[COM] The Bend Motorsport Park

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[COM] Re: The Bend Motorsport Park

#61 Post by SBD » Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:49 pm

flaneur wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:47 pm
rail stop proposal on the cards, GSR may be interested or at the least hire out rollingstock for charter, Adelaide City Council preparing a plan to bring The Overland into Adelaide Rail Station but no word of interest from Adelaide Metro
Practically, bringing the Overland in to Adelaide station now requires at a minimum for the standard gauge track to cross the Gawler and Outer Harbor lines and dual gauge track on one platform. The platforms now are nowhere near as long as they were when regional and interstate trains regularly came in to the station. I'm not sure what extra infrastructure would be required to support shunting to push the train in to the station off of the main line - some signals and safeworking at least, possibly an extra siding or parallel line to be able to pull it in to the Adelaide yard, then run the locomotives round to the other end, rather than push it all the way from Adelaide Parklands Station on the main line.

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[COM] Re: The Bend Motorsport Park

#62 Post by mattwinter » Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:53 pm

I wonder if, for something like a once off to Tailem Bend for race days, it would make more sense for the train to pick passengers up from somewhere like Goodwood station. Already a platform there (disused) for the SG line, can connect with Seaford / Tonsley / Belair lines there....?

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