Re: Route 1 is Number 1
  Tony Galloway

Maybe it’s like “Once we’ve done the 69, do I get to Far Kew?

Tony

> On 5 May 2021, at 7:47 am, Yuri Sos trams4me@...> wrote:

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> Melbourne started hosting the Grand Prix in 1996, so that would make sense.

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> BTW, what is it with "route 69"? 😯 (rhetorical question). I remember arriving in SFO in late 70s and riding the W2 up Market Street towards Castro. As soon as I commented that I used to commute on these, the volunteers' first question was "is there a route 69?" I said yes, I lived on the route in Glenferrie Road. Next stop, route number and desto was changed 😃.

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> Yuri.

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> On 4 May 2021 11:20:32 pm Peter Bruce p1.bruce@...> wrote:

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> The terminal stub was probably lengthened to accommodate B class cars, storage for Grand Prix services maybe.

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>> Peter Bruce.

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>> On Tue, 4 May 2021 at 17:21, Mal Rowe mal.rowe@... mailto:mal.rowe@gmail.com> wrote:

>> On 04/05/2021 17:14, Yuri Sos wrote:

>> > Looking at the "watermark" on the road surface beside A1.256 in my

>> > 2011 shot.

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>> It shows just how short the terminus section was in 1988 - certainly too

>> short for a B.

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>> Mal Rowe - narrowing the time scale

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