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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.

Disconnected track leading into the Brunswick Road tram siding off Lygon Street

14 November 2015 09:46 AM
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(6 times this month, 116 times this year)

Simpson Street tram siding at the end of Wellington Parade

9 October 2015 13:48 PM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 162 times this year)

Simpson Street tram siding at the end of Wellington Parade

24 December 2014 15:41 PM
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(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 154 times this year)

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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(11 times this month, 164 times this year)

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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(8 times this month, 203 times this year)

Centre siding on St Kilda Road, outside the Arts Centre

2 September 2014 13:08 PM
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(3 times this month, 133 times this year)

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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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 105 times this year)

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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(6 times this month, 100 times this year)

M&MTB branded pointwork components at the Dudley Street siding

24 June 2012 11:43 AM
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(8 times this month, 103 times this year)

Signal lamps at the Franklin Street siding signal box

24 March 2012 13:47 PM
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(5 times this month, 89 times this year)

Curve at the Franklin Street siding, from Swanston into Victoria Street

22 February 2012 17:00 PM
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(11 times this month, 111 times this year)

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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(1 time this week, 14 times this month, 101 times this year)

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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(6 times this month, 99 times this year)

Disused signal box at the Franklin Street siding

12 January 2011 18:07 PM
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(1 time this week, 15 times this month, 127 times this year)

Tram signal at the Franklin Street siding

12 January 2011 18:06 PM
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(1 time this week, 19 times this month, 125 times this year)

City end of the Melbourne Park tram siding

22 October 2008 13:58 PM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 106 times this year)

Melbourne Park tram siding situated between the running lines

22 October 2008 13:58 PM
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(4 times this month, 110 times this year)

Richmond end of the Melbourne Park tram siding

22 October 2008 13:54 PM
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(2 times this month, 79 times this year)
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