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eddyb

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Posted 11 Dec 2018 20:26 in General by eddyb

[quote=simstrain]vhst is not a vote winner. It is a vote loser and their are other ways to reduce our carbon emissions since a vhst would actually use quite a lot of coal to keep the 25kv running.

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Posted 11 Dec 2018 09:04 in General by eddyb

I can think of a better use of the shovel for you, Eddy.
Valvegear
What do you think would be a better way if things go bad?

Posted 11 Dec 2018 08:32 in General by eddyb

As most Australians believe we are causing global warming [url=https://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-09-26/77pc-of-australians-believe-climate-change-occurring-survey-says/7876416]https://www.abc.net.au/n ...

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Shane

As some people are too scared to use a walkway with a wheelchair php https://www.tunneltalk.com/TunnelTECH-May2018-Evacuating-along-elevated-platforms-in-rail-tunnels.php perhaps e ...

[quote=Valvegear]

Welcome to Eddy's Costing Fairyland. We had it in another forum some time ago, and here we go again. It's very simple methodology - pull numbers out of the sky and never, never po ...

interesting, but no way you can get a rail line from city to Parramatta UG the whole way for $3B.
RTT_Rule
Shane

It depends a lot on the difficulty and risk in my opinion because the s ...

[quote=RTT_Rules]The $3B is the starting money, it will cost around $10B or more. I believe the feds maybe also throwing some money at them as part of Airport link. Sim's is usually in the know on thi ...

[quote=gordon_s1942]When I first heard this proposal I thought it was 'Pie in the Sky' BUT it is the ONLY way they will EVER get a high speed train to be able to run between Sydney and Parramatta.

Ho ...

Posted 15 May 2018 16:42 in Sydney Suburban by eddyb

This may be just the shot for excavating the east/west metro to surface platforms

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QueB4GCQww

Although it would cost so much to rent and move it may be better to jus ...

Posted 15 May 2018 12:09 in Sydney Suburban by eddyb

[quote=TomBTR]Interesting video!

I wonder what divers would find on the floor of Sydney Harbour above the existing road tunnel or for that matter on the bed of Dora Creek above the Eraring cooling ...

Posted 14 May 2018 12:36 in Sydney Suburban by eddyb

[quote=simstrain][quote][quote][quote]metro west won't be going through central is why it isn't going to be built. It will be an interchange at pitt street station and then head out east via hyde park ...

Posted 13 May 2018 20:39 in Sydney Suburban by eddyb

Well one of the Metros is going under Central and that is why the concourse contract will include platforms for the Metro before it heads out to Bankstown.
nswtrains
I am aware the NWRL  ...

Posted 13 May 2018 18:00 in Sydney Suburban by eddyb

metro west won't be going through central is why it isn't going to be built. It will be an interchange at pitt street station and then head out east via hyde park
simstrain
So you are su ...

Posted 11 May 2018 17:47 in Sydney Suburban by eddyb

I have upgraded my Sydney central station drawing to now include a metro east on the same 20m wide platform as the metro west it can be downloaded and checked out in the 2017 version.

https://3dw ...

Posted 27 Apr 2018 19:08 in Sydney Suburban by eddyb

[quote=M636C][quote]Would it be possible to replace these proposed escalators https://www.sydneymetro.info/article/955-million-central-walk-sydney-metro-contract-awarded with travelators https://www.s ...

[quote=RTT_Rules][quote][quote][quote]The NWRL trains have emergency exits both ends for the tunnels but also have the walkway for when they are elevated.

An engineer suggested it was so maintenanc ...

[quote=RTT_Rules][quote]The NWRL trains have emergency exits both ends for the tunnels but also have the walkway for when they are elevated.

An engineer suggested it was so maintenance workers coul ...

[quote=RTT_Rules][quote]It would be very scary to use an emergency platform once you get past the train, they should just use both ends like the London tube which then would allow a 5m wide train in a ...

[quote=RTT_Rules][quote]My 5 cents

We used to have lift operators when I was young but I doubt there would be any now.

Melbourne is flat and a truck has trouble getting under most bridges ...

My 5 cents

We used to have lift operators when I was young but I doubt there would be any now.

Melbourne is flat and a truck has trouble getting under most bridges now hence the single dec ...

Posted 07 Apr 2018 11:11 in Sydney Suburban by eddyb

[quote=M636C][quote]Would it be possible to replace these proposed escalators https://www.sydneymetro.info/article/955-million-central-walk-sydney-metro-contract-awarded with travelators https://www.s ...

Posted 07 Apr 2018 06:26 in Sydney Suburban by eddyb

Posted 11 Mar 2018 22:02 in Armchair Operators by eddyb

I drew up this rough sketch up of central station to give you a rough idea of what I am thinking.

https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/model/26c42c60-04d9-42ad-8bc4-a00f424f1a33/Sydney-central-station

Posted 08 Mar 2018 13:39 in Armchair Operators by eddyb

Actually I was intending to use three platforms but maybe by loading/unloading both sides of the train it would double the capacity of the five huge lifts each platform would have going to various oth ...

Posted 07 Mar 2018 14:01 in Armchair Operators by eddyb

Also I just re read what you said and see what you mean so I will only have red and green on the outside of the windowless carriage

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