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To Say Heavy Rail Trains Are Old Or Slow Is Wrong Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks How Sydney Harbour Bridge And Heavy Rail Tunnel Will Work Together Tramways Dispensed With For No Good Reason Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons North Sydney-Emu Plains Line Via Castle Hill Stations And Details East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines Bass Strait Rail Ferry Or Rail Tunnel? Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains
 
To Say Heavy Rail Trains Are Old Or Slow Is Wrong

To Say Heavy Rail Trains Are Old Or Slow Is Wrong

Rapid Transit Metro Rail Is The Odd Man Out Victor P Taffa Rapid Transit Metro Rail uses a different technology that has a Third Live Rail which is essentially old technology. Third Live Rail does not power trains by an overhead wire and as such the system is incompatible with Heavy Rail or Suburban Trains. […]

Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks

Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks

High Speed Rail Operates On Heavy Rail Tracks Victor P Taffa Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail (HSR Aka Japan’s Bullet Train) is essentially a Heavy Rail Train that operates at 500 km/h. Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail includes a Roll-on Roll-off Rail Ferry across Bass Strait. HSR travels on Heavy Rail Tracks that […]

How Sydney Harbour Bridge And Heavy Rail Tunnel Will Work Together

How Sydney Harbour Bridge And Heavy Rail Tunnel Will Work Together

Sets Of Points Key To Bridge And Tunnel Integrating Effectively For Commuters Victor P Taffa Sydney Harbour Bridge has had 2 railway tracks traverse the western side of the deck since it opened on 19 March 1932. 2 railway tracks were built on the eastern side of the deck for a Northern Beaches Railway Line […]

Tramways Dispensed With For No Good Reason

Tramways Dispensed With For No Good Reason

Tramway Facts And Figures Victor P Taffa Sydney had the largest Tramway Network outside of London in the British Empire. Transport Planners and Politicians who do not know or ignore the Past cannot Plan for the Present let alone the Future.   Given what has gone on with closure of Tramways throughout New South Wales […]

Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons

Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons

Railway Facts And Figures Victor P Taffa Railway Planners and Politicians who do not know or ignore the Past cannot Plan for the Present let alone the Future. Given what has gone on with closure of Branch Railways throughout New South Wales it would seem rather mad capped for the North West Railway Line under […]

North Sydney-Emu Plains Line Via Castle Hill Stations And Details

North Sydney-Emu Plains Line Via Castle Hill Stations And Details

North West Heavy Rail Line As A Through Line From Day 1 Victor P Taffa North West Railway Line that is under construction will provide a far more effective Railway Line with many more services for commuters as a Through Line than a Branch Line. East Hills Line until 1984 was a Branch Line. Population […]

East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops

East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan Contract Awarded For East End Tram Extension Victor P Taffa Night works for the City Tram Extension Project will begin this weekend, after the major contract was awarded to Downer York Joint Venture a consortia consisting of Downer EDI Works and South Australian company, York Civil. […]

Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines

Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines

SAY YES TO HEAVY RAIL: SAY NO TO METRO RAIL Victor P Taffa         Country New South Wales had many Branch Railway Lines closed and replaced by more costly bus services. The Newcastle Line is next and it would seem that this policy is driven by Baron Richard Beeching in the U.K. […]

Bass Strait Rail Ferry Or Rail Tunnel?

Bass Strait Rail Ferry Or Rail Tunnel?

Bass Strait Rail Transport Options Victor P Taffa Currently the Car Ferry that operates across Bass Strait between Victoria and Tasmania is full during peak season. A Rail Ferry that also operates across Bass Strait would increase investment in Tasmania and build the economies of South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. When discussing the idea of […]

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Victor P Taffa The Sydney Harbour Bridge opened on 19 March 1932 catering for 6 undivided road lanes and 4 Railway Lines. The 2 Western side Railway Lines continue to take trains to and from the North Shore. The 2 Eastern side Railway Lines were intended initially for a Railway to the Northern Beaches that […]

Firefighters Compensation Act To Be Amended

Firefighters Compensation Act To Be Amended

14 October 2017

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Rene Hidding More Protections For Volunteer Firefighters Victor P Taffa Career firefighters currently have access to compensation based on the presumption that some cancers may be linked to occupational exposure, Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Rene Hidding said. “However, volunteer firefighters currently need to meet […]

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Chopper Flights To Tasman Island Opens Up New Opportunities

Chopper Flights To Tasman Island Opens Up New Opportunities

14 October 2017

Tasmania Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer Another Tourism Opportunity For Tasman Island Victor P Taffa Tourists could soon enjoy the beautiful Tasman National Park from the air, as a change to the management plan could open it up for sensitive and appropriate aircraft access, Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer said. Continued […]

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Top End Mangoes Now Exported To Singapore

Top End Mangoes Now Exported To Singapore

14 October 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Boosting NT Economy With Territory Mangoes On The World Stage Victor P Taffa Northern Territory mango farmers are experiencing a bumper crop this year and, in a further boost for sales, Top End mangoes are being flown directly from Darwin to Singapore. Minister for Primary […]

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Lighting Upgrade For TIO Stadium

Lighting Upgrade For TIO Stadium

14 October 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Towering Up At TIO Stadium Victor P Taffa TIO Stadium will see the light, following the installation of a fifth light tower and the upgrade of existing infrastructure that will open up opportunities for digital broadcasting quality vision at evening matches. Installation is part of the […]

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Water Minister Reminds Residents To Be Ready For Bushfire Season

Water Minister Reminds Residents To Be Ready For Bushfire Season

13 October 2017

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Water Corporation Is Ready For Bushfire Season And Asks The Same Of Residents Victor P Taffa An independent water supply is vital when planning to stay and defend during a bushfire Water Corporation prepares for the bushfire season with new incident response van and purpose-built facility Water Minister […]

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Health Minister Launches New Dedicated Employee Engagement Process

Health Minister Launches New Dedicated Employee Engagement Process

13 October 2017

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Better Engagement Makes For Healthier And Happier Employees Victor P Taffa New employee engagement process to be implemented in Western Australia health system Dedicated surveys and forums enable staff to share concerns and raise issues McGowan Government boosts engagement initiatives to lift staff morale Health Minister Roger Cook […]

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State Govt Updates Water Allocation Policy For River Murray Irrigators

State Govt Updates Water Allocation Policy For River Murray Irrigators

13 October 2017

South Australia Minister for Water and the River Murray Ian Hunter Riverland Irrigators Win With Extra Allocations Pledged For Dry Years Victor P Taffa State Government has updated its water allocation policy to ensure that River Murray irrigators will receive sustainable allocations in dry years, protecting jobs and supporting local industries. “Water resources of the […]

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FloodMon Monitoring System To Be Introduced

FloodMon Monitoring System To Be Introduced

13 October 2017

South Australia Minister for Emergency Services Chris Picton New Flood Management And Warning System For South Australia Victor P Taffa New flood monitoring systems (FloodMon) which can help predict flash-flooding is set to revolutionise the way authorities manage the risk of flood impacts across the State. “Flood is a costly and dangerous natural hazard and […]

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Approval Granted For New Hall At Kingaroy State High School

Approval Granted For New Hall At Kingaroy State High School

12 October 2017

Queensland Minister for Education Kate Jones New Hall In Sight For Kingaroy SHS Victor P Taffa A $4.5 Million school hall planned for Kingaroy State High School is one step closer to being a reality after the designation of land for the site was approved this month. Education Minister Kate Jones said construction of the […]

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Attorney-General Announces 8 New Magistrates

Attorney-General Announces 8 New Magistrates

12 October 2017

Queensland Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath Palaszczuk Government Funds Extra Magistrates Victor P Taffa Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has announced 8 new magistrates for Queensland, including 6 extra positions funded in the 2017-2018 Budget. New magistrates are: Stephen Courtney (Townsville Domestic and Family Violence Court) Clare Kelly (Southport Domestic and Family Violence Court) Louise […]

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Ferntree Gully Receives A New Ambulance Station

Ferntree Gully Receives A New Ambulance Station

12 October 2017

Victoria Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy New Ferntree Gully Ambulance Branch Will Save More Lives Victor P Taffa Paramedics in Ferntree Gully now have the facilities they need to quickly respond to local medical emergencies with the opening of a state-of-the-art ambulance branch. “We’re putting people first with the biggest ever investment into ambulance […]

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Kyneton Fire Station Receives A New Back-Up Generator

Kyneton Fire Station Receives A New Back-Up Generator

12 October 2017

Victoria Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino Funding Boost For Kyneton CFA Firefighters Victor P Taffa CFA brigades in Kyneton and surrounding areas have received an $110,000 funding boost from the Andrews Government to help them protect local communities. “Congratulations to all the CFA brigades in Kyneton and surrounding areas that have received this funding […]

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Premiers Of Western Australia Terms In Duration

Premiers Of Western Australia Terms In Duration

11 October 2017

Western Australia Premiers Multiple Terms Since 1890 Victor P Taffa Western Australia is the largest State in the world and Perth is the most isolated Capital City in the world. Perth is the Capital City of Western Australia. Western Australia was established as the Swan River Colony on 2 May 1829 and achieved Responsible Government […]

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Premiers Of Western Australia As At Year 2017

Premiers Of Western Australia As At Year 2017

11 October 2017

Western Australia Premiers Since 1890 Victor P Taffa Western Australia is the largest State in the world and Perth is the most isolated Capital City in the world. Perth is the Capital City of Western Australia. Western Australia was established as the Swan River Colony on 2 May 1829 and achieved Responsible Government on 21 […]

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Premiers Of Victoria Terms In Duration

Premiers Of Victoria Terms In Duration

11 October 2017

Victoria Premiers Multiple Terms Since 1855 Victor P Taffa As Sydney and Melbourne to this day still cannot agree on a single thing the colony of Victoria was established and split from the colony of New South Wales on 1 July 1851. Melbourne is the Capital City of Victoria and home of Federal Parliament from […]

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Premiers Of Victoria As At Year 2017

Premiers Of Victoria As At Year 2017

11 October 2017

Victoria Premiers Since 1855 Victor P Taffa As Sydney and Melbourne to this day still cannot agree on a single thing the colony of Victoria was established and split from the colony of New South Wales on 1 July 1851. Melbourne is the Capital City of Victoria and home of Federal Parliament from 1 January […]

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Premiers Of Tasmania Terms In Duration

Premiers Of Tasmania Terms In Duration

11 October 2017

Tasmania Premiers Multiple Terms Since 1856 Victor P Taffa Tasmania was established as Van Diemen’s Land in 1825 and achieved Responsible Government as Tasmania in 1856. Van Diemen’s Land is named after Anthony van Diemen who first sighted the island of Tasmania. Van Diemen was Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies. Initially Tasmania was a […]

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Premiers Of Tasmania Terms As At Year 2017

Premiers Of Tasmania Terms As At Year 2017

11 October 2017

Tasmania Premiers Since 1856 Victor P Taffa Tasmania was established as Van Diemen’s Land in 1825 and achieved Responsible Government as Tasmania in 1856. Van Diemen’s Land is named after Anthony van Diemen who first sighted the island of Tasmania. Van Diemen was Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies. Initially Tasmania was a part of […]

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Premiers Of South Australia Terms In Duration

Premiers Of South Australia Terms In Duration

11 October 2017

South Australia Premiers Multiple Terms Since 1856 Victor P Taffa First 6 Governors of South Australia oversaw governance from Proclamation in 1836 until self-government and an elected Parliament of South Australia was enacted in the year prior to the inaugural 1857 election. First 6 Governors Of South Australia First 6 Governors of South Australia were […]

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Premiers Of South Australia As At Year 2017

Premiers Of South Australia As At Year 2017

11 October 2017

South Australia Premiers Since 1856 Victor P Taffa First 6 Governors of South Australia oversaw governance from Proclamation in 1836 until self-government and an elected Parliament of South Australia was enacted in the year prior to the inaugural 1857 election. First 6 Governors Of South Australia First 6 Governors of South Australia were as follows: […]

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