Re: DDA compliance and Melbourne trams - VAGO report
  Robert Smith

Mal, I have included a 20% reduction in stops with the figure of 500 stop
pairs for replacement, I know at least 4 on 3 separate routes that can go,
but that is in the inner suburbs, once you get to the middle and outer
limits of the system the stops get to the optimal spacing.

On Sunday, 29 November 2020 at 1:31:39 pm UTC+11 Mal Rowe wrote:

> On 29/11/2020 12:14, Robert Smith wrote:

> > With a reduction in the number of stops, their is ~500 stop pairs to

> > be replaced in 26 months, with only 7 done this year 6 of which were

> > funded by the last Lib Government for the route 96 project


> I'm pretty sure that the actual number of platform stops will be a lot

> less.


> Melbourne has the what is probably the largest number of stops per km of

> any system in the world.


> Every stop closed will be a saving of much money and some minutes shaved

> off the timetable as a bonus.


> Mal Rowe - expecting localised screams of disapproval