size][/color][quote=Justapasseger]Who knows, if an updated version of the A-City is selected for the next order of 15 units (to serve the Gawler line) they might have them num ...

Posted 11 Jan 2018 21:30 in South Australia by nm39

The most annoying announcement made has got to be "This train will terminate here". If anyone else said anything vaguely like a bomb threat they would be arrested immediately. Why don't they say that  ...

Posted 11 Sep 2017 11:51 in South Australia by nm39

[quote=justapassenger]Whatever happens, I would be extremely surprised if the railway crossed the NSC at ground level with roads both below and above. The practicality of having the Cross Road interse ...

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