Re: A big track renewal job coming up
  Mal Rowe

On 16/10/2020 13:24, Roderick Smith wrote:
> IIRC Royal Park was relaid only 10 years ago, by a contractor which normally did heavy rail.  We were fairly critical of the design standards at the time.

That would have been the section between Royal Park station and Park St. and is on concrete sleepers.

The section being renewed - between Flemington Rd and Royal Park station - is mostly on wooden sleepers.  The section from Royal Park station to the back of the zoo is in mass concrete.   I assume that part will be replaced either with sleeper track or concrete with resilient rail mounting, in line with current practice.

Mal Rowe - who will find out soon enough

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