Potentially dangerous as drivers would be out in the middle of Franklin
Street manually changing the points. However my memory tells me it was well
after the closure of the city terminus when the points were moved to a
On Thu, 29 Jul 2021 at 19:05, Peter Bruce p1.bruce@...> wrote:
> The points at Franklin&Swanston were moved from the centre of the
> intersection closer to the building or at least the kerb line and hence the
> line of the curve corresponding altered, cars don’t routinely take the
> straight nowadays but I think it was altered in the days of the old City
> terminus so that when the signal box was unattended the points could be
> changed safely. My memory as to time etc could be faulty, am happy to be
> corrected of course. My recollection of that and similar locations is that
> changing the points could be pretty hairy.
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