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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.

Spacing and gauging the new tramway track before the concrete pour

23 April 2012 08:18 AM
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Pouring concrete over the completed track at Elizabeth and La Trobe Streets

23 April 2012 08:14 AM
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Skip filled with removed copper feeder cables

How much does a few tonnes of scrap copper go for these days?

23 April 2012 08:09 AM
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Exit from Melbourne Central station, with no signage directing commuters around the worksite

23 April 2012 08:08 AM
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Renewing the H crossing at Elizabeth and La Trobe Streets

The old single track curve has been removed and won't be replaced

23 April 2012 08:07 AM
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Looking west at Elizabeth and La Trobe Streets

23 April 2012 08:06 AM
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La Trobe Street tram stop on Elizabeth Street

23 April 2012 08:04 AM
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Looking north up Elizabeth Street from Little Lonsdale Street

23 April 2012 08:04 AM
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Looking south down Elizabeth Street from Little Lonsdale Street

23 April 2012 08:03 AM
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Passenger oblivious to the fact no trams are running on Elizabeth Street

You can put up all the signs you want, and passengers will still ignore them

21 April 2012 09:14 AM
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Section insulators bridged with a jumper cable, to ensure the entire overhead is grounded

21 April 2012 09:11 AM
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Tip trucks on La Trobe Street, waiting to be loaded with rubble

21 April 2012 09:10 AM
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One of three pairs of concrete breakers at work north of La Trobe Street

21 April 2012 09:07 AM
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Loading the rubble into trucks at La Trobe and Elizabeth Streets

21 April 2012 09:06 AM
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Pair of breakers at work outside Melbourne Central

21 April 2012 09:05 AM
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Detail of the concrete sleepers being used in this track relay project

21 April 2012 09:03 AM
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Stockpile of concrete sleepers on Little Lonsdale Street

21 April 2012 09:03 AM
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Collecting the old rail near Lonsdale Street

21 April 2012 08:59 AM
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Excavator pulling the old rail out of the rubble

21 April 2012 08:57 AM
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Pair of concrete breakers at work at the La Trobe Street tram stop

21 April 2012 08:56 AM
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Ripping up the curve at the corner of La Trobe and Elizabeth Streets

21 April 2012 08:53 AM
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New H crossing being assembled for the corner of La Trobe and Elizabeth Streets

21 April 2012 08:51 AM
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New H crossing being assembled for the corner of La Trobe and Elizabeth Streets

21 April 2012 08:50 AM
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Three pairs of breakers attacking the concrete north of La Trobe Street

21 April 2012 08:50 AM
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