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Melbourne tram sidings

Around the Melbourne tram network are a small number of sidings that lie off the main running lines, usually used to store trams before and after special events.

Scissors crossover at the rebuilt Simpson Street turnback siding

11 December 2020 19:08 PM
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Mainline connection at the rebuilt Simpson Street turnback siding

11 December 2020 19:08 PM
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Male and female staff toilets at the rebuilt Simpson Street turnback siding

11 December 2020 19:08 PM
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Scissors crossover at the rebuilt Simpson Street turnback siding

11 December 2020 19:07 PM
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'Do not board trams from terminus area' sign at the Simpson Street sidings

11 December 2020 19:06 PM
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Dead end at the rebuilt Simpson Street turnback sidings off Wellington Parade

11 December 2020 19:06 PM
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Rebuilt turnback sidings at Simpson Street off Wellington Parade

11 December 2020 19:06 PM
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Disconnected track leading into the Brunswick Road tram siding off Lygon Street

14 November 2015 09:46 AM
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Simpson Street tram siding at the end of Wellington Parade

9 October 2015 13:48 PM
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(8 times this month, 176 times this year)

Simpson Street tram siding at the end of Wellington Parade

24 December 2014 15:41 PM
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Looking west along the South Melbourne tram siding, and the crossover linking it to the citybound track

4 September 2014 14:38 PM
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Little used siding at Mills Street heads straight towards the beach at Middle Park

With the normal route 12 tracks turning to the left

4 September 2014 14:34 PM
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Centre siding on St Kilda Road, outside the Arts Centre

2 September 2014 13:08 PM
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Down end of the Caulfield Siding, trams need to shunt in from the down end

Located in the centre median of Dandenong Road, constructed in 1983 to replace the original Caulfield siding that went around the block

7 July 2012 15:05 PM
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City end of the Caulfield Siding, located in the middle of Dandenong Road

The up end of the siding connects to the up track. Trams enter from the down end

7 July 2012 15:05 PM
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Yarra Trams cars parked at the Dudley Street siding

4 July 2012 17:07 PM
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Blade and mate pointwork in the trailing crossover of the Dudley Street siding

24 June 2012 11:44 AM
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M&MTB branded pointwork components at the Dudley Street siding

24 June 2012 11:43 AM
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Signal lamps at the Franklin Street siding signal box

24 March 2012 13:47 PM
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Curve at the Franklin Street siding, from Swanston into Victoria Street

22 February 2012 17:00 PM
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New 'T' lights at the Franklin Street siding

22 February 2012 16:59 PM
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New 'T' lights at the Franklin Street siding

22 February 2012 16:58 PM
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Abandoned 'Signals for tram use only' sign at the Franklin Street sidings

The signal itself was relocated as part of the recent platform stop works in the area.

22 February 2012 16:56 PM
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Disused signal on the Franklin Street siding signal box

12 January 2011 18:07 PM
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