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Melbourne tram bits and pieces

Photos of bits and pieces on and around Melbourne's trams

Two indicator lights at the No. 2 end of A2 class tram 280

The blue light indicates the next stop, I'm not sure what the orange one means

Tuesday 28 May 2013 14:04 PM
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Traces of the old Yarra Trams logo showing on the side of a C class tram

Tuesday 21 May 2013 13:22 PM
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M>Tram-era signage onboard a Z3 class tram

Sunday 19 May 2013 10:57 AM
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LED rear stoplight on the dashboard of B2.2128

Wednesday 8 May 2013 16:58 PM
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'Please use other door(s) on this side of tram' notice on the defective door of a C class tram

Monday 29 April 2013 17:39 PM
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D1.3501 named in honour of 'Sir Robert J.H. Risson'

Wednesday 24 April 2013 17:20 PM
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PTV style network map features in an advertisement for 'The Age'

The map is for route 86 between Melbourne Museum and Waterfront City, the wording beneath says 'There are ten foxes per square kilometre in Melbourne. Chances are, we just passed one.'

Wednesday 3 April 2013 08:23 AM
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Protip: there's no point squeezing onto the doorstep, because the tram can't go anywhere while you're there!

Each step has an inlaid pressure sensor interlocked with the door mechanism, so the driver can't close the door until everyone is clear

Thursday 28 March 2013 18:30 PM
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Depot specific Good Friday Appeal advertisement on a tram

On Glenhuntly depot tram A1.241

Wednesday 20 March 2013 19:21 PM
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Original Citadis seat coverings covered with filth

Thursday 14 March 2013 13:20 PM
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Orange priority seat covers inside a Citadis tram

Thursday 14 March 2013 13:20 PM
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'River St / Maribyrnong' shortworking on the route 57

Wednesday 27 February 2013 19:46 PM
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'Brunswick Depot' in tiny text on the destination board, combined with a 'd1' route number

Wednesday 27 February 2013 18:56 PM
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Metcard reader in front of the standing area of a B2 class

One of ten B2 class trams refurbished with the 'Apollo' seating layout

Wednesday 27 February 2013 13:15 PM
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Second 'bumrack' standing area - there is a total of four, one opposite each double door

One of ten B2 class trams refurbished with the 'Apollo' seating layout

Wednesday 27 February 2013 13:15 PM
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Standing area opposite the double doors at the cab end of a B2 class tram

In 2003 ten B2 class trams were refurbished with the 'Apollo' seating layout to maximise the number of passengers who could squeeze on board

Wednesday 27 February 2013 13:15 PM
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Roof view of A2.295

Monday 11 February 2013 13:22 PM
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Roof view of a City Circle liveried W class

Monday 11 February 2013 12:40 PM
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Roof view of B2.2067

Monday 11 February 2013 12:40 PM
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Pantograph and inter-carriage cables on the roof of a B2 class tram

Monday 11 February 2013 12:39 PM
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(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 132 times this year)

Yarra Trams Toyota Camry heads south at Swanston and Bourke

Friday 8 February 2013 13:55 PM
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PTV branding on tram B2.2049

Wednesday 30 January 2013 17:53 PM
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Route 57a / Melbourne Showground displayed on a D2 class tram

Saturday 26 January 2013 09:09 AM
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No trams along La Trobe Street for the next three days, thanks to the Australia Day public holiday Monday

Saturday 26 January 2013 09:02 AM
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