Started by ozbob, March 01, 2022, 04:06:16 AM
Quote from: verbatim9 on March 04, 2022, 13:52:48 PMTrams are robust aren't they? All around the world despite the weather conditions they prove resilient and keep on running, even in the depths of winter with heavy snow.I have also seen trams continue through flood water in Melbourne, there is no stopping those trams.It seems that the Blink system is predominantly built on areas that don't get flooded that often as well.
Quote from: verbatim9 on March 05, 2022, 20:00:21 PMApparently there is extensive damage at Beenleigh Station.I hope they don't spend too much money fixing it up again. It is due for demolition at the end of the year.
QuoteBrisbane bus services will soon return to a full timetable and trains are slowly resuming but ferries are still suspended after flooding, road closures, potholes and damaged traffic lights caused disruption to the city.Public transport and road tolls were free for about four days while some south-east Queensland rail services were back online last week as the state recovered. Intense rainfall triggered flash flooding through Brisbane and across the south-east, destroying ferry terminals and flooding train tracks.Queensland Treasurer Cameron Dick said the state's flood damage was about $2.5 billion."That includes money for disaster response and recovery and support measures," he said."Of that, at least $1 billion will be allocated to the restoration of public infrastructure of local governments and the state government."That includes things like roads, rail systems, bridges and other infrastructure."Mr Dick said private infrastructure damage would cost $936 million dollars in insurance claims for private homes and buildings. ...
QuoteBrisbane City Council's ferry network is likely to be out of action for up to three months, while damage to bikeways could take years to repair as council faces an "arduous" clean-up job. Key points:Brisbane's ferry network will be offline for up to three months, council saysRegatta ferry terminal has suffered serious damageBikeways across the city will also take months to repairWhile most of the ferry terminals that were replaced after the 2011 floods performed as planned, with gangways lifting clear of the floodwaters and only suffering minimal damage, Regatta terminal in Toowong suffered heavy damage. ...
Quote from: HappyTrainGuy on March 08, 2022, 18:34:05 PMRollingstock positioning is out of whack due to network closures to outside stabling facilities so some services were split to provide the numbers required. Elimbah was also closed. Large number of NGR out of action due to stabling on the Gold Coast line. Should mostly be resolved tomorrow.
Quote from: verbatim9 on March 09, 2022, 00:05:05 AMI hope it remains for the next couple of months. I have been catching trains and buses over the last couple days during peak. Loads are 50% and lower.Parking is also free until the end of March.I can't see a new timetable until after the Anzac and Labor Day Holiday. That will make it May before it's needed.
QuotePartial CityCat and ferry services will finally return to Brisbane from Monday while workers continue to repair $20 million worth of flood damage to the terminal network.Council confirmed services would return in three stages, starting with a Bulimba to Teneriffe cross river ferry service on Monday, April 4, and a temporary West End to Guyatt Park cross river service commencing on April 11.Ferry services would then expand to New Farm and Bulimba peninsulas during stage two of the plan and stage three will involve connecting services to the city at Riverside or Howard Smith Wharves, Southbank and Mowbray Park, and the eastern suburbs. ...
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