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by Volvo Super Olympian
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Rail Observations - March 2017
Replies: 97
Views: 19935

Re: NSW Rail Observations - March 2017

Are those published plans or internal? It'd be the only other logical place for the trains to go. Tangara age is going through the roof -- the oldest carriages are 29 years old this year. The newest (former G sets) are 20 years old. You can't keep cascading Tangara carriages off to Sector 1 without...
by Volvo Super Olympian
Sat Jun 13, 2015 1:13 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Photos by the Inspector.
Replies: 2
Views: 2004

Re: Photos by the Inspector.

That NSW train link Irizar from Dyson looks awesome.
by Volvo Super Olympian
Sun May 10, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Artarmon loop
Replies: 39
Views: 3296

Re: Artarmon loop

The blue one is Gore Hill shuttle bus, operated by Transdev Mt Kuringai.

http://www.gorehill.com.au/location/#tab-wrapper
by Volvo Super Olympian
Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:21 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Railway observations March 2015
Replies: 119
Views: 11607

Re: Railway observations March 2015

swtt wrote: No they can't. Nowhere to turn back at Glenfield.
They can Turnback at Glenfield, just need to shunt though - which won't be doable, since the overhead would be turned off. So essentially nothing can be run, except diesel haul.
by Volvo Super Olympian
Mon Mar 02, 2015 10:07 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: 6029- Steam train restored
Replies: 18
Views: 2856

Re: 6029- Steam train restored

Punchbowl Tiger Cub wrote:6029 has been on plenty of test runs in the last few months.
It will receive some more examinations whilst staying at Thirlmere before venturing to the Hunter Valley in a couple of weeks time.
Would it come thru Sydney by any chance?
by Volvo Super Olympian
Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Railway Observations - January 2015
Replies: 130
Views: 15345

Re: Railway Observations - January 2015

No, Leppington Yard is definitely not visible from Leppington station. It's almost 2km away from the station.
by Volvo Super Olympian
Tue Jan 27, 2015 2:58 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Railway Observations - January 2015
Replies: 130
Views: 15345

Re: Railway Observations - January 2015

So they are now being stored at Leppington instead?
by Volvo Super Olympian
Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:39 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: CDC Hillsbus (Volvo B9TL) decker at Chullora. 11/12/14
Replies: 105
Views: 37045

Re: CDC Hillsbus (Volvo B9TL) decker at Chullora. 11/12/14

But how come the Adelaide Scania Gemilang can be on the road so quick?

NSW Bureaucracy at their best?
by Volvo Super Olympian
Fri Aug 29, 2014 1:34 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Operator Observations - August 2014
Replies: 61
Views: 6777

Re: Private Operator Observations - August 2014

I wonder what happened to that stupid cab, I hope this turned out to be

Bus 1 vs taxi 0
by Volvo Super Olympian
Fri Aug 29, 2014 1:28 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: STA Observations - August 2014
Replies: 90
Views: 10092

Re: STA Observations - August 2014

But the White LED displays are so much easier to see and read from a distance compare to the old destos.
by Volvo Super Olympian
Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:06 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: STA Observations - August 2014
Replies: 90
Views: 10092

Re: STA Observations - August 2014

Is 2659 the only one with Hanover or all 37 of them?

Also, Are the current Bustech white LED ones Mobitec?

And how interesting, 2569 was the orange LED, and now 2659 is also Hanover.
by Volvo Super Olympian
Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: STA Observations - August 2014
Replies: 90
Views: 10092

Re: STA Observations - August 2014

What's happening with 2671(5060?), is it still sitting at L depot doing nothing?
by Volvo Super Olympian
Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:15 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Rail Observations - August 2014
Replies: 126
Views: 11246

Re: Rail Observations - August 2014

A new livery will make the trains more reliable and faster, didn't you know that SWTT??? That's basic physics! :D
by Volvo Super Olympian
Fri Aug 01, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: STA 2108.ST
Replies: 9
Views: 1049

Re: STA 2108.ST

Sometimes it does 891/895 as well
by Volvo Super Olympian
Sun Jul 06, 2014 3:09 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: And now TfNSW brings you the PRLR
Replies: 7
Views: 806

Re: And now TfNSW brings you the PRLR

I wonder what will happen to this plan after March 2015, probably never hear about it again as usual.
by Volvo Super Olympian
Thu Jul 03, 2014 11:16 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Inner West Light Rail observations
Replies: 1064
Views: 249521

Re: Light Rail Implementation 2013/4 _MLR Extension

2112 was seen doing driver training today, still with CAF on the windows and plastics inside on the seats.
by Volvo Super Olympian
Thu Jul 03, 2014 5:13 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Delivery of new trams for Inner West Light Rail Extension
Replies: 246
Views: 32586

Re: Delivery of new trams for Inner West Light Rail Extensio

2112, 2114-2118 are here, 2118 has already been here for two weeks at least.
by Volvo Super Olympian
Sun Jun 29, 2014 1:12 am
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: M50 operated by 3710
Replies: 10
Views: 1871

Re: M50 operated by 3710

Must have been caused by the broken down Hillsbus bendi on the Harbour Bridge earlier during the afternoon peak. It was a chaotic Friday afternoon, more chaotic than usual.
by Volvo Super Olympian
Thu Jun 12, 2014 3:43 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: M61 double deckers
Replies: 16
Views: 2391

Re: M61 double deckers

In the past few days, I have observed that the 13:15 607X Rouse Hill to City, follow by 14:27 607X city to rouse Hill, regularly operated by a CDI.
by Volvo Super Olympian
Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:39 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: STA Observations - June 2014
Replies: 99
Views: 8640

Re: STA Observations - June 2014

Quoting from last months observation,

http://www.busaustralia.com/forum/viewt ... 72#p916372

Regarding the next STA 5060, VST Scania K280UB midi, is it ready for service yet?
by Volvo Super Olympian
Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:35 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: New buses/changes at CDC
Replies: 33
Views: 3239

Re: New buses/changes at CDC

Probably because the cooltek are so $hit compare to Denso :P
by Volvo Super Olympian
Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:32 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Rail Observations - June 2014
Replies: 117
Views: 10536

Re: Rail Observations - June 2014

Swtt, I think it did a Bankstown run. Look at this funny news clip :P

http://m.media.smh.com.au/news/nsw-news ... 01735.html
by Volvo Super Olympian
Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:02 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Rail Observations - June 2014
Replies: 117
Views: 10536

Re: Rail Observations - June 2014

That's not a 2K, it's either K98 or K99 with the middle cabs removed. K1-K4 were re marshalled to two 4K, with driving cabs removed in the driving trailer.

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