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Elizabeth Street tram works

In April 2012 the tram tracks along Elizabeth Street were rebuilt between Collins Street and Victoria Street, followed in October 2013 by the construction of new platform stops at Collins, Bourke and La Trobe Streets.

Getting ready to pour concrete for the platform stop on Elizabeth Street at Little Lonsdale

7 October 2013 18:03 PM
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Works compound on Elizabeth Street at Lonsdale

7 October 2013 17:59 PM
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Platform facings complete, other work continues at Elizabeth and Bourke

7 October 2013 17:56 PM
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Asphalt laid through the soon to be removed tram stop at Elizabeth and Bourke

7 October 2013 17:49 PM
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Grinding rails before welding at Elizabeth and Little Collins

7 October 2013 17:48 PM
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Renewed 'H' crossing at the corner of Elizabeth and Bourke

7 October 2013 15:35 PM
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Grinding the rail joint flush after the weld has set

7 October 2013 15:33 PM
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Looking south from Elizabeth and Little Bourke over the worksite

7 October 2013 15:30 PM
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Install platform facings at Elizabeth and Bourke

7 October 2013 15:23 PM
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Welding rails at the corner of Elizabeth and Bourke

7 October 2013 15:23 PM
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Preparing the future platform stops at Elizabeth and Bourke

7 October 2013 15:22 PM
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'H' crossing in use at Elizabeth and Bourke, but with a 10 km/h speed limit

7 October 2013 15:17 PM
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Grounding bar clamped to the running rails

With a cable running up to the dead overhead wires, it shorts out the power supply if accidentally switched on, providing an extra layer of safety to workers

5 October 2013 21:34 PM
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Excavators with jack hammer, parked away from the work zone until they get taken away

5 October 2013 21:33 PM
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Loading rubble into dump trucks at the corner of Collins and Elizabeth Streets

5 October 2013 21:32 PM
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Bourke Street stop on Elizabeth Street, minus tram tracks

5 October 2013 21:21 PM
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Now installing curves between the lengths of conduit

5 October 2013 21:19 PM
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Bourke Street blocked at Elizabeth Street for the works

5 October 2013 21:19 PM
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New 'H' crossing for the corner of Bourke and Elizabeth Streets

5 October 2013 21:17 PM
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Working at the corner of Bourke and Elizabeth Streets

5 October 2013 21:16 PM
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Roller compressing the roadbase of the new tracks

5 October 2013 21:15 PM
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Excavators removing the former 'H' crossing at Bourke and Elizabeth Streets

5 October 2013 21:15 PM
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Excavators removing the former 'H' crossing at Bourke and Elizabeth Streets

5 October 2013 21:14 PM
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Installing electrical conduits beneath the centreline of the future tracks

5 October 2013 21:14 PM
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