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gmanning1

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[quote=NSWGR8022]There is arguably some potential but is there scope for a passenger service running just between Darwin and Katherine stopping at any intermediate stations?

Are we at that stage ye ...

This may also help in explaining how the platforms interconnect -
Transtopic
Am I correct in assuming that the existing "suburban tunnel" which appears to be currently blocked due to con ...

[quote=justapassenger][quote]If you do close public transport what alternative do you offer to essential personal that rely on it?[/quote]Essential workers are put up in a hotel close to their facilit ...

So in laymen's terms, what exactly will be the likely available options when the T3 services no longer transverse via the city circle?

What are the priorities?

I'm trying to understand what the  ...

[quote=simstrain]according to my 2018 numbers there are 50,820 entries between Bankstown and Erskineville. West of Bansktown to Carramar there is only 6640 including yagoona and birrong which add 3,00 ...

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The issue I have I cannot see how it took 9mths to convert the ECRL if the connection to the NWRL is not part of the schedule.

I'll check the Youtube videos before of the ECRL un ...

I've noticed at Ashfield station (in Sydney) on platform 4 (turn-back platform?) they have three of these in a row.

Why would they need 3? With some Googling, I get this:

This idea should be pinned to the freight requirements between Perth, Geraldton and the Pilbara but would you consider a line from Katherine to the WA north?
x31
Often wondered if a line ...

How many places run skip-stop services.  I only know of a few NYC subway lines.
tazzer96
I'm not sure if this is what you mean, but I know the Midland line in Perth does this, although I ...

From the timetable...

Harden (01:07) to Cootamundra (01:42) is (35min)

Cootamundra (01:42) to Wagga Wagga (02:47) is (1hr 5min)

What I can't phathom is why someone would be carrying on like t ...

Posted 03 Oct 2016 12:04 in News by gmanning1

Are there any metro systems in Australia other than cityrail where guards are deployed?
The trains on board camera's can be monitored from a central location.
RTT_Rules
A f ...

There is 4 trains per hour from Homebush, is it possible to get another 2 trains per hour only running from Ashfield?
RTT_Rules


Looking at the morning peak T2 timetable, there are effe ...

Posted 29 Jun 2016 17:58 in Sydney Suburban by gmanning1

I believe if you read the Network Rules on the Railsafe website, it might be a  bit plainer
theanimal
OK thanks for that, I suppose I should be calling them "Railway Track Signals"!!

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Posted 28 Jun 2016 11:31 in Sydney Suburban by gmanning1

Either early this year or late last year I was at Arncliffe station and detonators were going off as the trains passed at very slow / crawling speed. I've no idea why, but at least 2 or three went off ...

Posted 12 Jun 2016 19:19 in Sydney Suburban by gmanning1

There isn't the demand to justify such an idea. The trains would be empty.
"Aurora8"

Even the Olympic Park Sprint for most of the time literally runs empty (outside of peak periods a ...

a bucketload on turnbacks
simstrain
Just for us curious folk, what is the cost of a turn back, financially and practically.

I've read about high speed ones, etc, but they seem to be ...

[quote= Somebody]She sentenced Harper to six months' jail, less the 27 days he has already served in custody. He was ordered to pay Metro trains $1595.80 in compensation, and $280 to the victim, for b ...

I think you mean Lewisham Station

- 17min by HR to Townhall Station, 27/28min by LR.

RTT_Rules

They could terminate the existing LR from Central at the Fish markets/Wentworth, and sim ...

[quote=Myrtone]No I'm sorry, but that's within the Melbourne Metropolitan area, which has lots of level crossings elsewhere. No, I'm asking if there are examples where the railway traverses or termina ...

[quote=don_dunstan]MP John Alexander admits that the development of a high-speed railway line running through his electorate is really about pushing up property prices:

[i]Mr Alexander suggested pr ...

Here is a non-political solution.

A levy. (I know it won't get off the ground!!)

It's all happening, a $2 levy for railway crossings, to be paid for by both car commuters and train user's...

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You must admit that it's a conundrum...

I lived in Clayton for a period of time for work, and used to wonder what was the solution for the banked up traffic on both the Clayton and Centre road leve ...

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