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by RetroGamer87
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [U/C] North-South Motorway
Replies: 4058
Views: 585767

[U/C] Re: North-South Motorway

So why isn't it a continuous depth the whole way through? Was this done to reduce the volume of earth that would have be moved?
by RetroGamer87
Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4129
Views: 571254

Re: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains

There have been lots of plans to expand and electrify our railways. Many have relied on Federal funding which was not available. There have been technical disagreements as to whether it should be 1500V DC or 25kV AC. And at least one study concluded the costs outweigh the benefits. What are the ben...
by RetroGamer87
Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [COM] Oaklands Crossing | $174m
Replies: 836
Views: 125626

[COM] Re: Oaklands Crossing | $174m

Weren't they planning to rebuild Oaklands station above grade rather than below grade?

It seems like the previous time they upgraded Oaklands station wasn't that long ago.
by RetroGamer87
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4129
Views: 571254

Re: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains

Up until recently I regarded a Gawler Place alignment as the best option for a tunnel under the City. However, lately I've been more seriously considering the advantages of a Pultney Street alignment. But with all the high rise development occurring around the east end of Rundle Mall, I'm wondering...
by RetroGamer87
Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [COM] Oaklands Crossing | $174m
Replies: 836
Views: 125626

[COM] Re: PRO: Oaklands Rail Underpass

Looks like the underpass is in a slightly different location to the current track. This is a screenshot of what is there currently: https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180117/aaf9842ef2649a9e72c4bd4239a81a4b.jpg This is their new render with the track moving towards the left of the image and the new...