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by RetroGamer87
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Trams
Replies: 4458
Views: 644377

Re: News & Discussion: Trams

Pistol wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:52 pm
In Canberra and as I type am looking at their tram line down Northbourne Avenue. Looks fantastic and what I would expect a tram down the middle of Port Road to look like.
Why would we need a tram line down Port Road when there's already a railway line running parallel with Port Road?
by RetroGamer87
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [U/C] North-South Motorway
Replies: 4410
Views: 658060

[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: 4281
Views: 624338

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: 840
Views: 135987

[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: 4281
Views: 624338

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: 840
Views: 135987

[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...