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by Torrens_5022
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Other Transport Projects
Replies: 688
Views: 228985

Re: News & Discussion: Transport Projects

There's no point closing any stations on the Gawler line, you just upgrade key stations and service them more. The long term plan is for a city loop joining the Gawler and Seaford (Aldinga) lines through a underground line through the city, it would open up a lot opportunities. You could catch a tra...
by Torrens_5022
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: Housing Developments | Northern Suburbs
Replies: 809
Views: 162672

Re: Housing Developments | Northern Suburbs

1000sqm blocks in suburbs wasn't the standard size, go look at the suburbs, Henley Beach South, Elizabeth's, etc 1950s subdivisions average block size 600sqm to 950sqm, the larger blocks are the more triangle shaped blocks, the 1/4 acre block never really existed, it was more a 1/5 acre block 800sqm...
by Torrens_5022
Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4778
Views: 920124

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

Tonsley station will be removed so a passing loop could be installed there. The entire line only takes 5 mins, they should put a second platform at Flinders station. You probably could have a train every 10min. It's double track for the first 1km of the spur line so it will be 2.7km single track. Tr...
by Torrens_5022
Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Trams
Replies: 4527
Views: 768921

Re: News & Discussion: Trams

E class trams wouldn't work in Adelaide, they're too wide 2.65m, Adelaide uses 2.40m trams, would it be easy (cheap) to modify the design.
by Torrens_5022
Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Cycling
Replies: 407
Views: 126031

Re: News & Discussion: Cycling Infrastructure

They're just going to end up in odd places like they did in Melbourne, someone even threw one at the Rav 4 at federation square on Saturday, Doesn't Adelaide have free bikes anyway?
by Torrens_5022
Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4778
Views: 920124

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

There's a lot more level crossings that need to go:
Oaklands Station, Brighton Rd, Park Tce Salisbury, Torrens Road Ovingham, Marion and Cross Rds Plympton, Emerson, Morphett Rd Morphettville, Kings Road Parafield. Womma Rd, Curtis Rd etc
by Torrens_5022
Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4778
Views: 920124

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

Yeah 10min currently is probably overkill, but compared to a train service it's pretty timid. It's more like a 864F every 20mins and a T840 every 20min, The service will be used. You could add a third route that goes a different way like a Nairne via Mt barker so you have three services each every 3...
by Torrens_5022
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4778
Views: 920124

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

Mount Barker is 33km from Adelaide via road, 53min on a T840, the train station is 55km to ARS, Belair is 21.5km and takes a minimum of 37mins, assuming both lines are in use and you run express and you get it down to to 32min, it will still take 80min to Mt Barker, the track is very windy and hilly...
by Torrens_5022
Sun Aug 27, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: [U/C] $12m Brighton Central Shopping Centre Re-devolpment
Replies: 11
Views: 10756

[U/C] Re: $12m Brighton Central Shopping Centre Re-devolpment

Brighton Related:
BP On The Run corner of Sturt / Brighton Roads in being rebuilt.
by Torrens_5022
Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:01 am
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Other Metropolitan Developments
Replies: 1395
Views: 299053

Re: Infill Developments | Metropolitan Adelaide

$45 million for 90 dwellings on the KFC / Hungry Jacks Everard Park site, sounds like a massive amount to build 90 apartments, the average price would be less then the build price, plus HJ's and KFC are earning a lot of income in this location, why demolish them and build a development that will loo...
by Torrens_5022
Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: News & Developments: Anzac Highway
Replies: 31
Views: 22669

Re: Anzac Highway Developments

West Torrens Council is annoyed over this - http://www.news.com.au/national/south-a ... cdbafe52ed
by Torrens_5022
Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Trams
Replies: 4527
Views: 768921

Re: News & Discussion: Trams

When the tram lines are extended the free area should extend to North Adelaide,, (turn back facilities would most likely be built at the last stop on O'Connell so you can have more frequent city services on nights / weekends etc). Entertainment Centre would only remain free if the line is not extend...
by Torrens_5022
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Contracts, Service & Policy
Replies: 1923
Views: 364531

Re: News & Discussion: Public Transport

The problem is it's an extra 4km to go around the city for each journey, now times that by the extra fuel used and extra pollutants in the air. People should use PT but it's not perfect and why should a shift worker be forced to drive around the city at midnight? The bottom half city in Adelaide is ...
by Torrens_5022
Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Contracts, Service & Policy
Replies: 1923
Views: 364531

Re: News & Discussion: Public Transport

People drive through the CBD because it's quicker shorter eg it's 7km Torrensville to Norwood via CBD and 11km via Greenhill Rd 60% longer. Detouring around the CBD and parklands is annoying. What's a useful solution to stop people taking the easiest route via the CBD?
by Torrens_5022
Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [CAN] Port Adelaide Dock Spur Line
Replies: 238
Views: 52598

[CAN] Re: Port Adelaide Dock Spur Line

Seems interesting, will this be a one station spur line? or maybe put a second station at Rosewater (Edith Street) it would be physically close to Port Adelaide but about 1.5km walk. Also will this mean the Outer half of the Outer Harbor line now gets a reduced services? Maybe it will be an All stop...