[Oct-Dec 2022] SA transport observations

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Re: [Oct-Dec 2022] SA transport observations

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It seems that TT vehicle blocking/scheduling is changing every few days (for only a day at a time). Trips are being run from different depots (sometimes with different vehicle types) and trips seem be to blocked differently in general (from looking at the GTFS timetable). Is this to cover daily changes or is there something else going on?
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I think the T20 Cricket World Cup (and associated extra services) is the reason. Torrens integrate AOX runs into normal shifts vs Southlink and Busways having stand alone special event shifts.

The industry wide driver shortage will also mean trips being covered by different buses/depots as overtime for drivers.
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All 892-893-894 services cancelled today and tomorrow due to Upper Sturt Road being closed, to fix the power lines after the storm on Saturday. Southlink have signs up at most stops along the routes, yet there’s no mention of this on the admet site :roll:
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Lt. Commander Data wrote: Wed Nov 16, 2022 6:49 am All 892-893-894 services cancelled today and tomorrow due to Upper Sturt Road being closed, to fix the power lines after the storm on Saturday. Southlink have signs up at most stops along the routes, yet there’s no mention of this on the admet site :roll:
It is currently the top item on the disruptions section of the website and was there last night.
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PD2/20 wrote: Wed Nov 16, 2022 8:13 am
Lt. Commander Data wrote: Wed Nov 16, 2022 6:49 am All 892-893-894 services cancelled today and tomorrow due to Upper Sturt Road being closed, to fix the power lines after the storm on Saturday. Southlink have signs up at most stops along the routes, yet there’s no mention of this on the admet site :roll:
It is currently the top item on the disruptions section of the website and was there last night.
Wasn’t there when I looked at about 5 this morning.
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Looking now for me you have to scroll the disruptions list slightly to see it
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Grange train has failed to stop and gone into barrier at Grange station this evening. Substitute buses operating between Woodville and Grange.
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This morning the 10:02 Grange train failed to turn off the main line at Woodville, pulling into Platform 2. The 10:12 Outer Harbour did turn at Woodville pulling into Platform 1. Drivers and passengers all swapped railcars and the signal person might finally have woken up before the next services.
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Busways Lonsdale have received a Bustech artic fleet number 2865 seen in service yesterday morning
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1208 and 1210 Both at Elizabeth Station around Lunch time and operating out of Edinburgh North Depot with the Biscuit 8000 numbers Transferred Ex Morphetville Depot ?
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Has anyone seen any of the last few NL202s 246/247/266/267 in service in the past few days/weeks?

Obviously their days were numbered and haven't seen them since 29/11
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Saw 1828's front validator with metroCARD accepted and credit card accepted stickers, is that just randomly put there or will those validators also get bank card acceptance?
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I believe all diesel NL202s were retired on Friday 28 November and a few 1200 Scanias were transferred from Morphettville to Edinburgh North as a result.
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246 was in service on Tues 29/11, were they perhaps retired that Friday? 28/11 was a Monday. The scan is transfers would explain that
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Been a while since i seen it Romeo 2823 is on a 451 arriving Elizabeth interchange this morning; Also, Rail related just past the north end of the Up Elizabeth Railway station platform a new signal has been erected, [ Between Up and Down tracks ] Currently Bagged over, but that would allow Up trains to Terminate Elizabeth and cross back through the Turn back Siding to Gawler , It is fitted with route Signaling at the Top .Signal Number also covered Up ...
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1191 is out running today.
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Port Dock Railway spur project update and website:

https://www.dit.sa.gov.au/infrastructur ... _fcowOV0Yo
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Noticed Busways 2513 and 2515 have both been re panelled and received a fresh new coat of paint
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H2 Grenfell St has been relocated to Hindmarsh Square.
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H2 Grenfell St relocation occurred about 2 weeks ago, in readiness for a building project where H2 was. 271/273 do not service H2 any longer.
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Last I checked they also removed the digital stop of the main stop (H1?) and replaced it with a static one. Any light on why?
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Re: [Oct-Dec 2022] SA transport observations

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4028 was sitting at dry creek depot today.. it looks to have a red coloured pantrograph, all the other seem to have black or dark grey pantograph. Subtle design change or new style of panto?
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thedom wrote: Fri Dec 30, 2022 6:41 pm 4028 was sitting at dry creek depot today.. it looks to have a red coloured pantrograph, all the other seem to have black or dark grey pantograph. Subtle design change or new style of panto?
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