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The Vinelander

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Cobblebank station Community open day...

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Posted 21 Nov 2019 13:03 in Victoria by The Vinelander

[quote=don_dunstan][quote]The Vinelander (train; not contributor) is dead, buried, and decomposing.[/quote]Don't worry, in the next few months there'll be an article on the [i]Sunraysia Daily [/i]abou ...

[quote=BrentonGolding][quote]As you travel around on your motorised two wheeled conveyance...perhaps a Vespa, observing the rail network from a distance...it might be an advantage to leave the bike at ...

I also believe the Brisbane Airtrain service charges access fees on top of the fare to recuperate the infrastructure investment.

Mike.

[quote=ZH836301]So rather than give a half-useful service to Rockbank and Cobblebank we're going to skip them to save a few minutes for the likes of Ballan?

Yes Minister couldn't write it better - ...

Below in Italics is a copy of a reply to a SA resident who wrote a letter of appreciation to Premier Andrews regards The Overland as a result of the Victorian government's decision to fund the  ...

[quote=justarider][quote][quote][color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI,]This got me thinking about how annoying yet another stop on the Ballarat line will be, particularly on weekends and off ...

[quote=ZH836301][quote][color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI,]This got me thinking about how annoying yet another stop on the Ballarat line will be, particularly on weekends and off-peak tim ...

[quote=GoldenGirl][quote]

Nonsense Exclamation
The Brumby Labor government in Victoria upon losing office in 2010 to the incoming Baillieu Liberal/National government left a surplus of $872Million.

[u ...

[quote=bevans][quote][quote]I know we are getting a little off topic but what physically needs to be done before the line becomes electric ?

Do they need to complete Metro Tunnel ?

I'm assuming t ...

This message obviously came from that 'higher plane' you exist on...Smile
Mike.

[quote=GoldenGirl][quote]If I haven't got the money to build something. I won't. So why can state labour find the extra billions when it was meant to come from the Federal Labour victory.. Fake News ...

Posted 16 Nov 2019 14:37 in Victoria by The Vinelander

Sounds like Mr Pinder said Mildura trains never again - a cost of $1 billion and no improvement in travel times?
don_dunstan


That's fine...if that was the answer to the question I aske ...

Posted 16 Nov 2019 06:45 in Victoria by The Vinelander

[size=2][font=Verdana, sans-serif]I thought I'd resurrect this relatively recent thread as a result of the PTUA AGM I attended in Flinders Lane this week.[/font][/size][size=3][font=Times New Roman", ...

[quote=kuldalai]One can have both vertical and lateral hunting , set off by rollingstock or track or combination of both . Best report the precise locations and Up or down track if duplicated track ...

Just wondering Mr ZH going right off track....of your whereabouts during your extended absences.

Of course you can feel free to tell me to mind my own business as well...Smile
Mike

[quote=skitz][quote]BG is right. An N-set shakes itself silly on the Bendigo line when coming down Chewton Bank and elsewhere. It'll be interesting to compare a Vlo and N-set on the Albury line thoug ...

Hey Princess...it's Princes...and don't get me started on the 'loose, lose' that some posters have difficulty with.

Mike.

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Weekday evening down services are at crush loading much of the time. The immediate need is to stop running 3 cars on weekday evening services. There is really no reason why they ...

Posted 09 Nov 2019 10:22 in Victoria by The Vinelander

[quote=BrentonGolding][quote]Seeing as you've brought it up, apart from a 5 minute delay at SCS for a defective signal and the odd extended dwell time at some platforms, the late running over the last ...

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I'm afraid you'll be getting used to 'those velocities on the Albury service' as that's whats coming along, for sure, definitely and without hesitation.

However they may have a differ ...

[quote=bevans][quote]Transport Minister Melissa Horne announcing some timetable tweaks from the start of December.

Some Pakenham/Cranbourne trains will be timetabled to run SLOWER.

PTV says ...

Agree with those comments and make the point again we do not want those velocities on the Albury service. We need better trains than this proposal.
freightgate


I'm afraid you'll be get ...

[quote=Valvegear]Ah; nostalgia.

Last night I was looking at some old Newsrail records of "Black Thursday" 1976. There was the Overland departing Spencer Street- twin X class locos and 17 vehicles. ...

[quote=X Class]Surely $200,000 wouldn't be too hard for the SA Government to find.

[url=/news/s/future-of-overland-train-service-in-doubt]Future of Overland train service in doubt[/quote]

It's a s ...

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