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by PeFe
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Regional Development
Topic: Adelaide Plains | Development and News
Replies: 15
Views: 7557

Re: Adelaide Plains | Development and News

And this land is part of "Adelaide's food belt".......growing produce that ends up on Adelaidian's tables.
by PeFe
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 3921
Views: 501803

Re: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains

Does anyone know of the future planning for the 3000 series rail cars?

Will they be converted to electric operation?

Or will they be run as diesels until they just die, and the government is forced to consider replacements?
by PeFe
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [U/C] Oaklands Crossing | $174m
Replies: 790
Views: 105031

[U/C] Re: Oaklands Crossing | $174m

Marion North then...
by PeFe
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [U/C] Oaklands Crossing | $174m
Replies: 790
Views: 105031

[U/C] Re: Oaklands Crossing | $174m

Has the plan to rename the station come to fruition?

If the state government does change it from "Oaklands" to "Marion Centre", then the existing Marion station should be renamed Park Holme (the suburb of its location), to avoid confusion.
by PeFe
Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 513
Views: 76793

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Oooops......forgot one other pumped hydro proposal !

- Middleback Ranges (west of Whyalla) using a disused mine. This is part of Gupta's plans.
by PeFe
Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Buses
Replies: 641
Views: 101459

Re: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Buses

Adelaide bus contracts are up for tender and the SA government seem intent on cutting services and forcing commuters to transfer modes to finish their journeys.........There is actually so little detail in the proposal I will wait for something more concrete to discuss. Thus was in the 'Tiser a coup...
by PeFe
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Trams
Replies: 4124
Views: 507044

Re: News & Discussion: Trams

Just noticed this article from the 'Tiser Liberals accused of delays over promised Marion Rd tramline fix On the eve of the 2016 Federal Election, Malcolm Turnbull and Nicolle Flint promised a $2 million study to fix Marin Rd near the tramline. But the report is still months away. Proposed fixes to ...
by PeFe
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 513
Views: 76793

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

AGL is proposing a pumped hydro facility at a mine located between Mt Barker and Murray Bridge. From In Daily Pumped hydro future planned for Kanmantoo's big pit Australian energy generator AGL has secured the right to develop, own and operate a 250-megawatt pumped hydro energy storage project at Hi...
by PeFe
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Regional Development
Topic: #Official Energy Thread
Replies: 225
Views: 58128

Re: #Official Energy Thread

The In Daily story on the same subject matter Port Augusta solar thermal project flares out The future of the long-mooted Port Augusta solar thermal plant is in doubt after the company behind the ambitious project, SolarReserve, failed to get finance in time for a State Government deadline. https://...
by PeFe
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Airport & Airlines
Replies: 2342
Views: 463769

Re: News & Discussion: Adelaide Airport & Airlines

Experiment to grow crops at Adelaide Airport... The article explains all.... From In Daily Why Adelaide Airport has been growing crops next to its runway A business case is being finalised for a project to grow a commercial farm crop to reduce runway air temperatures at Adelaide Airport. https://ind...
by PeFe
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [U/C] Oaklands Crossing | $174m
Replies: 790
Views: 105031

[U/C] Re: Oaklands Crossing | $174m

Wrong thread.
by PeFe
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 513
Views: 76793

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

The trees can easily be replanted on another part of that property...or if that property has no space then another SA Water property......

I bet they wouldn't complain if the road was being widened...
by PeFe
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Trams
Replies: 4124
Views: 507044

Re: News & Discussion: Trams

More on the digital tram and bus stops upgrade New and improved digital stops When: From Tuesday 2 April 2019 Public transport accessibility will be improved for passengers with the installation and upgrade of 50 digital real time bus and tram stops around metropolitan Adelaide. These upgrades will ...
by PeFe
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Regional Development
Topic: #Official Energy Thread
Replies: 225
Views: 58128

Re: #Official Energy Thread

Hey mods, how about merging this thread with the Electricity Infrastructure thread......
by PeFe
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Visions & Suggestions
Topic: Vision: CBD Underground Rail Loop
Replies: 48
Views: 9645

Re: Vision: CBD Underground Rail Loop

Really interesting concept.....however there is one thing that I think is a total disaster, and that is the use of lifts/elevators......very, very, slow at moving passengers up to street level compared to escalators.... also a lot more dangerous if there is a fire. Modern metro building techniques ...