East West link discovery ride

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This a '''discovery ride''' you can do to check out route opportunities for the proposed [[Eastern_Rail_Line_Trail|East West Link]].
 
This a '''discovery ride''' you can do to check out route opportunities for the proposed [[Eastern_Rail_Line_Trail|East West Link]].
  
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-37.825514, 145.016613, Rail bridge over the Yarra
 
-37.825514, 145.016613, Rail bridge over the Yarra
 
Room for a bike path on the South side.
 
Room for a bike path on the South side.
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-37.822311, 145.020508
 
-37.822311, 145.020508
 
-37.822455, 145.021983
 
-37.822455, 145.021983
-37.822502, 145.022256
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-37.822502, 145.022256, Underpass
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Join narrow pedestrian path on South side
 
-37.821885, 145.023058
 
-37.821885, 145.023058
 
-37.821915, 145.023488
 
-37.821915, 145.023488
-37.821343, 145.024174
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-37.821343, 145.024174, Hawthorn Burwood Rd bridge
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Note room under bridge for path on North side
 
-37.82141, 145.025078
 
-37.82141, 145.025078
 
-37.820777, 145.025175
 
-37.820777, 145.025175
 
-37.820989, 145.02525
 
-37.820989, 145.02525
 
-37.821124, 145.026441
 
-37.821124, 145.026441
-37.820836, 145.026516
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-37.820836, 145.026516, Power St
-37.821862, 145.035388
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Busy road, connects to Eastern Freeway in the North.  Hard to cross.
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-37.821862, 145.035388, Glenferrie Rd
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Opportunity for path to follow rail easement on South side, then cross Glenferrie Rd on the South side of the rail bridge.
 
-37.821489, 145.035496
 
-37.821489, 145.035496
 
-37.820497, 145.035764
 
-37.820497, 145.035764
 
-37.820718, 145.037684
 
-37.820718, 145.037684
-37.821006, 145.037996
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-37.821006, 145.037996, Swinburne
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Improved safe bicycle access could be used by many students
 
-37.821167, 145.039176
 
-37.821167, 145.039176
 
-37.821277, 145.040002
 
-37.821277, 145.040002
-37.82215, 145.039862
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-37.822074, 145.039895, William St
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Room for elevated bike path crossing with rail bridge.
 
-37.822404, 145.042384
 
-37.822404, 145.042384
-37.823404, 145.042191
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-37.823404, 145.042191, Burowood Rd
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Heavy traffic, squeeze points at the lights and often parked cars next to curb
 
-37.823862, 145.046192
 
-37.823862, 145.046192
-37.822785, 145.046439
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-37.822785, 145.046439, Lilydale Grove
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Room for bike path on South side
 
-37.823141, 145.04866
 
-37.823141, 145.04866
-37.824167, 145.048531
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-37.824167, 145.048531, Burwood Rd
-37.824828, 145.053896
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New bike lane up the hill
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-37.824828, 145.053896, Burwood Rd Camberwell rail bridge
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Note room for bike path in cutting - 1 track is used to park trains.
 
-37.826099, 145.055795
 
-37.826099, 145.055795
-37.826489, 145.057533
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-37.826489, 145.057533, Burke Rd Bridge
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Note rail yards to East, with room for a bike path leading to a route on the South side of the cutting.
 
-37.826277, 145.057704
 
-37.826277, 145.057704
 
-37.826336, 145.06058
 
-37.826336, 145.06058
 
-37.826226, 145.06294
 
-37.826226, 145.06294
-37.82554, 145.062994
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-37.82554, 145.062994, Broadway
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Currently useful for connecting route from East Camberwell Station to Burwood Rd
 
-37.825718, 145.065086
 
-37.825718, 145.065086
-37.826218, 145.064914
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-37.826218, 145.064914, Stanhope Grove rail bridge
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Note room under bridge for bike path passage on South side.  Bike crossing lights near the bridge.
 
-37.826218, 145.065043
 
-37.826218, 145.065043
 
-37.825726, 145.06515
 
-37.825726, 145.06515
-37.825896, 145.06676
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-37.825896, 145.06676, Possible bridge location to South side
-37.825565, 145.068294
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Crossing via bridge to South side could provide a route to Camberwell Station.
-37.825404, 145.071062
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-37.825565, 145.068294, East Camberwell station
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Path route now shifts to North side - good but rough track to the East.  Tight passage past station.
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-37.825404, 145.071062, Anniversary Trail intersection
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Link to Anniversary trail (which follows the defunct Outer Circle rail line) to Kew and Ashburton.
 
-37.825218, 145.071148
 
-37.825218, 145.071148
 
-37.825413, 145.072424
 
-37.825413, 145.072424
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-37.824599, 145.077091
 
-37.824599, 145.077091
 
-37.824726, 145.078197
 
-37.824726, 145.078197
-37.825574, 145.078357
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-37.825574, 145.078357, Kendal St
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Route to north of railway line
 
-37.825209, 145.079302
 
-37.825209, 145.079302
 
-37.824709, 145.079151
 
-37.824709, 145.079151
-37.824557, 145.08046
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-37.824557, 145.08046, Canterbury Station
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Elevate path on North side to cross Canterbury Rd.  Maling Rd shops to the South of the railway line.
 
-37.824108, 145.081276
 
-37.824108, 145.081276
 
-37.82393, 145.08119
 
-37.82393, 145.08119
 
-37.824031, 145.081962
 
-37.824031, 145.081962
-37.82354, 145.083808
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-37.82348, 145.083926
-37.823633, 145.086211
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-37.823633, 145.086211, Shierlaw Ave
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Bike path route North of line.
 
-37.82326, 145.086308
 
-37.82326, 145.086308
 
-37.823574, 145.088668
 
-37.823574, 145.088668
 
-37.82404, 145.088539
 
-37.82404, 145.088539
-37.824048, 145.088668
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-37.824048, 145.088668, Chatham Station
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Squeeze point for path - elevation required of station subway path.  No room on the North.
 
-37.823599, 145.088829
 
-37.823599, 145.088829
 
-37.824124, 145.093153
 
-37.824124, 145.093153
 
-37.824802, 145.093421
 
-37.824802, 145.093421
-37.824743, 145.095577
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-37.824743, 145.095577, Sunbury Crescent
-37.824336, 145.09753
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Room for bike path North of line
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-37.824336, 145.09753, Surrey Hills shops
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Cafes, shops and railway station.
 
-37.823913, 145.097669
 
-37.823913, 145.097669
 
-37.823379, 145.099053
 
-37.823379, 145.099053
 
-37.822836, 145.099096
 
-37.822836, 145.099096
 
-37.822701, 145.100309
 
-37.822701, 145.100309
-37.822913, 145.100437
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-37.822913, 145.100437, Beresford St
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Room for path to North of line.
 
-37.821082, 145.103066
 
-37.821082, 145.103066
 
-37.821192, 145.104965
 
-37.821192, 145.104965
 
-37.819997, 145.105233
 
-37.819997, 145.105233
-37.819014, 145.106671
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-37.819014, 145.106671, Churchill St
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Room for path to South of railway line
 
-37.818531, 145.108538
 
-37.818531, 145.108538
 
-37.818421, 145.113173
 
-37.818421, 145.113173
-37.818573, 145.114632
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-37.818573, 145.114632, Elgar Rd
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Busy road.  Elevated bike path bridge next to railway bridge required.
 
-37.818412, 145.114717
 
-37.818412, 145.114717
 
-37.818709, 145.117121
 
-37.818709, 145.117121
-37.819082, 145.119417
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-37.819082, 145.119417, Hopetoun Paradeq
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Note bike path route on South side under Box Hill station - next to unused platform 1.
 
-37.819904, 145.119288
 
-37.819904, 145.119288
-37.820362, 145.123311
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-37.820362, 145.123311, Carrington Rd
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One way road, busy shopping centre.  No room for bikes.
 
-37.819209, 145.12358
 
-37.819209, 145.12358
-37.820209, 145.129888
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-37.820209, 145.129888, Bank St
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Not bike path on North side
 
-37.819887, 145.13006
 
-37.819887, 145.13006
-37.820582, 145.135081
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-37.820582, 145.135081, Bishop Street
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No link to Middleborough Road.  Connection to existing bike path in Mitcham and Blackburn is desirable.  More room in rail easement further along the line.  No safe direct bike paths in this region.
 
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Revision as of 22:01, 13 September 2008

This a discovery ride you can do to check out route opportunities for the proposed East West Link.

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