On 18/03/2017 8:02 PM,jg62430@... [TramsDownUnder] wrote: >
> ... saw a considerable level of patronage from Glenelg and
> Morphettville on Monday (public holiday, Adelaide Cup and Adele
> concert) not to mention the heavy commuter loadings out of the CBD on
> normal weekdays.
I'm with you Alex. There's a limit to what one can know about a city from internet searches and Google satellite views!
Here's my pic looking South down King William St last Thursday in the evening peak. http://tdu,to/104_KingWilliamSt_16Mar2017.jpg 104 sat at Rundle St for a couple of cycle changes while passengers squeezed aboard - and was pretty full when it arrived where I was, at North Terrace,
The Adelaide trams are well patronised, and do not 'swallow crowds' like a Melbourne E due to fewer doors. Perhaps Adelaide might consider buying Bombardier Es rather than more Madrid Citadis trams?
Mal Rowe - who reckons that Adelaide trams need to be bigger and more frequent in peak periods