Interesting plan. How do you plan to fit 'Melbourne East Airport' between Glen Waverley and Wantirna South?melbourne Engineer said:here is a break down of new conctruction that would be required for my plan as you can see it is a very affordable plan that links expands and symplifies the system for about the same cost as the latest tunnel hair brain idea of a tunnel linking the eastern freeway with the western ring road at deer park. i guarantee that my system would have much greater economic benifits for the state of victoria. especialy with peak oil looming
Could the maps posted in this thread be the maps you were referring to? (it's in the 12th post - scroll down a bit). You'll have to be a bit patient with the link - Railpage's servers are perpetually overloaded and failing.Yardmaster said:Many of these links ahve been anticipated for decades. I have Broadbent's Map of "Greater Melbourne" showing proposed railway lines up the Darebin valley, & from Sandringhham to Black Rock or Beaumaris. Don't ask me to produce it.
Plenty of space to stick it in dandenong valley? I highly doubt it. First of all, it's a valley - the topography isn't to ideal with the low hills near and around High Street Rd, and also at Burwood Hwy. Also, it would cost quite a fair bit to realign the already established high voltage transmission line.melbourne Engineer said:there is plenty of room for an airport in the dandenong valley to the east of glen waverly in the vast open space between burwood highway and ferntree gully RD as for linking SSS To the former port melbourne and st kilda lines my map shows a tunnel that would start around the point where the new latrobe street bridge crosses the tracks then continue under WURUNDJERI WAY with 2 underground platforms under that road then continuing under the Vic police center between the world trade center and flinders wharf apartments under the river under jeff's shed then resurfacing in a fork with one tine going down to north port and the other towards st kilda. here is a map of how the entire system would tie together