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'The Hop' Branding Rollout

Postby CityRail » Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:21 pm

Scoop! Sydney Trains have arrived at this station!

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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby PLI » Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:42 pm

I still don't understand why they used Grey and Orange? I would have used colours that actually had to do with CityRail, say yellow and blue like the logo?
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby Fleet Lists » Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:25 pm

PLI wrote:I still don't understand why they used Grey and Orange? I would have used colours that actually had to do with CityRail, say yellow and blue like the logo?

Their new logo colour is orange
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby crimsontide » Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:48 am

PLI wrote:I still don't understand why they used Grey and Orange? I would have used colours that actually had to do with CityRail, say yellow and blue like the logo?


Coming soon Jetstar Rail ;)
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby PLI » Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:17 am

Thats exactly what I was thinking!
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby Andrew » Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:26 pm

Looks like old mate needs the next couple of sizes up, unless he was specifically going for the MUSCLE T look
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby captainch » Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:32 pm

the orange ang grey is for when jetstar take over!
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby parraeel » Tue Apr 23, 2013 5:16 pm

Andrew wrote:Looks like old mate needs the next couple of sizes up, unless he was specifically going for the MUSCLE T look



The shirts are a small make. Kind of stick to you.

Awful material, awful colour.
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby BroadGauge » Tue Apr 23, 2013 5:51 pm

CityRail wrote:Scoop! Sydney Trains have arrived at this station!

That guy looks like a personal trainer at a gym wearing that.
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby CityRail » Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:31 pm

It is Kogarah station.
I wonder would sector 1 will first receive new uniforms?
Anyways, I wonder if they should change uniforms on 1st July instead?
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby crimsontide » Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:55 pm

Sector 1 stations are the first to recieve the new uniform, along with the selected CBD stations.
TfNSW in their logical way decided on this staggered Roll out, supposedly all will have the new uniforms be 1 July.
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby boxythingy » Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:04 pm

What's the fiber content? eg. x% polyester etc ?
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby swtt » Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:53 pm

BroadGauge wrote:That guy looks like a personal trainer at a gym wearing that.



No, he's a public trainer. Trains the public to use trains :p
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby crimsontide » Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:18 am

boxythingy wrote:What's the fiber content? eg. x% polyester etc ?


Can't recall the exact figure, but the majority of it polyester
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby CityRail » Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:16 pm

Would someone like to go to Milsons Point to take a picture, I've just seen workers now trying to put up the NEW Sydney Trains station sign (in Navy Blue with a top orange bar) on Platform 1.

If not, I'll verify in the evening as I saw that on a bus.
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby PLI » Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:47 pm

Is this the new or the old logo?
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What the hell I just read this is the new logo on the uniforms
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Hang on a minute, it looks like tennis australias logo
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby PLI » Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:55 pm

OMG! So true
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby kypros1992 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:33 pm

Come on PLI, no memes in the railway observations :(
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby boronia » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:54 pm

PLI wrote:What the hell I just read this is the new logo on the uniforms

Hang on a minute, it looks like tennis australias logo
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So where have you been hiding for the last couple of weeks.?
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby BeauGiles » Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:32 pm

CityRail wrote:Would someone like to go to Milsons Point to take a picture, I've just seen workers now trying to put up the NEW Sydney Trains station sign (in Navy Blue with a top orange bar) on Platform 1.

If not, I'll verify in the evening as I saw that on a bus.

Reminds me of the old Telstra branding.


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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby Bjwh86 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:55 pm

Looks similar to QR Citytrain when they redid the station signs.
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby CityRail » Wed Apr 24, 2013 6:56 pm

Okay guys, let's have a look on these new signs at Milsons Point:

First, let's look at the existing signs. They are informative, clear and easily identified:

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Now look at this:

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Which look okay.

Now going further:

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Mate, where should I exit the station?

Is there any connecting transport available?

In which direction can I access to the lift if I'm disabled?

I want to go to Luna Park. Where should I get off?

Simply, these new signs are NOT GOOD ENOUGH. It appears we are now even going backwards to the first generation heritage signs!
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby swtt » Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:02 pm

Glad it's only stickers over the existing signage. Just needs to be peeled off to reveal the more informative directional signage.

Having said that, the old signage was more difficult to "create". the "Way Out" had to be aligned the right way :shock:

The only problem is... Central just had its signage reviewed with "Exit A" etc.... :p
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby swtt » Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:03 pm

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On the yellow sign: "For CityRail information"...

Shouldn't it be "For Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink information"?????????? :shock:
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Re: Railway Observations - April 2013

Postby BeauGiles » Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:10 pm

swtt wrote:
On the yellow sign: "For CityRail information"...

Shouldn't it be "For Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink information"?????????? :shock:


As said before, they're just stickers. ;) It's not July yet.
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