RE: Re: Route 1 is Number 1
  Noel Forster


If ever you get the opportunity to come to Perth and visit Whiteman Park, I can arrange a trip on SW6 891 which has Kew desto boxes.

On Tuesday last, I ran at one end Kew-Cotham Road 69 and the other St Kilda Bch via Balaclava Rd 16 covering both the old and new route numbers.


From:tramsdownunder@... tramsdownunder@...> On Behalf Of Yuri Sos
Sent: Wednesday, 5 May 2021 5:48 AM
Subject: Re: [TramsDownUnder] Re: Route 1 is Number 1

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

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 😃.


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

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

Peter Bruce.

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

It shows just how short the terminus section was in 1988 - certainly too
short for a B.

Mal Rowe - narrowing the time scale