Changing railcar wheels. 10:36 video.
Here in Australia, the people who are paid to think ahead and plan for the future decided it would be a good idea for the then "person in charge of making expensive decisions" to just choose the gauge line they liked best, (or traditionally was used in their home country) for their state. Consequently we ended up with 3 main gauges that changed at the border! This required the changing of trains, (upto 6 times) for pax, and reloading freight for interstate transport. Our tax $$$ at work!!
They seem to think that the mainland has five time zones. This map...
shows the Northern Territory and South Australia with timezones offset from UTC by a half-hour.
Ok, my bad. I should have said Australia "spans" 3 time zones. In the East it is GMT+10, and the West is GMT+8
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