Hergest wrote:We were stopped by someone doing a survey there last year. They wanted to know how often we used that path, how often we had to stop for a train etc. I thought something must have been planned, be interesting to see if there's any changes, it's only a little crossing after all and trains are rather infrequent. Mind you, it's a bit intimidating when a train goes through even though it's dead slow as you are right up close to it so maybe some gates will go in.
It's more annoying when the trip train (it goes from there to Port Botany I think) is coming past you down headed south, and you hope that it might have to stop... It's quite long and takes forever to get through. I've been caught by it once, but it has also been stopped once too (I got through ahead of it).
In any case, safety first. Those things are thousands of tonnes.