Re: Re: George Street Sydney

They have demolished lots of buildings to build metro stations. Cut-and-cover in an extreme form.

On Monday, 11 September 2023 at 02:28:53 pm AEST, TP historyworks@...> wrote:

Yes, the ESR platforms were always there. Interesting to see the metro stations being built without affecting the streets. Mostly off-street and a deal of keyhole work.
Tony P

On Monday, 11 September 2023 at 12:28:00 UTC+10bblun...@... wrote:

IIRC, The ESR platforms were there in the original build, just never actually used.
St James also got (still) unused platforms.
On Monday, 11 September 2023 at 12:11:42 pm AEST,peterm...@... peterm...@...> wrote:

Ian, How long was the ESR undrerground platform platform construction, with the above street being out of action for some lengthy time?

On Monday, 11 September 2023 at 08:42:02 UTC+10 Ian Saxon wrote:

They complained about the Government digging up George Street for the light rail.
Here is photo of George Street being dug up for the Town Hall underground railway station in the late 1920’s.

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