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scumcock

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Posted 24 Jul 2019 00:28 in Victoria by scumcock

There is no talk of improving any facilities at southern cross they have been looking at using south dynon for stabling and fuelling but this all takes time plus the current fuel point would need modi ...

Considering they failed to meet the required braking curve during testing plus the need for training courseware to be amended due to modifications plus training crews on this I cant see it anytime soo ...

Posted 29 Mar 2019 20:49 in Victoria by scumcock

Be interesting if they are offered to preservation groups as I believe one of the arms was stolen as the works crews removed them for later collection.

Yet another case of gunzels thinking  there unt ...

The only realistic way I can see them halving travel times is to build the fast rail as a complete stand alone set of tracks and as stated above express sunshine to geelong.But even just getting to su ...

Posted 21 Mar 2019 23:00 in Victoria by scumcock

Unfortunantly things are only going to get worse for vline as more and more services come online.

West melbourne can hardly keep up with maintainence then throw in bio washes and senior management th ...

Posted 08 Mar 2019 10:43 in Victoria by scumcock

There is no calling on signal at gisborne.

Posted 04 Dec 2018 23:01 in Victoria by scumcock

Lack of available N sets.

Posted 29 Nov 2018 17:29 in Victoria by scumcock

Down swan hill hit it last week.

Posted 19 Oct 2018 17:48 in Victoria by scumcock

There still running trains north of bgo during the shutdown but would not impact with the lifting of it due to the frequency or lack of.

Posted 18 Oct 2018 21:53 in Victoria by scumcock

They decided on a complete shutdown due to the number of drivers it takes out of melbourne when they run to either sby or gis from bgo.They are already heavily stretched for crew despite there recruit ...

Posted 26 Aug 2018 12:19 in Victoria by scumcock

Exactly Valvegear no excuse for this to happen piss poor planning what is there 3-4 N sets stabled at geelong over the weekend no no geelong cant have H sets as they complain with there 1 hr ride...ve ...

Posted 13 Aug 2018 17:33 in Victoria by scumcock

[quote=LowndesJ515][quote]

When PN surrendered its presence in Victoria it undertook some vandalism before clearing out.

The branch to the Wharf was cut and about 1 meter of track was removed. I w ...

Posted 12 Aug 2018 12:44 in Victoria by scumcock

[quote=BrentonGolding][quote]Buses would not be required BG if pax were already on the wharf and can simply step a few paces to the paddle steamers.

If V/Line are to ever reinstate the line to the ...

Posted 10 Aug 2018 22:28 in Victoria by scumcock

[quote=bevans]Thanks be to Koby Diamond.

[img]https://static.railpage.com.au/albums/album46/New%20sprinter%20livery%20by%20Koby%20Diamond.jpg[/img]

So used to seeing them in a silver vie ...

Posted 05 Aug 2018 21:13 in Victoria by scumcock

One of the biggest delays in running would be the passenger factor when they all think getting out the rear door at tarneit is saving them time dwell times can be up to 5 mins at these locations even  ...

Posted 04 Aug 2018 23:45 in Victoria by scumcock

Interesting the platform change at Kyneton contributed to a 5% increase on on time running on the

BGO corridor.

Posted 04 Aug 2018 23:40 in Victoria by scumcock

[quote=jakar][quote]Yes 1 hose is used to fuel as Jack explained there is 2 but each hose services 2 roads. Yeah the 1657 last night was cancelled due to no fuel units are shuffled daily due to fuel r ...

Posted 27 Jul 2018 00:39 in Victoria by scumcock

[quote=BrentonGolding][quote]Are you sure it only has 1 hose? Also do you think the current fueling practices actually impact services? If yes, then what would you change and how would you do it? Vehi ...

Posted 27 Jul 2018 00:35 in Victoria by scumcock

[quote=jakar][quote]I doubt much will change they cant even put fuel in trains for some unknown

reason management is fixated on using a completly inadequate fuel point at scs

that has 1 fuel hose wh ...

Posted 26 Jul 2018 11:32 in Victoria by scumcock

I doubt much will change they cant even put fuel in trains for some unknown

reason management is fixated on using a completly inadequate fuel point at scs

that has 1 fuel hose while multi million do ...

Posted 26 Jul 2018 11:27 in Victoria by scumcock

[quote=BrentonGolding][quote]We've caught it quite a few times and it always seems pretty busy.[/quote]Good to hear, I have only caught it a few times (SC > CME) and it has been less than half full.

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Posted 26 Jul 2018 00:17 in Victoria by scumcock

[quote=BrentonGolding]Today's toll on the Bendigo line (so far)

15.20 Down Echuca reduced capacity (as per previous post)

15.20 Down Echuca train will terminate at Bendigo and connect with coache ...

[quote=LancedDendrite][quote][quote]There's going to be some big changes happening. ARHS were talking about moving to Moorooduc several years ago. Their rolling stock would have to go by road anyway ...

[quote=Dangersdan707][quote]There's going to be some big changes happening. ARHS were talking about moving to Moorooduc several years ago. Their rolling stock would have to go by road anyway if the ...

Posted 11 Jul 2018 17:45 in Victoria by scumcock

Wouldn't have stopped due to severe overcrowding.

Valvegear unfortunantly if your not a 457 holder from the uk you have no hope.

Current management removing 30+ year experianced guys for 457 visa ho ...

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