Google Monorail
I know this is not Android news as such, but it is still somewhat interesting and perhaps a little outlandish.

The Sydney Morning Herald, is reporting that the company that is dismantling and demolishing Sydney’s former Monorail, Metropolitan Demolitions, has been approached by Google Australia to purchase one of the former monorail sets that used to zip around Sydney CBD for 25 years, as a meeting room in their building at Darling Harbour which they will share with FairFax directly.

Nick Giannikouris, Director of Metropolitan Demolitions, the company who has been appointed by the NSW Government to demolish and decommission the former Monorail services and assets such as the carriages and stations, when interviewed by the Sydney Morning Herald is quoted as saying:

They have been talking to us – they do all sorts of weird and wonderful things, don’t they, There is no set price: I wouldn’t imagine it is going to go for a squillion dollars.

For me, this would seem quite interesting to see Google transform the carriage into a meeting room just a mere few metres from where it once carried tourists and happy Sydney-siders like myself around the city and down to Darling Harbour effortlessly.

Do you think Google Australia will be able to convert the former Sydney Monorail carriages into a meeting room?

Source: Sydney Morning Herald.
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BurnZ
BurnZ
7 years ago

I didn’t even know the Monorail was being shut down. If I knew that I would of gathered my mates and went down to Sydney for a final ride.

Lachlan
Lachlan
Reply to  BurnZ
7 years ago

Everyone did…it was all over the news. Have you been living under a rock? haha

BurnZ
BurnZ
Reply to  Lachlan
7 years ago

I don’t watch the news nor read any newspapers.

Venatoir
Venatoir
Reply to  BurnZ
7 years ago

And then you complain about not knowing what’s happening in the world…

Guest
Guest
Reply to  BurnZ
7 years ago

lol

Sean Royce
Sean Royce
7 years ago

This is a very strange move by Google.

Bob
Bob
Reply to  Sean Royce
7 years ago

Money to burn! Then they ran outta fires.

Sean Royce
Sean Royce
Reply to  Bob
7 years ago

Pretty much.