Re: New Video: Driver’s View Dandenong Line Part 3 Skyrail Oakleigh to Caulfield 37 Minutes.
  Alex Cowie

The youtube link you gave gives a "video not found" error. However I found
the video on youtube with a different url. Interesting viewing!

Alex C

On Monday, May 13, 2019 at 4:19:00 PM UTC+9:30, Richard Youl wrote:

> This shows the last stage of level crossing removal on the Dandenong line.


> The way it was done provided some quite spectacular scenes towards the end

> of the work.


> Nevertheless a couple of points should be noted.


> No doubt to save money, the 4 track alignment has been squandered in such

> a way that adding any more tracks will be prohibitively expensive. Also to

> be noted is the removal of the tracks which connected the Dandenong line

> across to the Frankston line express tracks at Caulfield which run to

> Flinders Street. The nett result is that VLine trains are condemned to

> following all stations trains all the way to and from Dandenong at least.

> With suburban trains running that far every 10 minutes, there is no way to

> go any faster. Even the 3rd track at Oakleigh his been removed and this was

> a short working location.




> Regards.