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Posted 23 Jan 2017 20:11 in South Australia by BillD
Thanks to a heads-up from Alex C, I got a shot too.
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Posted 13 Jan 2017 13:08 in South Australia by BillD
T2T Link to video of the overpass placement.
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Posted 12 Jan 2017 16:12 in South Australia by BillD
12th of Jan 2017. The third span is being supported in its final location awaiting joining plates and a couple of hundred nuts and bolts .
Posted 11 Jan 2017 12:51 in South Australia by BillD
Second span being bolted to the first 11th Jan 2017
Posted 09 Jan 2017 21:58 in South Australia by BillD
Another shot of the span replacement machinery.
Posted 09 Jan 2017 17:48 in South Australia by BillD
South Road traffic passing under the new span 9th Jan 2017.
Posted 08 Jan 2017 17:47 in South Australia by BillD
The first span of the T2T overpass was in place by 4pm today (8 Jan 2017).
One person watching the works said that he was told that the span weighs 268 tons.This would be in keeping with the big ...
Posted 04 Jan 2017 21:39 in South Australia by BillD
Afternoon, 4th Jan 2017. The attached image is taken from the Queen St level crossing
The 400 ton capacity crane in the foreground and the (350 ton?) unit behind it have placed the initial bridge ...
Posted 11 Sep 2016 13:32 in South Australia by BillD
No pictures yet, but there's a bit of information here:
Posted 29 Apr 2016 18:56 in South Australia by BillD
I called in at Brighton tonight to watch 3000 railcars terminating on the middle road where passengers would board or alight. There were seven buses standing by as I arrived.
Leaving just before 6: ...
Posted 28 Feb 2016 16:39 in South Australia by BillD
The earthing links are still in place at 4pm on Sunday afternoon. There were no machines or workers along the branch.
Posted 03 Jan 2016 22:36 in South Australia by BillD
[quote=62440]i gather they used copper stranded catenary wire which is being replaced.[/quote]
[size=2][font=Calibri, sans-serif]7/3.75mm Plain Hard Drawn Copper to AS1746[/font][/size]
Posted 03 Jan 2016 15:22 in South Australia by BillD
Sunday afternoon Working near Daws Road
Posted 03 Jan 2016 00:13 in South Australia by BillD
10pm-ish Saturday 2nd of Jan 2016
We watched a substantial tower wagon work its way back from Goodwood to Leader Street.The guys were removing pulleys, squaring up the registration arms, clamping ...
Posted 26 Dec 2015 23:56 in South Australia by BillD
Late afternoon, Saturday the 26th of December.
A Hi-Rail excavator and truck were removing mud-laden ballast on the ARTC line and replacing it with new, clean material in the vicinity of the Mills ...
Posted 08 Mar 2015 01:44 in South Australia by BillD
Saturday night I called in to Croydon and West Croydon to check on the progress.
There were two concrete slabs next to the line at West Croydon. Very heavy looking, maybe 300 - 400mm thick.
Posted 29 Jan 2015 20:39 in Trams and Light Rail by BillD
Here's Adelaide's H-Type 352 waiting at Brighton Rd on what I believe is its first outing after its refurbishment.Flexity 115 approaches in the far distance.
Posted 15 Jul 2014 21:19 in South Australia by BillD
Firstly, apologies for my mediocre phone photo - looking along the platform, taken on the weekend. ...
Posted 28 May 2014 19:04 in South Australia by BillD
Chan 7 news tonight (Wed 28th) had a short item from today showing a 4007 end unit on the truck at Mt Compass.Bill.
Posted 19 May 2014 20:47 in Trams and Light Rail by BillD
Adelaide tram enthusiasts please note:
"City & Glenelg - The Municipal Tramways Trusttram line" is the title of a new book by ex-South Australian Brian Andrews and local identity Trevor Triplow. ...
Posted 19 May 2014 20:40 in Trams and Light Rail by BillD
Posted 23 Apr 2014 23:13 in South Australia by BillD
9:30pm, Wednesday the 23rd. All quiet on-site.Both tracks were blocked by STOP signs pointing toward the city at the 6th Ave end of the works.I was hoping to find a group of enthusiastic orange-v ...
Posted 18 Apr 2014 22:12 in South Australia by BillD
Some more shots from today (18th April 2014).
The first image shows prefabricated points destined for the Adelaide Up track north of Ascot Park station. The points were assembled in a yard near the ...
Posted 06 Feb 2014 14:21 in South Australia by BillD
Tuesday night while waiting for the 4000 to arrive, I was told by someone who is close to the job that they had posession each night from 9:30 for further activities.
I went up for a look last nigh ...
Posted 05 Feb 2014 00:21 in South Australia by BillD
Indeed, thanks to Jumbo2001!
Here are three shots at Goodwood on 4001's run in plus another at Oaklands later on. Bill.
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