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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.

Looking south along the new track from Elizabeth and Little Lonsdale Streets

24 April 2012 08:19 AM
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Directional signage outside Melbourne Central station, directing pedestrians to the nearest crossing points

24 April 2012 08:18 AM
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With Elizabeth Street closed, there was no rubbish collection during the weekend

23 April 2012 08:40 AM
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Excavator spreading gravel over the Elizabeth Street tracks at La Trobe Street

23 April 2012 08:40 AM
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Skid loader spreading gravel over the Elizabeth Street tracks at La Trobe Street

23 April 2012 08:40 AM
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Compacting the gravel roadbase

I'm not sure why the rails are beneath road level

23 April 2012 08:40 AM
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Transition from heavyweight rail at the H crossing, to normal tramway rail

At the junction of Elizabeth and La Trobe Streets

23 April 2012 08:38 AM
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The pot removed, and the Thermit weld cooling off

23 April 2012 08:38 AM
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Unused Thermit weld units for rail joining

23 April 2012 08:37 AM
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Installing the H crossing at the junction of Elizabeth and La Trobe Streets

23 April 2012 08:37 AM
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Looking east at Elizabeth and La Trobe Streets

23 April 2012 08:36 AM
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Concourse pour at the Elizabeth and La Trobe Street intersection

23 April 2012 08:35 AM
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Looking south down Elizabeth Street from A'Beckett Street

23 April 2012 08:32 AM
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Tramway rails still needing to be welded together

23 April 2012 08:30 AM
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Positioning the new track at Elizabeth and Franklin Streets

23 April 2012 08:30 AM
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'Yes we are open' sign on a cafe adjoining the Elizabeth Street work site

23 April 2012 08:29 AM
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Placing sleepers into position at Elizabeth and Therry Streets

23 April 2012 08:29 AM
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Scrap rail being loaded at Elizabeth and Victoria Streets

23 April 2012 08:27 AM
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News cameraman filming traffic jams at Elizabeth and Victoria Streets

23 April 2012 08:26 AM
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Looking south down Elizabeth Street from the Queen Victoria Market

23 April 2012 08:23 AM
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New point frogs for the south-west curve from Elizabeth into Victoria Street

23 April 2012 08:23 AM
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Laying new concrete sleepers on Elizabeth Street

23 April 2012 08:23 AM
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Construction workers direct someone who needs to get to the other side

I would've thought Yarra Trams would have put up some 'nearest crossing [X] metres' signs

23 April 2012 08:20 AM
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Rail and sleepers jacked up, awaiting packing before the concrete pour

23 April 2012 08:19 AM
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