Southern Cross platforms 15/16 to North Melbourne

A new track pair is being built to serve the new Southern Cross platforms 15/16, running to the west of the existing suburban tracks. To make way for these, the existing goods lines are being rebuilt further west, requiring an additional double track bridge over Dudley Street.

Pinch point beside Docklands Stadium, limiting how many tracks can pass

There is enough for only one goods line track once the RRL track pair take over the goods line alignment. Instead of single tracking the goods line, I would have pinched 2 metres from the highway median strip, and moved the road over...

October 24, 2010