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Posted 18 Sep 2021 17:54 in The Lounge by Carnot

That's a lot of arrests:

https://twitter.com/9NewsMelb/status/1439124572859559940?s=19

In comparison only 20 Marxists and Anarchists were arrested at the infamous S11 protest in 2000.

Posted 18 Sep 2021 08:06 in Victoria by Carnot

No V/line passenger trains at all today.  Partly because of CBD protest etc.

Also heard that Swan Hill V/line passenger services are indefinitely suspended due to unprotected LX crossing issues Nor ...

Posted 16 Sep 2021 11:43 in The Lounge by Carnot

[quote=RTT_Rules][quote][quote][/quote][/quote]Ever sent balloon of acetylene over a camp fire?

For the car sector, hydrogen embrittlement/corrision wouldn't be a huge drama as the number of parts ...

Posted 16 Sep 2021 07:12 in The Lounge by Carnot

Now China has the AUSUK standing up to them with Nuclear subs.

Is the ANZUS treaty dead? NZ - 100% there for the taking....



https://youtu.be/7xUYbI64QHI

Posted 15 Sep 2021 15:38 in The Lounge by Carnot

Posted 15 Sep 2021 14:41 in The Lounge by Carnot

Posted 15 Sep 2021 14:38 in Melbourne suburban by Carnot

Albion to Airport West will have a line speed of 130 km/h, and Airport West (where an immediate station might eventually be built) to the Airport terminal will be 115 km/h apparently.

Posted 15 Sep 2021 14:35 in The Lounge by Carnot

Extraordinary allegations regarding General Milley and his conversations with China last year:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2021/09/14/gen-mark-milley-worried-trump-could-launch-nucle ...

Posted 15 Sep 2021 14:20 in The Lounge by Carnot

[quote=RTT_Rules][quote][quote][/quote][/quote]H2 will never be widely used in cars or light commerical because EV's are inhertiantly simpler and cheaper. The exception maybe vehciles constantly 24h u ...

Posted 15 Sep 2021 13:49 in Victoria by Carnot

[quote=BrentonGolding][quote]It's worth noting that concrete non-convertible BG sleepers are going in between Korong Vale and Lalbert at present (which has been 20-30 km/h for the past year). Around ...

Posted 15 Sep 2021 13:35 in The Lounge by Carnot

[quote=lsrailfan]The U.S has now recorded more deaths now than in the Spanish Flu, the total deaths now stand at 682,381, there were nearly 2,000 deaths overnight in the U.S from Covid-19, this surpa ...

Posted 15 Sep 2021 11:06 in The Lounge by Carnot

[quote=303gunner][quote]Now these anti-vaxxers claim vaccination certificate are against the Nuremberg Code, this a war crime and that Kerry and Gladys will be charged as war criminals, like Goebbels. ...

Posted 15 Sep 2021 10:55 in Victoria by Carnot

It's worth noting that concrete non-convertible BG sleepers are going in between Korong Vale and Lalbert at present (which has been 20-30 km/h for the past year).  Around 60% of existing sleepers repl ...

Posted 15 Sep 2021 10:09 in The Lounge by Carnot

[quote=Aaron]The cybertruck is almost certainly a joke, as is most of what Musk says.

His biggest joke though was the electric vtol ‘jet’ and his semi.

Even if the subject of Carnot’s arti ...

Posted 14 Sep 2021 21:14 in The Lounge by Carnot

Is China (and Hong Kong for that matter), about to have a GFC moment as property giant Evergrande runs into a US$300 billion debt crisis?

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/sep/14/china-propert ...

Posted 14 Sep 2021 19:37 in The Lounge by Carnot

Weirdest thing I read today was pop singer Nicki Minaj's ill-informed tweet about an unfortunate friend in Trinidad...  I won't post it here since this is a family website, but suffice to say, she's n ...

Update on Gap Rd Sunbury LX crossing (road under rail) to be mostly done in 2022:

https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/work-stepping-remove-sunburys-worst-traffic-bottleneck

Posted 14 Sep 2021 09:36 in The Lounge by Carnot

Good article by Leigh Sales.  She calls out the left-wing drips on Twitter for their abuse:

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-09-14/twitter-social-media-bullies-political-journalism/100458714

"In t ...

Posted 14 Sep 2021 05:13 in The Lounge by Carnot

A big breakthrough in Lithium-Sulphur batteries at Monash University:

https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2021/09/sugar-batteries-could-soon-power-electronics-evs/

Posted 13 Sep 2021 19:58 in Victoria by Carnot

Now up to 6 staff infected and 400 in Iso...

It's giving interstate rail operators some extra traffic, but for how much longer?

https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2021-09-13/wa-lamb-on-perth-to-brisbane-rail/100457558

"Since January, WAMMCO ...

[quote=8502]The Ghan ran last weekend to Darwin for the first time in some time.

What is going on at V/Line?

[url=https://twitter.com/VicGovDoT/status/1437189755456741382](1) Department of Trans ...

[quote=BaysideManny][quote][quote]Joke, of course, here in Oz!

The last picture sums it up so far as Australia is concerned.

A modern 100 km/h semi-trailer road vehicle versus a 70+ year old 0-6 ...

Posted 13 Sep 2021 09:24 in Victoria by Carnot

V/line have thrown in the towel on the Bendigo line today.  Completely bustituted.  This is likely to drag on for weeks.

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