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85trainfan

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Posted 18 Oct 2013 20:59 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Re- Hashing and oldish thread, But

Passing by the Belair Railway station this morning and noticed a lot of cars  (5 or so) around the station. When i swung around to have a look I noticed that the De ...

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Posted 23 Aug 2013 20:17 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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When the Seaford Extension is opened and the A-Cities are in service, you can catch a train to Hallet Cove, then cycle the Coast to Vine trail (The old Willunga Rail line) to either Seaford Meadows or ...

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Posted 22 Aug 2013 22:38 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Looking back towards Tonsley from the end of the current Junction.

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Posted 22 Aug 2013 22:33 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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The old shelter at Ascot Park has been Demolished, a new "don't protect from anything" shelter is coming!

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Posted 22 Aug 2013 22:14 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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An image that will be destined for history shortly. Taken in November 2012 before the Shutdown.

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Posted 22 Aug 2013 17:07 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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As of Today (Thursday 22nd August) the Marion station overpass is Closed. All crossings are to be made through the maze at the Northern End of Marion Station.

Workers were on site today, disconnecti ...

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Posted 23 May 2013 21:44 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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The stations usually have big portal structures which cross over the platform(s) and both tracks. Have a look at the new Munno Para station for an example (although being new they di ...
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Posted 23 May 2013 21:38 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Has there been a big cut-back of those huge pine trees in Edwardstown?  There's heaps of dead pine cones in them and they (did?) look like they'd explode into flames given the chanc ...
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Posted 22 May 2013 21:03 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Hi All

Finally got a decent day off to have a good look at the works along the Noarlunga Line today. Things have moved along very quickly since i last had a look. The track is all laid and ballasted  ...

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Posted 23 Apr 2013 23:24 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Does anyone know if the network is supposed to be getting a new signalling system as a result of the electrification work? I'm pretty sure that I read somewhere that there had been $50 million ...
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Posted 17 Apr 2013 19:07 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Today saw the First Testing of actual Railcars on the Seaford Extension. 2 Runs were made today, with the last run returning on the Down track straight back to the Stanvac Stabling yards.

Some Phot ...

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Posted 12 Apr 2013 21:22 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Some Photos from Thursday, Only got a few before the Battery went dead. (Must learn to charge the Battery the night before ) Embarassed
Installing the Overhead supports @ Noarlunga Centre. (this was th ...

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Posted 11 Apr 2013 14:20 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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The purpose of the Crane at Noarlunga Centre today, was for the instalation of the beams over the track. The 2 supports between the platforms and the David Witton Dve bridge were installed.

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Posted 20 Mar 2013 22:15 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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I noticed on Monday a couple of sleepers across the line at Marino Rocks just before the level crossing (on th ...
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Posted 07 Mar 2013 21:26 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Thanks Ian. didn't realize i had it wrong Embarassed

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Posted 07 Mar 2013 20:40 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Thanks a lot for these pictures 85trainfan, I wasn't aware until I saw your earlier shots that Edwardstown was being demolished and rebuilt although it does make se ...
- don_dunstan

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Posted 07 Mar 2013 17:23 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Some Photos from Today's Works
Ripping up the Base layer near Raglan Ave

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Posted 07 Mar 2013 17:14 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Some photos of the Demolishing of Keswick Station and Surrounding works. The Stairs to access Keswick from the Footbridge have been pulled out and the hand rails reinstated across the gap. Maybe the F ...

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Posted 08 Feb 2013 17:44 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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No, I understand the first railcar arrives in late May. The live testing is looking at fault currents, earth issues and current delivery including testing all insulators, ne ...
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Posted 07 Feb 2013 21:52 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Major civil works at Wayville site, visble from Anzac Highway bridge.The eastern cutting is being extended towards Cooke Tce.
This could be the start of something big!

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Posted 24 Jan 2013 21:32 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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OK, Time to bring this thread out of  Retirement for anther round :)Its time for the Final Stage of the Noarlunga Rail Line Upgrade and as of Yesterday (23rd Jan 2013) The Rail was pulled up as far as ...

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Posted 15 Jan 2013 10:48 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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BELAIR LINE CONVERTED TO Standard Gauge.
Just to stir things I up.
At a SASMEE working bee this morning I watched workers doing what initially looked like track demolit ...
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Posted 15 Jan 2013 10:42 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Some Photos from works today. (Taken after works had finished for the day Razz
The Brownhill Creek Diversion Channel. 13 Segments already in Place.

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Posted 07 Jan 2013 23:19 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Reason for government notices is probable the result of differing site "ownerships".The track rebuild Oaklands to City will be under one contractor and the Underpass will be under another contractor.  ...

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Posted 07 Jan 2013 21:44 in South Australia by 85trainfan

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Well of course, they are government projects paid for with our money, not private projects or public-private partnerships. That a number of different contractors are involved in the execution of the w ...

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