Such an easing would have forced the Up track into the adjacent road lane
and, knowing the pecking order in these matters, it would likely have been
overruled by the road interests higher up the chain of command.
Or, they could have purchased the right sort of trams for the curve.
On Monday, 21 November 2022 at 14:33:56 UTC+11 Mal Rowe wrote:
> On 21/11/2022 13:52, TP wrote:
> > What choice do they have but to kick the can down the road?
> The choice I'm sure they would like to have is the ease the curve - as
> has been done in several locations in Melbourne including 'my stop' at
> the corner of Pascoe Vale Rd and Fletcher St.
> See attached pic. Note that the shot is affected by telephoto
> foreshortening .
> Unfortunately the 'concrete channel' method of construction used in
> Sydney makes alterations to the track geometry very complicated and
> Mal Rowe in a city where legacy is not always an impediment