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Adelaide

All kinds of transport can be found in Adelaide - double stacked freight trains, passenger rail, light rail and the O-Bahn guided busway.

Adelaide's O-Bahn Busway

December 07, 2011

The weirdest mode of public transport in Adelaide is the O-Bahn - a concrete guideway that lets buses run at 100 km/h, and the driver don't need to steer.

Adelaide's O-Bahn Busway recovery truck

December 01, 2011

With the O-Bahn Busway in Adelaide they need a special double ended tow truck to rescue buses stranded on the concrete guideway. It also seems to be used to move normal buses.

Adelaide buses

July 12, 2015

All of the route bus services in Adelaide are operated under the AdelaideMetro name and livery, but are contracted out to a number of private companies. As of 2011 a new red front livery is replacing the previous yellow fronted version.

Adelaide Metro ticketing

July 12, 2015

In 2012 Adelaide Metro introduced their new Metrocard smartcard ticketing system, that runs in parallel with the previous Crouzet magnetic stripe system used for single trip tickets.

Adelaide rail revitalisation

December 03, 2011

As part of the preparation for the electrification of Adelaide's suburban network, the various railway lines are being ripped up and relaid.

Adelaide Railway Station

July 12, 2015

Located on the edge of the CBD on North Terrace, Adelaide Railway Station is the hub of the TransAdelaide suburban network.

Adelaide stations and infrastructure

July 13, 2015

Photos of railway infrastructure around the TransAdelaide network in suburban Adelaide - stations, signals, and such

Adelaide trams

July 12, 2015

Running from the Adelaide CBD to down to the beach at Glenelg, today a collection of Flexity and Citadis trams run the service.

Freight around metropolitan Adelaide

December 07, 2011

Freight trains around suburban Adelaide: the arrive from the north and east, and head for Dry Creek and the Lefevre Peninsula. The majority are standard gauge, the exception being the broad gauge Penrice stone train.

Freight in the Adelaide Hills and Mount Lofty

December 05, 2011

Freight action headed west from Adelaide, headed up the hills and east towards Victoria.

Freight west from Adelaide

December 03, 2011

Freight trains headed west across the plains from Adelaide bound for Perth and Darwin. With no low bridges or tunnels, there is nothing stopping double stack containers and high cube boxvans from operating.

Great Southern Rail - The Overland

January 10, 2017

Great Southern Rail operates 'The Overland' from Melbourne to Adelaide, via Geelong, Ararat and the Western standard gauge

Great Southern Rail in Adelaide

July 13, 2015

Photos of Great Southern Rail services in Adelaide - The Overland, The Ghan, and the Indian Pacific - operating from Adelaide Parklands Terminal in Keswick.

National Railway Museum, Port Adelaide

July 02, 2010

Located on the site of Port Dock railway station in South Australia, it has a collection of narrow, broad and standard gauge locomotives and rolling stock from the SAR, CR, AN and Silverton Tramways, plus a number of other private operators

Semaphore to Fort Glanville Tourist Railway

December 03, 2011

Running along the foreshore in the northern suburbs of Adelaide, this two kilometre long narrow gauge railway runs between Semaphore Jetty and Fort Glanville.

TransAdelaide

July 13, 2015

TransAdelaide operates the Adelaide suburban railway network, using a fleet of DMUs made up of the 2000 class 'Jumbos' and the slightly newer 3000 class Comeng railcars, as well as the new 4000 class A-City EMUs

TransAdelaide bits and pieces

July 12, 2015

Photo of all kinds of odds and sods from around the Adelaide suburban network and the TransAdelaide fleet of DMUs.

TransAdelaide visiting the wheel lathe

December 02, 2011

TransAdelaide send their railcars to the Downer EDI operated wheel lathe at Dry Creek motive power centre asĀ  required.

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