[quote="Poath Junction"][quote="comtrain"][quote="Poath Junction"][quote="comtrain"]... and remind TOR that Victorian modellers have been very good to TOR since the company started producing models.[/quote]
Is that "Modellers of Victorian prototypes" or "Modellers of NSW prototype operations who happen to live in Victoria.". The first run of ZLP's have not y
[quote]I am sure most NSWelshmen would have helped those sales along...not![/quote]
Perhaps you should talk to TOR & other importers about who's buying what before blurting out how sure you are.
[quote]Stupid answer is what I am trying to say, but typical
Right back at you. If you want to put me in my place do it with facts not assumptions.[/quote]
I say again Ho Hum!!
Suffice to say for the last few years Austrains built some NSW stuff didn't they? I know we got a lot of Viccy stuff...
Auscision built at least as many Viccy models as NSW and very quickly sold out as well
Trainorama also were about equal handed with their models between each State.
why do you think that might have been?
[quote]At 30 June 2009, the estimated resident population of New South Wales (NSW) reached 7.13 million people, representing about a third of Australia's population. NSW experienced the largest population growth of all Australian states and territories, with an increase of 119,500 people since June 2008. The NSW growth rate of 1.7% in 2008-09 was higher than the average annual growth rate of 1.2% for the five years to June 2009.
Victoria's estimated resident population at 30 June 2009 was 5.44 million people, an increase of 116,300 people since June 2008. The 2008-09 growth rate of 2.2% was higher than the average annual growth rate of 1.8% for the five years to June 2009. [/quote]
Sydney is indeed a great place to visit, and NSW is the place to watch the trains go by 1:1.
However wages between the two States are pretty much the same (train Drivers can earn about $100.000 in both States
But whilst the average price of housing and in general the cost of living has much to do with the disposable income of people, it does not require the IQ of Einstein to work out the Victorians have more disposable income and are having a better time of it at this timehttp://www.studygroup.edu.au/csu/living_expenses.aspx
I put this ball in the garbage can where I think it rightfully belongs.
The topic is definitely to do with what numbers should be available ready to run, to suit the widest range of Trainorama's customers.
Now can we get back to that?