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Yappo

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Yes. Unfortunately, it is unsurprisingly in the least given how absolutely incompetent and hopeless the govt has been in managing and overseeing this project. So much for the thinking that this would  ...

[quote=don_dunstan]To be realistic I just don't feel that any of this is remotely likely: It's nearly impossible to get any expansion of the suburban network up in South Australia bar the tiny less-th ...

Posted 24 Nov 2021 00:12 in Melbourne suburban by Yappo

[quote=Jordy33]There’s still much that can be discussed.

For example, would only running Mernda, and Werribee/Laverton line through MM2 be a waste? That’s likely only going to need 12TPH each w ...

[quote=don_dunstan]I'll put money on the probability that Transurban, the monopoly toll-road owner in this nation, ends up with the project as EastLink did in Victoria - probably $20 end-to-end, yet a ...

[quote=don_dunstan][quote]I'm still not sure what the point of that gab-fest was - nobody (Liberal or Labor) will stump up the money to reinstate even a very basic Adelaide Hills rail service, it's al ...

[quote=Djebel][quote][quote][quote][quote]The main problem is the speed of the car in australia. Outside of the major cities, it is almost always faster to either drive, or to fly than take the train ...

[quote=bevans]Once Melbourne sat at the top of the class the pinnacle of the worlds most liveable cities but now is slips to 8th and could find itself out of the top 10.

https://twitter.com/TheEcon ...

[quote=Djebel][quote][quote]The main problem is the speed of the car in australia. Outside of the major cities, it is almost always faster to either drive, or to fly than take the train. Sydney to m ...

Last month, the govt announced that both extension completion dates are to be pushed back a year.

[quote=Metronet]As part of this, two METRONET projects have had their project schedules adjusted € ...

I had no idea that a micro TBM was being used to complete twin 100m tunnels on the Thornlie- Cockburn ext...... Welcome to Jana TBM

[quote=Aaron][quote][quote][quote]Can't really say it is a correct decision as it really makes no difference to leave it there.

However, I agree that it is a minor issue should the suburban line ev ...

[quote=chomper][quote][quote]If my "news" is accurate, there will be no SRL, no Metro 2 nor anything else for PT for decades to come. The news on my grapevine is that the beer virus poopshow has creat ...

[quote=chomper]If my "news" is accurate, there will be no SRL, no Metro 2 nor anything else for PT for decades to come. The news on my grapevine is that the beer virus poopshow has created such a mass ...

[quote=justapassenger][quote]Can't really say it is a correct decision as it really makes no difference to leave it there.

However, I agree that it is a minor issue should the suburban line ever be ...

[quote]Correct decision.

In the event of there existing a legitimate plan to use the Barossa line again and the proponent handling the restoration of the rest of the route, the government can reins ...

Posted 24 Sep 2021 03:25 in Melbourne suburban by Yappo

[quote=John.Z][quote]Since we are talking about lines on a map [url=/user/520][b]@John[/b].Z, I thought I would draw yours as a reference point.

[img]https://i.ibb.co/0JqxHgC/SRLwest.jpg[/img ...

Just a quick post to note that track laying was completed in mid July;

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[quote=WA govt MR]The last piece of track h ...

[quote=don_dunstan]The ABC's Norman Herment has been going crook on Twitter about the overall cost of the Melbourne SRL project, particularly compared to Sydney Metro [b]which is being done for half t ...

[color=#383a3b][font=segoe ui, helvetica neue, Helvetica, Roboto, Oxygen, Ubuntu, Cantarell, fira sans, droid sans, sans-serif][size=2]SRL Bill 2021 introduced into Parliament, [url=https://www.legisl ...

[quote=justapassenger]Exactly why they need at least a second term.

There's still a whole lot of unactioned Labor proposals to work their way through rejecting or building before they can start pro ...

Posted 24 Jun 2021 19:39 in Western Australia by Yappo

[quote=Yappo]As per the previous article in October, WA and the Feds splitting the cost of a $8m feasibility study as [url=https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-12-04/state-government-pushes-forward-with-p ...

[quote=SinickleBird]I recall an initiative back in the late 70’s when off-peak red hens to Bridgewater were tabled Adelaide-Blackwood-Belair, thence all to Bridgewater. And reverse. They ran virtual ...

Posted 24 Jun 2021 17:39 in South Australia by Yappo

[quote=justapassenger]The Hove crossing project has finally been put out of its misery and cancelled in the state budget.

I believe this is a good decision. It's not a black spot crossing, the loc ...

[quote=John E]If SRL is a stand alone loop, how do you propose transporting carriages from Dandenong, ballarat etc and into the tunnel. E.g. diesel to Westall and then special transport to Heatherton ...

First batch of tenders for preliminary works look to be going out soon

[url=https://suburbanrailloop.vic.gov.au/News/Suburban-Rail-Loop-Early-Works-a-Step-Closer]https://suburbanrailloop.vic.gov.au ...

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