Author: Peter

September 11, 2016 Peter 2 comments

Updated 11/09/2016 1. Ground Water So far, our reviews of publicly available information have indicated that the approximate ground water levels are lower than the depth of excavation.  Where the ground water levels are lower than the excavation level, neither dewatering or exclusion walls are required. However, seasonal fluctuations are possible, so we have discussed…

May 22, 2016 Peter 2 comments

Return To Engineering Page (See also Site Specific Assumptions in the Crossing Proposals pages, links below) 1. Number of existing rail lines in place – two on the Frankston line, and three at Cheltenham Station (per LXRA Consultation boards). We are unaware of any expansion plans for future additional lines at this time . 2. Railway…

April 13, 2016 Peter No comments exist

Write or email your local, state and federal politicians. Say ‘No’ to Sky Rail and ‘Yes’ to lowering the rail under the roads. Just cut and paste the MP’s email addresses below and write an email or use one of the sample letters below. Your elected representatives look at how many of their constituents contact…

April 11, 2016 Peter 2 comments

COMMUNITY OPEN DAY Sunday 17th April 10.00am – 3.00pm Edithvale Life Saving Club We all want the level crossings removed, but Sky Rail is not the only option. The water table is NOT the problem! Our sandy soil is NOT an isssue! Get the facts about: The engineering solution to put the railway in a…

April 4, 2016 Peter No comments exist

The April issue of RoyalAuto Magazine is out now, including a special feature on the level crossing removal program. The article does acknowledge opposition to the Victorian Government considering the Sky Rail to replace level crossings along sections of the Dandenong and Frankston rail corridors. However, Paul Edwards (the author) appears to have done little investigation for…