Melbourne City Loop Challenge

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Melbourne City Loop Challenge

Post by TheFatBuoy » 30 Jun 2006, 12:40

I wonder if anyone's ever done that. Route planning must be a nightmare.
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Post by snudge27 » 30 Jun 2006, 12:47

Where to start?! :lol:

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Post by tubeguru » 30 Jun 2006, 12:53

Could someone post a link to a map in here so we can all see just HOW bad it is? :-)
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Post by Going Underground » 30 Jun 2006, 13:00

Ha Ha all of about 5 stations I think, even me and Pete might be able to that one without breaking sweat :lol:
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Post by TheFatBuoy » 30 Jun 2006, 13:01

tubeguru wrote:Could someone post a link to a map in here so we can all see just HOW bad it is? :-)
Here goes:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_Loop,_Melbourne

As you can see, it's a toughie.
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Post by Going Underground » 30 Jun 2006, 13:04

tubeguru wrote:Could someone post a link to a map in here so we can all see just HOW bad it is? :-)
And here is another.... :)

http://www.connexmelbourne.com.au/trip_maps/index.asp
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Post by petermiller36 » 30 Jun 2006, 22:56

which Pete were u talking about?

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Post by Going Underground » 02 Jul 2006, 20:44

petermiller36 wrote:which Pete were u talking about?
Ha ha NOT the super fit Ware FC player :D
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Post by petermiller36 » 02 Jul 2006, 21:20

point 1: im not super fit... yet!
point 2: i dont play for Ware FC, just train with them... so far!

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Post by TheFatBuoy » 02 Jul 2006, 22:42

<puts hand up>

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Re: Melbourne City Loop Challenge

Post by xtrapolis954m » 26 Oct 2011, 12:49

TheFatBuoy wrote:I wonder if anyone's ever done that. Route planning must be a nightmare.
Please accept my apologies for Thread-Digging, but this is actually one of the largest nightmares imaginable in Melbourne Public Transport. There are no services that complete the City Circle, from Flinders Street to Flinders Street, at any hour of any day, that are in the public timetable. Completing the City Loop would be a doddle, as every weekend service, and the overwhelming majority of weekday services, go through the loop.

In a separate thread, I shall write about my successful attempt at the "Metro Challenge" — the Melbourne Equivalent of the Tube Challenge. As a heads up, the Melbourne Electric Metro network is (at the time of writing) only 20 kilometres shorter than the London Underground, and yet my attempt took one hour less.

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