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by Milkomeda
Sat Mar 01, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4178
Views: 609808

Re: U/C: Electrification & Upgrade of the Adelaide Rail Netw

ChillyPhilly wrote:For those wanting to test a 4000-class like me: 4pm weekday service departing Adelaide should be electric.
No just use this to know when the next electric train is going to arrive in Adelaide or at your station.

http://transittimesapp.com/electric

HAIL THE GPS!!!
by Milkomeda
Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:31 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4178
Views: 609808

Re: U/C: Electrification & Upgrade of the Adelaide Rail Netw

Ah the media are a joke.. a "Secret Test" of Adelaide's new trains, not sure how it's a secret when it's all over the transport departments websites, facebook and twitter :lol: http://tenplay.com.au/news/adelaide/2013/11/13/secret-test I doubt its really secret I mean all you have to do is go up an...
by Milkomeda
Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:15 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4178
Views: 609808

Re: U/C: Electrification & Upgrade of the Adelaide Rail Netw

Tomorrow another historic occasion is due to occur

Railcar 4001 is due to be tested from Seaford to Brighton presumably to test the electric trains past Noarlunga and to test the large section of electrical infrastructure of the line that went live yesterday
by Milkomeda
Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:18 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4178
Views: 609808

Re: U/C: Electrification & Upgrade of the Adelaide Rail Netw

The first trains have arrived in Oaklands since the shutdown early this year. Two test trains came through the Goodwood underpass and reversed over the Oaklands crossover to return to the city. I was told by a friendly official on the platform that there may have been a third planned. The train at ...
by Milkomeda
Tue Oct 22, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4178
Views: 609808

Re: U/C: Electrification & Upgrade of the Adelaide Rail Netw

ABC reporting the Labor government now plans to extend the partial electrification of the Gawler line from Dry Creek to Salisbury
by Milkomeda
Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:20 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4178
Views: 609808

Re: U/C: Electrification & Upgrade of the Adelaide Rail Netw

According to a train driver the Noarlunga Line is going to be reopened in 6 weeks (thats when they are rostered to start on the Noarlunga Line)
by Milkomeda
Sat Sep 21, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4178
Views: 609808

Re: U/C: Electrification & Upgrade of the Adelaide Rail Netw

Tonsley213 wrote:
[Shuz] wrote:Two months late. Are they going to fine them or what?
fine who?
The signalling contractor and possibly the electrification contractor as well I presume
by Milkomeda
Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:09 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4178
Views: 609808

Re: U/C: Electrification & Upgrade of the Adelaide Rail Netw

Noarlunga Line is still on course to be reopened this month after signalling issues caused a delay in the works

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/nation ... 6721662728
by Milkomeda
Tue Sep 17, 2013 9:44 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4178
Views: 609808

Re: U/C: Electrification & Upgrade of the Adelaide Rail Netw

The disruptions to the Belair Line are going to be more severe than that announcement makes them out to be because Ad Met updated with another announcement regarding full weekend closures spanning from September to the start of December (Which will effect the Noarlunga Line assuming it reopens in Oc...
by Milkomeda
Sun Sep 08, 2013 4:28 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4178
Views: 609808

Re: U/C: Electrification & Upgrade of the Adelaide Rail Netw

Does anyone know why there are still wooden sleepers between oaklands station and warradale station all the poles are up ready for wires just seems strange they are still there ?? Wooden Sleepers were left in this section because if the Oaklands overpass is built, this area would be the Approach ra...
by Milkomeda
Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [COM] Goodwood Junction Rail Underpass | $110m
Replies: 236
Views: 85393

[COM] Re: U/C: Goodwood Junction Rail Underpass | $110m

Almost ready for the Noarlunga Line to be reopened.
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by Milkomeda
Mon Jul 15, 2013 3:17 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4178
Views: 609808

Re: U/C: Electrification & Upgrade of the Adelaide Rail Netw

Good to see the first new train will be arriving soon! and the Belair line is still not open. How is it that in 7 months with no trains and stuff-all track work that they are having signalling issues when they had all that time? :roll: To be fair they had to wait for construction of the underpass t...
by Milkomeda
Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4178
Views: 609808

Re: U/C: Electrification & Upgrade of the Adelaide Rail Netw

Belair Line reopening date to be announced next week
by Milkomeda
Fri Jun 07, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4178
Views: 609808

Re: U/C: Electrification & Upgrade of the Adelaide Rail Netw

I am confused over the budget figures for rail electrification: are they spending $150m to electrify the short 10km distance just Dry Creek in 3 years? and $160m to electrify the longer 30km distance to Noarlunga in just 6 months? no mention of anymore new trains between now and 2016? :? The cost a...