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by fabricator
Thu Oct 30, 2008 10:42 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: COM: Seaford Rail Extension | $291m | 5.5km
Replies: 306
Views: 73800

Re: SA seeks rail revamp funds

Fabricator have you seen how sucesful these sorts of setups are interstate? Bondi Junction would be a classic example. Remember in the long term the government wants this area to be surrounded by high rise apartments as well. Imagine you have 20+km of city past the end of the line, which isn't serv...
by fabricator
Thu Oct 30, 2008 4:10 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Contracts, Service & Policy
Replies: 1923
Views: 364050

Re: Buses vs Trains Debate

The 721/722/725 (all various version of) aren't buses, they haven't been in a long time. These are long distance routes which should have been replaced with a dedicated railway decades ago. At peak hour these are Articulated buses, are packed, and leave every 10-15 minutes (more often than that if y...
by fabricator
Thu Oct 30, 2008 4:02 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: COM: Seaford Rail Extension | $291m | 5.5km
Replies: 306
Views: 73800

Re: SA seeks rail revamp funds

From what I can tell this is somewhere at the back of the structure, with the buses at ground level, and the rail line in a trench. Quite frankly its hideous, those concrete walls surrounding the platform will make the place not only feel closed in, but make it unsafe and a magnet to idiots with spr...
by fabricator
Mon Oct 27, 2008 9:25 pm
Forum: Visions & Suggestions
Topic: fabricator's Tonsley to Reynella (and beyond) railway
Replies: 37
Views: 14026

fabricator's Tonsley to Reynella (and beyond) railway

These aren't rail extensions, lack ambition. How about an entire 22km main line instead ! Here is my submission to state railway inquiry, as per its limited terms of reference. As I suggested this extension to Dennis Hill (family first mp) who launched this enquiry. Slightly altered version to remov...