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by Norman
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:32 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: SA Economy
Replies: 454
Views: 99341

Re: SA Economy

A lot of people are moving to Tasmania for the better air quality and lower temperatures, I guess you could call them climate refugees. They might also prefer the slower pace of Hobart and Launceston compared to Melbourne or Sydney. I don't think people are moving there for jobs unless it's in touri...
by Norman
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4240
Views: 617989

Re: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains

Dry Creek Station used to be used like that. I assume it was a hangover from trains to Northfield being interleaved with the ones from Gawler. There was a third track to facilitate the transfers. It may even have had island platforms both sides so transfers either way could be straight across. Just...
by Norman
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4240
Views: 617989

Re: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains

That analysis is fine in theory, but in reality it is a lot more complex. There is also the annoyance factor, people for some reason prefer to catch express services over all stop services even if there is a longer wait for departure. For example, I have seen people catch a later express train than ...
by Norman
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: News & Developments: Prospect
Replies: 185
Views: 77778

Re: News & Developments: Prospect

As posted in the other thread, Kaufland has left the Australian market. Hopefully we will get a better proposal now that integrates better with the train station.
by Norman
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: [PRO] 10 Anzac Highway | Kaufland Supermarket
Replies: 69
Views: 14962

[PRO] [PRO] [PRO] [PRO] Re: 10 Anzac Highway | Kaufland Supermarket

Whoops! German retail giant Kaufland abandons Australia adding to retail woes German hypermarket Kaufland says it will make an "orderly withdrawal" from the Australian market to focus on its European investments in another blow to the struggling retail sector. In a fresh indictment of the dire retai...
by Norman
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion : New Restaurants, Bars & Night Clubs
Replies: 472
Views: 140090

Re: News & Discussion : New Restaurants, Bars & Night Clubs

The meals are reasonably priced, this will be a good place to go before heading home on the train.
by Norman
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: [PRO] 10 Anzac Highway | Kaufland Supermarket
Replies: 69
Views: 14962

[PRO] Re: 10 Anzac Highway | Kaufland Supermarket

I believe the remaining parts of the building are now demolished as well.
by Norman
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [U/C] Flinders Rail Link
Replies: 47
Views: 6642

[U/C] Re: Flinders Rail Link

When you have a newspaper being run on the smell of an oily rag and a minister that has no background in planning, transport OR infrastructure, you can't really expect quality information.
by Norman
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] Adelaide Oval Hotel
Replies: 546
Views: 66900

[U/C] Re: Adelaide Oval Hotel

I actually like the wood, even if it is the final finish. Something a bit different than just concrete and glass. It adds a nice texture and natural finish.
by Norman
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [COM] Oaklands Crossing | $174m
Replies: 840
Views: 134993

[COM] [COM] Re: [COM] Re: Oaklands Crossing | $174m

Eurostar wrote:So do the old pedestrian mazes get reused ?
Which ones? All pedestrian crossings have been grade separated.
by Norman
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [U/C] North-South Motorway
Replies: 4322
Views: 647219

[U/C] Re: North-South Motorway

Traffic was travelling through the new section under Tonsley Boulevard since 5pm today.
by Norman
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Memorial Drive upgrade
Replies: 576
Views: 105429

[COM] Re: Memorial Drive upgrade

Looks more like a graveyard than a tennis stadium.
by Norman
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [U/C] Flinders Rail Link
Replies: 47
Views: 6642

[U/C] Re: Flinders Rail Link

Photos from today https://myhvra.ch.files.1drv.com/y4mt5Og6uMZxFBCs8HMnhScv6wPHbsFXfMTMlFmV_-OtcvOy4ZISr1L_twVvuOyU1_4tNogkkoPbfhkx57TPkFQuc1Q6aaZNnJ6S67vErIzYM8LvScSGKRNL_WRPh9sex4xZ6Js59s9qj8g_OsLBLIDwQr35mjNlMpvpgq0SgZWhf5YUPQ9vbcmWw91_p6_Uo5V-wyTftKXN_6ZQkojlooXgg?width=1024&height=768&cropmode=...
by Norman
Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] 104-106 Currie Street | 117m | 33lvl | Sofitel Hotel
Replies: 536
Views: 173634

[U/C] Re: 104-106 Currie Street | 117m | 33lvl | Sofitel Hotel

From this week. You can clearly see the next diagonal divider on the southern side of the building. https://0qokcq.ch.files.1drv.com/y4mTezfzZ1aUukwZlo9pEVqIHF6kjEjigsgQ44VFl6-7WoC_Bmc2OcuZOEN681D-6O-WKmKxG55ZYtb5pN2u3a2Ewpdg_DPUoaYOCOJqBMQEtOSLizlKZloVIQ5RvMh2h8iVGxIQN8CdjnGvL5JBIYY4DWWVPFB0sZLy7ad...
by Norman
Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] 11 Frome Street | 135m | 37 Levels | Crowne Plaza / Adelaidean | New tallest
Replies: 1497
Views: 322702

[U/C] Re: 11 Frome Street | 135m | 37 Levels | Crowne Plaza / Adelaidean | New tallest

From this week https://myg7ww.ch.files.1drv.com/y4mwMkVh_Yy0wVfGPblhIEDCJWL_LOHZPAoRfST3NzLV-BM0JYuHkwolg5n1EXIXpe5C-0NA5iyhwuEMgVKjBLgWUF_VmNbzelO1XEbKa2dhj1BJDxv8y9QHumYA1BdXrgt5_dQEKptGMjiCuozk-SfLhhGgqg0RgCqUwm7AzYFXW7L1g26z2WljfBykI7NStk72yfBl1RdaxdWBW6eCoLxKw?width=768&height=1024&cropmode=none