Posts Tagged ‘Adelaide’

Backyard approaching lighting at Adelaide Airport

Located smack bang in the middle of South Australia’s capital city, Adelaide Airport has an interesting runway approach lighting system – located in suburban streets and residential backyards! Some background Adelaide Airport is located approximately 6 kilometres from the Adelaide CBD. With the suburbs of Brooklyn Park and West Richmond under the approach path to […]

All aboard the other ‘One Nation’ train

When most Australians hear ‘One Nation’ they only think of one thing: the political party founded in 1997 which helped lead Australian politics into the racist sewer that is today. But the ‘One Nation’ name had been used before then – for an economic stimulus package in the aftermath of the early 1990s recession. Photo […]

Adelaide has hook turns too!

When people think ‘hook turns‘ they immediately think of Melbourne and it’s trams – but Adelaide also has hook turns. King William Street and North Terrace northbound The first example is at the intersection of King William Street and North Terrace in the CBD, and is used by northbound Adelaide Metro route buses headed for […]

Ten years ago in Adelaide

Just over ten years ago I spent a week chasing trains, trams and buses around Adelaide. Since this resulted in too many photos to fit into my usual photos from ten years ago series, here is a special instalment. Tourist stuff I headed down to Glenelg on the tram. Wondered about the ‘Polities’ signs everywhere. […]

Photos from ten years ago: November 2011

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is November 2011. Trains Work on Regional Rail Link was kicking off at Middle Footscray. Excavators having rolled in. To demolish the compulsorily acquired houses along Buckley Street. Work on the extension of suburban trains to South Morang was almost complete, […]