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Recommendations in the Rail Operations Review

Started by Derwan, February 24, 2009, 09:14:08 AM

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How about some commitments to implement recommendations in the Rail Operations Review discussed here:  http://backontrack.org/mbs/index.php?topic=1443.0

Bob - the link in the original discussion is dead, but I have a copy of the document if you'd like to host it on the site?  It's about 5.3MB.
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These are the recommendations for the next 3 years according to the study. Planning and construction must be starting rather soon on these projects for them to be delivered in the required timeframe. Yet how many of these projects are the political parties going to promise us?

2010 - Duplication between Keperra and Ferny Grove.
2010 - Extra stabling at Caboolture to support 15 min off-peak service.
2012 - 3rd track Lawnton to Petrie (or alternatively slow down services by a further 2-3mins).
2010 - Stabling at Thornside.
2010 - Duplication Birkdale to Wellington Point & Birkdale to Cleveland.
2012 - 3rd platform at Manly.
2010 - Grade seperation of Park Road junction.
2010 - 4th platform at Kuraby.
2010 - 3rd track Kuraby to Kingston.
2012 - 3rd track Kingston to Loganlea.
2010 - Stabling upgrade at Robina.
2010 - 4th track Dutton Park to Banoon (or alternatively slow down contra-peak Gold Coast service by 4 mins).
Evening peak service to Enoggera* 2007 - 7tph
Evening peak service to Enoggera* 2010 - 4tph
* departures from Central between 16:30 and 17:30.

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