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steve195

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[quote=ngarner]The delivery of these is going to have to pick up substantially to meet the PPP contract. Evolution are supposed to have 37 7 car units operational by August 2nd 2021, with all 65 deliv ...

My guess is that it allows the tram driver to select their direction of travel before the tram has entered the intersection, that way they won't be blocking Punt rd traffic when they stop the tram to  ...

Oh boy

https://twitter.com/9NewsMelb/status/1159738833329483778

Hopefully when the dust settles the government takes this cons ...

Our transport planning/policy and construction of ismore toll roads is about as logical as air-conditioning at the South Pole.  Hopeless.
Carnot
Unfortunately it seems to be the only thi ...

[quote=gippslander]I don't think we will be seeing VicRoads engineers designing timetables. What is important is that VicRoads will no longer be acting as the State's defacto transport planning agency ...

Honestly though how many tram priority trials are we going to see before full system implementation is considered?
railblogger
They tend to always follow a pretty simple storyline, don't ...

[quote=Adogs][quote]considering the old bridge is a rail bridge, what's happening to it ? ( to bring topic into the rail theme)

regards,

David Head[/quote]

I'm out of the loop, but I thought th ...

It'll be for pedestrians and cyclists.

Posted 11 Dec 2018 18:54 in Melbourne suburban by steve195

In addition, I have always wondered if bike hoops/parkiteer/sheds could be used near popular tram and bus stops.

usedtobered
Doncaster Park & Ride has a Parkiteer

Posted 11 Dec 2018 18:53 in Melbourne suburban by steve195

[quote=Revenue][quote][quote]Revenue, North Brighton is a metro station where people use hand rails near the access lane from bay Street, to chain their bikes up and this creates congestion as this is ...

Removing Glenhuntly rd should lead to a massive improvement in reliability on the 67 tram.

I would hope that they rebuild the station on the north side (between Glenhuntly and Neerim roads) to allow ...

[quote=Article]“On arrival they found a large gathering of youths in a reserve next to the Lynbrook railway station,” a Victoria Police spokeswoman said in a statement.

“The youths were ask ...

Posted 16 Sep 2018 10:34 in Trams and Light Rail by steve195

No need to buy more trams to improve weekend frequencies - the only cost is putting on more staff.

Having said that we do need to keep investing in buying more trams, although we are rapidly runnin ...

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla]Oh dear, how sad, don't worry, too bad.

She was still able to take a selfie while hanging on, feeding the kid AND taking the photo.

Sufficiently old fashioned to believe t ...

Who would have thought that a bunch of real estate agents would be happy to jump on the fear bandwagon to get more house sales? And when they sniff another sales opportunity they've suddenly reversed  ...

Great news!

I wonder what they refer to when it says 'improvements around Caulfield'?

[quote=mejhammers1][quote]The Libs gave us all day 10min frequencies to Dandenong, Frankston (every day) and Ringwood (weekends only). I would say that those timetable improvements did more good for r ...

The Libs gave us all day 10min frequencies to Dandenong, Frankston (every day) and Ringwood (weekends only). I would say that those timetable improvements did more good for rail passengers than level  ...

Does this promise include duplication all the way from Dandenong?

Posted 21 Jun 2018 18:10 in Victoria by steve195

'Long distance' services could surely have their journey times reduced by removing unnecessary stops.

Bairnsdale trains should only stop once or twice between Moe and Dandenong. The stations in bet ...

It is utterly insane that we pay the same fare to travel 60km+ on peak hour trains as we do to catch a bus 2km to the shops in the middle of the day.

[quote=Herald Sun]An announcement of details of the $10 billion plan is likely in September, with the final stages of a business case being developed.

The Turnbull Government has said it would pr ...

Posted 26 Apr 2018 21:46 in Victoria by steve195

I wonder how much time will be saved with better acceleration and 130/160kph running in the RFR section

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