Yes, I forgot that there's a backup control centre for CSELR at Moore Park.
I don't know exactly where it is. If it is underground, no doubt it was
flooded on that night.
On Monday, 23 January 2023 at 14:10:16 UTC+11a...@... wrote:
> Just saw this - couldn’t be any worse than doing bugger-all, which is the
> current practice.
> And they have their gee-whiz Cheyenne Bunker control centre - if they have
> such little confidence in the ability - or training - of their tram
> drivers, they can co-ordinate the switch throwing from there.
> Dead set, they have this high tech, micromanaged control regime with the
> frontline staff left with no personal initiative, and at the first glitch
> it all grinds to a halt, with everyone onsite sitting on their clackers
> “waiting for something to happen”.
> Very impressive….
> > On 23 Jan 2023, at 11:44, Matthew Geier mat...@...>
> > On 23/1/23 11:25, Tony Galloway wrote:
> >> The Moore Park stop has a scissors crossover at the city end as well as
> the centre stub at the outer end, so no need to run all trams into the stub
> to reverse if running a short working to there. The layout is effectively
> the same as at Bondi Jct station which uses both the x-over and the stub to
> reverse trains depending on traffic levels while the outer tracks are used
> to stable trains beyond the platforms till needed. These parked trains
> would be the trams at Moore Park continuing to Kingsford and Randwick. They
> could apply how Bondi Jct works to get more out of what they have there.
> > They could use relay drivers at Moore Park. But I do wonder if what
> would happen if the incoming driver was too quick off the mark and tried to
> activate their cab before the outgoing driver had flicked their key off.
> Probably spend the next 30 minute rebooting the tram with a 'battery off -
> battery on' to clear the 'multiple cabs activated' error.
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