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Nightfire

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Would signaling within Warrnambool yard limit be a separate future project associated with train stabling works ?

Locals are very upset that pedestrian access across the tracks at the Up end of th ...

Will Camperdown lose It's crossing loop ? It would seem so.

[quote=kitchgp]Weekly Operational Notice 14/2021 details the installation of 3 x sets of motorised points for the new Boorcan Loop, 1 x down-facing and 2 x up-facing. The diagram in the [i]Regional Ra ...

[quote=Gman_86]The only possible gain in converting the lines North of Seymour would be if it were to include the re-opening of the line to Narrandera. This would provide a secondary route for rail fr ...

[quote=gippslander][quote][/quote]the additional 'services' are of course just more stops which will benefit travellers at stations with Mansfield line patronage!

Trafalgar is only heavily used for o ...

Posted 12 Apr 2021 21:07 in Victoria by Nightfire

[quote=richter170]The 47kg is stamped 2018 'one which normally indicates BHP produced it.

It was an entire train full that came from Spotswood John Holland.

I'm just glad they decided not to use ...

[quote=DirtyBallast][quote]As for curve realignment, land values and availability of vacant land around Drouin and Warragul would be a significant Issue.

The alignment through the Haunted Hills Isn't ...

[quote=gippslander]There is no reason to spend a fortune upgrading the line beyond Traralgon for the modest numbers travelling beyond.

Traralgon, Morwell, Moe, Warragul and Drouin have by far the lar ...

[quote=Lockie91][quote][/quote]As I said in my original post, average speed is under 100km/h. This is with some sections of Class 1 and Class 2U.

There is opportunity to ease Longwarry - Drouin an ...

Posted 11 Apr 2021 08:03 in Victoria by Nightfire

[quote=Djebel][quote][quote][quote][/quote][/quote].[/quote]There probably is, but it terminates at Tullamarine instead of SCS.. Just because it's not a bus or train doesn't mean it's not public tr ...

Posted 10 Apr 2021 22:29 in Victoria by Nightfire

[quote=Upven][quote][quote]Yarrawonga and mulwala have a combined population of 10000 people more than Maryborough. Swan hill is similar in size.

Where is the passenger service and why not create ...

Maybe they should straighten and widen the reservation now, before land values in the soon-to-be future eastern suburb of Sale get too high.
Djebel
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[quote=Lockie91][quote]

[/quote]I was waiting for someone to come along and crunch my back of the envelope maths a little harder than I did at 4am.

It can easily translate with the right in ...

An Interesting error In this news article  

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[quote=s3_gunzel][quote]The Berejiklian Government has announced that the New Intercity Fleet (previously known as "NIF"), will now be named the "Mariyung"[/quote]

Missed a chance there. Could have ...

[quote=Djebel][quote]Cross fingers, that when Dandy trains go into the tunnel, the pathway from Sth Yarra UP, is available for the Gippy pretty much exclusive.

Could even have the platform and term ...

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla][i]'... [color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI,]Speed is only half the issue, reliability is the biggest one. Most can put up with a slightly longer journey if they know ...

[quote=Gman_86]There is very little space around Sunshine station itself for anymore platforms, but as others have said, this is fine for now*, as the Airport line can exist on the current suburban li ...

[quote=bingley hall]"One of four of the world’s largest proposed sand-mining projects" - mmmmm, really?

The Maroona to Portland line is quite capable of taking the equivalent of 30 loaded truck mov ...

[quote=route14]Would it be more economically and spatially viable to quad Dandenong to Pakenham? Country trains used to reach full speed once past Dandenong, but with a 10 minute frequency to Pakenha ...

Not enough of their donors in rail to make it worthwhile lining their pockets...
james.au
Also not enough willing bums to sit on Inter capital train seats, people want a quick areoplane  ...

Has this Incident added extra rail traffic on the Main Western line over the Blue Mountains and through Parkes ?

Posted 25 Mar 2021 20:48 in The Lounge by Nightfire

[quote=The Vinelander][quote][/quote]

As I'm currently in east Gippsland, Bruthen to be specific and riding the east Gippsland Rail trail to/from Orbost, please point out where I'll find another of t ...

Posted 25 Mar 2021 20:01 in The Lounge by Nightfire

[quote=The Vinelander]When leaving Bacchus Marsh on the UP on the left of the train, a strange looking structure in the middle of the Market Garden can be seen on with a faded sign saying Dr Morse's i ...



None from a passenger perspective but certainly a LOT of freight is loaded and carried down there in containers if I am not mistaken?
bevans
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