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by noofnoof
Sat Jan 24, 2015 5:04 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Queensland Greens launch Public Transport plan
Replies: 7
Views: 3157

Re: Queensland Greens launch Public Transport plan

I fully support the Greens plan of fixing the public transport system and I hope they can hold the balance of power so these plans will become a reality. Cost to run public transport can be covered by imposing a public transport levy on cars, $5500 per car seat per year. One funding source I've see...
by noofnoof
Fri Jan 23, 2015 5:25 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Queensland Greens launch Public Transport plan
Replies: 7
Views: 3157

Queensland Greens launch Public Transport plan

Big points:

Return fares to 2010 levels
$60 million to new Train, Bus, and Ferry services
Abolish Tertiary Transport Concession Card

If they cut fares 20% I'd be happy, but 55% all the way back does sound very ambitious.

Full text here
http://qld.greens.org.au/lower-fares-better-services
by noofnoof
Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:46 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: QOCS tour, Coach Manufacturers
Replies: 2
Views: 1262

Re: QOCS tour, Coach Manufacturers

superbossgc wrote:there is ex BT Metroliner parked at front of coachwork.
As depicted in the second picture.
by noofnoof
Sat Mar 22, 2014 9:27 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: QOCS tour, Coach Manufacturers
Replies: 2
Views: 1262

QOCS tour, Coach Manufacturers

A big thanks to all those involved in organising, and all the hospitable people from Denning, Coach Design, Coach Concepts, and Coach Works for putting on a great barbeque. Click through on any image to see it at full resolution, and read the description. Follow me on Facebook, if that's your thing....
by noofnoof
Wed Feb 12, 2014 2:09 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: QOCS Tour: Brisbane Bus Manufacturers
Replies: 10
Views: 1437

Re: QOCS Tour: Brisbane Bus Manufacturers

March 22nd. Noted.
I'll have to check my classification closer to the release date.
by noofnoof
Sun Feb 09, 2014 6:08 pm
Forum: Transport Simulators
Topic: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2
Replies: 29
Views: 30578

Re: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2

Another video.

by noofnoof
Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:23 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: Drawings/sketches of QLD buses
Replies: 13
Views: 26609

Re: Drawings/sketches of QLD buses

That Optimus is so cute!
by noofnoof
Tue Jan 28, 2014 3:36 pm
Forum: Transport Simulators
Topic: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2
Replies: 29
Views: 30578

Re: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2

Just put together a video of the 'Comet Sun' or Bustech XDi/VST.

by noofnoof
Sat Dec 28, 2013 11:37 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Underground bus & train.
Replies: 31
Views: 4847

Re: Underground bus & train.

I'm worried about the implication that existing rolling stock wouldn't be able to use the tunnel.
"New generation" train carriages, able to work on tighter grades and corners, will be used on the underground rail route.
by noofnoof
Sat Dec 21, 2013 4:37 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: QR's Santa Express
Replies: 0
Views: 871

QR's Santa Express

On Thursday 19th December, I caught Queensland Rail's Santa Express to Springfield Central. Assembled here are some photos and videos. Please pretend you love me on Facebook. http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7362/11474694266_e872f33bec_c.jpg IMU 184 poses as Santa Express at Springfield Central Station...
by noofnoof
Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: Springfield Central
Replies: 3
Views: 1166

Springfield Central

Took a ride on the Springfield line today. Have to say I'm impressed with Springfield Central. Please follow me on facebook where I post things. http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7412/11202478304_d681e3bd52_c.jpg The next train board at Indooroopilly, with the nice new pale blue for the Springfield line...
by noofnoof
Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:51 pm
Forum: Transport Simulators
Topic: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2
Replies: 29
Views: 30578

Re: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2

James00 wrote:I was working on Ipswich but lost interest after doing all the roads.
This is being a positively massive task.
by noofnoof
Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: Transport Simulators
Topic: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2
Replies: 29
Views: 30578

Re: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2

Well, I'm working on Brisbane.

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by noofnoof
Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:56 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: "Harvey and the Humpbacks"
Replies: 0
Views: 1169

"Harvey and the Humpbacks"

If you can, please find the time to stalk me on Facebook. Or, browse through more of my photos on Flickr. http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3754/9347023195_e08a7d2e15_b.jpg Queensland Rail SMU 204 exits the Tunnel at South Brisbane on the third track. W1m2zMUuiFc A short compilation of buses at Boggo Ro...
by noofnoof
Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Transport Simulators
Topic: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2
Replies: 29
Views: 30578

Re: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2

It's part of this DLC: http://store.steampowered.com/app/22542 ... 1_5_9__405

For $5, I thought it reasonable.
by noofnoof
Tue Jul 23, 2013 12:21 am
Forum: Transport Simulators
Topic: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2
Replies: 29
Views: 30578

Re: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2

Have some more pictures of the 'Comet Sun'

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by noofnoof
Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: Transport Simulators
Topic: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2
Replies: 29
Views: 30578

Re: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2

Here is a picture of the Bustech in game.
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Anyone looking for a bit of competitve, or co-operative multiplayer, please feel free to add me: cuddlylobster
by noofnoof
Thu Jun 13, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: Aurizon Freight train, Yeerongpilly
Replies: 0
Views: 1082

Aurizon Freight train, Yeerongpilly

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7437/8976818448_ef15a7bc70_b.jpg "Sorry.... Not in Service" returning back to Sherwood depot. ag_dszTk4MA http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3773/8976827590_22d2f5753b_b.jpg Cattle wagons on the wye. x8cNUh4Gci8 http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7411/8976814636_b6c077e594_b.jpg...
by noofnoof
Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: Around South Bank
Replies: 4
Views: 2250

Re: Around South Bank

All relatively self explanatory.





by noofnoof
Mon May 20, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: Springfield Rail Stations
Replies: 8
Views: 1143

Re: Springfield Rail Stations

racingnathan wrote:It's a pity the current Qld government isn't so keen on public transport infrastructure though.
Mr Tony Abbott doesn't appear to be keen on forking over any money for Public Transport.
by noofnoof
Thu May 16, 2013 11:08 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: Around South Bank
Replies: 4
Views: 2250

Re: Around South Bank

Nice photos. Good to see a change in location for taking pics. Thanks. Oh, how I have come to despise pictures from the Cultural Centre. Love the last pic Cheers. http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7285/8737418569_e520319b54_b.jpg A 260 series on Platform 9, with Electric Tilt Train at Roma Street. wtwB...
by noofnoof
Tue May 14, 2013 10:34 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: Around South Bank
Replies: 4
Views: 2250

Around South Bank

A few pictures I took today. Make me a contact on Flickr . Stalk me on Facebook for all the transport related fun you can handle . http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7282/8738268298_a4376537cd_b.jpg Brisbane Transport W1381 approaching South Bank Busway Station. PzUQ1kUAQx4 CountryLink XPT through South ...
by noofnoof
Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: Transport Simulators
Topic: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2
Replies: 29
Views: 30578

Re: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2

northbritish wrote:Where were all the nimby's when you built your depot in the parkland?
Unlike Australia, thankfully Cims are fine with sacrifices for progress.
by noofnoof
Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:57 pm
Forum: Transport Simulators
Topic: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2
Replies: 29
Views: 30578

Re: PC Game - Cities In Motion 2

Great game. I've already sunk a fair few hours into it.
Here are some introductory videos I've put together.

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