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Tram stop extensions for E class trams

As part of the preparation for the longer E class trams entering service across Melbourne, tram stops along route 96 and La Trobe were extended to cater for their length.

Cab door of E.6017 overhangs the platform stop at Collins and Spencer Street

The stop isn't long enough for a full E class tram, so additional stopping marks were provided to ensure that the rear saloon door can fit

6 March 2020 12:35 PM
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E class tram overhanging the platform stop at Collins and Spencer Street

The stop isn't long enough for a full E class tram - the driver is supposed to stop with the front cab past the platform

16 January 2020 08:27 AM
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E class tram overhangs the platform stop at Collins and Elizabeth Street

26 July 2019 09:25 AM
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Rear door of an E class tram overhangs the platform stop at Collins and William Street

24 April 2019 08:50 AM
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Rear door of an E class tram overhangs the platform stop at Collins and William Street

8 November 2018 17:30 PM
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Rear door of an E class tram overhangs the platform stop at Bourke and Queen Street

8 November 2018 14:01 PM
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C class tram overhangs the platform stop at Collins and Spencer Street

The dinky little platform can't even fit two trams, despite being on the second busiest tram corridor in Melbourne!

1 October 2018 08:57 AM
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C class tram overhangs the platform stop at Collins and Spencer Street

The dinky little platform can't even fit two trams, despite being on the second busiest tram corridor in Melbourne!

1 October 2018 08:56 AM
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Rear door of an E class tram overhangs a CBD platform stop

18 May 2018 14:56 PM
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Three diamonds indicate the stopping point for E class trams at a platform stop

E class trams are longer that all other trams, but lack a front door, so they can stop further along the platform

22 January 2018 13:29 PM
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E class tram overhanging the platform stop at Collins and Spencer Street

The stop isn't long enough for a full E class tram - the driver is supposed to stop with the front cab past the platform

27 March 2017 12:34 PM
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Concrete safety zone prowl removed from the tram stop at the corner of La Trobe and Spencer Street

Presumably to make extra room so that passengers can access the rear door of the longer E class trams now on route 86

3 January 2017 14:01 PM
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Non-lengthened tram stop at La Trobe and Russell Streets

2 January 2014 19:44 PM
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Lengthened tram stops at La Trobe and Exhibition Streets

2 January 2014 19:40 PM
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'Long trams will not stop here' notice at the King and La Trobe Street tram stop

Unlike other stops along La Trobe Street the safety zone has not been extended, so long trams would hang out into traffic

30 December 2013 08:27 AM
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Eastbound tram stop on La Trobe Street at Elizabeth Street

Unlike other stops along La Trobe Street it has not been extended, due to the crossover at the west end, so the fluoro notice informs passengers that long trams will not stop here

21 December 2013 09:37 AM
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Westbound tram stop at Swanston and La Trobe Street extended to fit E class trams, but with the safety zone prowl removed

19 December 2013 17:54 PM
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Recently extended tram safety zones on Nicholson Street in Fitzroy North

Carried out as part of the preparation for the longer E class trams entering service on route 96

1 September 2013 16:30 PM
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Recently extended tram safety zones on Nicholson Street in Fitzroy North

Carried out as part of the preparation for the longer E class trams entering service on route 96

1 September 2013 16:29 PM
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