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Torrens Linear Path - closed under South Rd

Started Oct 16 0 Replies

Hi all,  I recently raised a complaint with DPTI that the closure of the Torrens Linear Park had been extended by 2 months longer than first promised - and that no alternative crossing point for…Continue

Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pete Bolt Oct 13. 14 Replies

Hi all,FYI, I have recently emailed the Adelaide City Council & various Councillors to ask why the pedestrian/ cyclist rail crossing from War Memorial Drive to JE Brown Park is still closed.  The…Continue

South Rd T2T Open Day

Started this discussion. Last reply by Savvas Sep 25. 4 Replies

The new (below-ground) section of South Rd from Torrens Rd to River Torrens ('T2T') is holding a public open day from 11am tomorrow (Sund 23 Sept).  Before this, the new section of lowered Main South…Continue

 

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Pete Bolt posted a discussion

Torrens Linear Path - closed under South Rd

Hi all,  I recently raised a complaint with DPTI that the closure of the Torrens Linear Park had been extended by 2 months longer than first promised - and that no alternative crossing point for South Rd had been provided.  They have quickly replied thus: - "Linear Park trail under South Road is scheduled to open by mid to late November 2018.  Piling works for the shared use path under South Road, which forms part of the Linear Park Trail, have recently commenced after these activities were…See More
Oct 16
Pete Bolt replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"I have also just reported/ complained to DPTI that the Torrens Linear Path remains closed under South Rd - & the new sign there says 'until mid-late Nov.'.  The previous sign said mid-Sept & was there long before the…"
Oct 13
Pete Bolt replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"Yes, I realise these things.  I just don't like how DPTI use 'safety' as an excuse after months of delays.  If they'd planned things properly, they would have put in a pedestrian/ bike crossing of War Memorial Drive…"
Oct 11
Jilden replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"I doubt it. Electrification will proceed in stages and it's likely to involve pedestrian access under supervision as happened with the T2T project. The main problem with the Parklands crossing, apart from the lack of gates, is that no bitumen…"
Oct 11
Pete Bolt replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"I wonder if DPTI's "safety" concern re pedestrian/ cyclist rail crossings means that they will all have to be closed during the Gawler line electrification works - which will take several months.."
Oct 11
Jilden replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"North Adelaide Station crossing has been set up for automatic gates but there's still a regular chicane. The Parklands crossing has no chicane so has to wait for the back ordered equipment to arrive. "
Oct 11
Pete Bolt replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"I recently also reported this still-closed crossing direct to DPTI - and got the following quick reply today: -  ' Thank you for your enquiry regarding the rail pedestrian crossing at the Torrens Junction. An automated crossing is planned…"
Oct 11
Jilden replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"They are probably in charge of paths and planting, and have to be consulted when public access is changed."
Oct 8
Pete Bolt replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"Btw, I got a reply from ACC today which said: - 'The matter has been forwarded on to our Horticulture Team for processing.'   Now there's a department which would have absolutely no control over this!"
Oct 8
Pete Bolt replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"There are several Gov't bodies involved in this: DPTI owns/ operates the Outer Harbour rail line rail track & fence line; ARTC owns/ operates the main freight rail line to the north (and the fence line into the city); ACC provides/…"
Oct 8
heather replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"More info if required. Rail crossings of Torrens Rail Junction Project which are still closed.War Memorial Dr to John E Brown Park / Park 27a is still closed.This park is bounded by River Torrens / Karrawirra Parri, Outer Harbor railway line, and…"
Oct 7
Pete Bolt replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"That's interesting, but I pointed out to ACC that the TRJ & crossing construction was finished several  months ago.."
Oct 6
Jilden replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"Last I heard was that the automatic gates were on back order and would be installed in late October/early November. There are a number of these rail/pedestrian crossings still to be completed, for example West St and Coglin St gates are still…"
Oct 6
Pete Bolt posted a discussion

Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed

Hi all,FYI, I have recently emailed the Adelaide City Council & various Councillors to ask why the pedestrian/ cyclist rail crossing from War Memorial Drive to JE Brown Park is still closed.  The good news is that the pedestrian/ cyclist path on the rail bridge over South Rd (new T2T section at Croydon is open.  See pics here: - …See More
Oct 6
heather left a comment for Pete Bolt
"Hi Pete,Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists.Would you like to join any of my AC groups and receive a free newsletter?Check out the 5 links below.To sign on as a member, there is a Join button near the top right corner of a group webpage. Adelaide BUG…"
Sep 27
Pete Bolt replied to Pete Bolt's discussion South Rd T2T Open Day
"A good gathering of cyclists - organised by BISA.  I have several pics (& so do they). Here's one…"
Sep 24

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At 21:18 on September 27, 2018, heather said…

Hi Pete,
Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists.
Would you like to join any of my AC groups and receive a free newsletter?
Check out the 5 links below.
To sign on as a member, there is a Join button near the top right corner of a group webpage.

  1. Adelaide BUG (Bicycle User Group) especially if you commute into or cycle in the City adelaidecyclists.com/group/adelaidebug
  2. Prospect BUG adelaidecyclists.com/group/bugprospect
  3. Look For Cyclists adelaidecyclists.com/group/lookforcyclists
  4. Stolen Bicycles Adelaide adelaidecyclists.com/group/stolen-bicycles-adelaide
  5. Vote For Cyclists adelaidecyclists.com/group/VoteForCyclists

Cheers, Heather

 
 
 

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