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Posted 15 Sep 2021 11:12 in Victoria by skitz

[quote=Carnot]It's worth noting that concrete non-convertible BG sleepers are going in between Korong Vale and Lalbert at present (which has been 20-30 km/h for the past year). Around 60% of existing ...

[quote=John.Z][quote]Any power user can enter into a supply agreement with any (registered) power supplier. Much as the Smelter in Victoria did with Loy Yang B or A. Loy Yang puts into the grid what t ...

[quote=8502]It is not adequate to focus on the metro systems without looking at a strategy for the V/Line system which is quite large in its own right. What is the plan to remove diesel trains from t ...

[quote=james.au][quote][quote][quote]Anyone know what the wheel diameter on these bad boys is? That could be a factor...[/quote]Whats the wheel diameter issue down there? I know it also had some imp ...

Posted 19 Aug 2021 13:54 in Victoria by skitz

[quote=BigShunter]Some serious $$$ if the Canola can make through to harvest Shocked
[i][b]Canola crops turn to fields of gold with price sky-rocketing.[/b][/i]

[i]Just when growers thought th ...

Posted 19 Aug 2021 13:49 in Victoria by skitz

[quote=Lachlan's Train Channel][quote][quote]

I'm like that with aeroplanes, however with trains I'm not as romantic and my interest in 4 car velocities is because platforms in Geelong (and presumabl ...

Posted 09 Aug 2021 08:45 in Victoria by skitz

[quote=kuldalai][quote][quote][quote]This section of track is class 2 for 130 kph for rail cars. When it was re opened back in 2004, the sleepers were still timber.

Can anyone update me as to how m ...

Posted 06 Aug 2021 09:42 in Victoria by skitz

Just to calibrate all the risk conversations into some perspective, thousands of truck drivers sit in front of their loads in nothing but a tin box.  Heavy mass, dangerous goods, the lot.  Despite bei ...

Posted 29 Jul 2021 09:23 in Victoria by skitz

[quote=Carnot][quote][quote]I find it incredulous this issue could not be avoided for a customer of the network. The Toolamba Line should have already been repaired.

Does anything actually work ...

Posted 14 Jul 2021 10:19 in Victoria by skitz

If the power fault affects the signal control centre trains can't run...

But then they should have a UPS installed to prevent this from happening.

railblogger

Someone was cooking toas ...

[quote=freightgate]News flash guys

You Victorian’s don’t have a minister competent to fix the Southbank truck problem. Again overnight a car was crushed by a b double truck at that notorious ...

[quote=Stafford]If the situation came to pass that the Victorian government (in this instance) invested a significant enough sum of money into the regional rail network to allow it to become a viable ...

[quote=Valvegear]In the schemes put up by tom9876543 and Djebel, the common theme is that space where they want to go is extremely tight. In the contributions that both have made, I haven't seen any r ...

Posted 18 Jun 2021 12:58 in The Lounge by skitz

[quote=DirtyBallast]Yeah. I need to correct myself with the situation at Yallourn too.

Apparently this issue is indeed with the Morwell River diversion aqueduct through the mine. Apparently it coul ...

[quote=route14]I believe the original purpose of deploying Vlocities on this route was to minimize the wear and tear on the historical bridge. Since we now have a new bridge, this need no longer exis ...

[quote=route14]I suppose the Bairnsdale Vlocities can be changed back to locomotive hauled trains since the Avon River Bridge has been rebuilt. The existing sets are not the long distance version and ...

Posted 15 Jun 2021 08:34 in Victoria by skitz

[quote][quote][i]'... [color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI,]So in short at this stage ATSB is still in the fact gathering stage. ...'[/font][/size][/color][/i]

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Posted 11 Jun 2021 16:21 in Victoria by skitz

Is it something that is defined in the Victorian rulebook anywhere before ARTC took over the DIRN?
Its not a term i'm familiar with or ever heard before.
jakar
I have neve ...

Regarding quality and excellence, I would suggest the culture that is Victoria is a significant factor.   Above it was mentioned about people and money being the problem, yet having seen the industry  ...

[quote=712M]Another update has been released regarding this project.

Pakenham (main) station will be converted to an elevated side platform design to the south of the current station.

Pakenham E ...

Posted 27 May 2021 09:36 in Victoria by skitz

[quote=richter170]The Bungaree North line out of service since January this year, is about to have a contract let out for dismantling, transport to Inglewood and relaying between Dunolly and Inglewood ...

Posted 25 May 2021 10:56 in Victoria by skitz

From today's Portland Observer. Don't know which loco it is.

Edit - 100 sleepers were replaced over the weekend.

RustyRick

The  ...

Posted 17 May 2021 13:21 in The Lounge by skitz

[quote=don_dunstan][quote]For heaven's sake; dump the contaminated soil up in the sunset country west of Nowingi, where its deserted.[/quote]There's three million tonnes of the stuff that will need to ...

Posted 17 May 2021 08:07 in Victoria by skitz

[quote=Tii][quote][quote][quote][quote]Funny, I hadn't missed anyone .....................

Rats and sinking ship?[/quote]I'm just an armchair nobody but from this distance, it's always seemed an od ...

[quote=The Vinelander][quote]140km in 3 hours - that’s the same as Lithgow to Sydney.

However, the patronage from Lithgow isn’t what justifies the level of service - it’s the commuter popula ...

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