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Melbourne tram stop closures

In recent years many tram stops in Melbourne have been permantly closed, either replaced by nearby platform stops in an failed effort to speed up services, or due to safety concerns with motorists speeding past stopped trams.

Former outbound tram stop 33 on route 57 at Melbourne Showgrounds and Union Road

Closed permanently from Saturday 17 September due to 'safety' reasons

Wednesday 12 July 2017 16:32 PM
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(2 times this month, 25 times this year)

Former outbound tram stop 33 on route 57 at Melbourne Showgrounds and Union Road

Closed permanently from Saturday 17 September due to 'safety' reasons

Wednesday 12 July 2017 16:32 PM
Viewed 622 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 28 times this year)

Closed tram stop at Collins and Queen Street

Due to the new platform stop at Collins and William Street

Tuesday 30 June 2015 13:29 PM
Viewed 648 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 69 times this year)

Closed tram stop at Collins and King Street

Due to the new platform stop at Collins and William Street

Tuesday 30 June 2015 13:17 PM
Viewed 671 times
(1 time this month, 66 times this year)

Closed tram stop at Collins and King Street

Due to the new platform stop at Collins and William Street

Tuesday 30 June 2015 13:17 PM
Viewed 594 times
(1 time this month, 66 times this year)

Closed tram stop at Collins and King Street

Due to the new platform stop at Collins and William Street

Tuesday 30 June 2015 13:16 PM
Viewed 686 times
(1 time this month, 68 times this year)

Heritage listed MMTB tram shelter on Macarthur Street

Gates closed across the entrance, preventing it from being used by tram passengers or rough sleepers

Tuesday 28 October 2014 18:18 PM
Viewed 849 times
(4 times this month, 109 times this year)

Laneway at the east end of stop 7 on La Trobe Street at Russell Street

Apparently Yarra Trams wouldn't get council permission to lengthen the stops, so instead they close them to passengers

Saturday 19 April 2014 16:59 PM
Viewed 949 times
(3 times this month, 77 times this year)

Notice of two closed tram stops on La Trobe Street due to 'safety reasons'

Apparently Yarra Trams wouldn't get council permission to lengthen the stops, so instead they close them to passengers

Saturday 19 April 2014 16:59 PM
Viewed 1027 times
(1 time this month, 94 times this year)

Stop 7 on La Trobe Street at Russell Street closed to passengers

Apparently Yarra Trams wouldn't get council permission to lengthen the stops, so instead they close them to passengers

Saturday 19 April 2014 16:58 PM
Viewed 734 times
(3 times this month, 70 times this year)

Northbound tram stop 21 on Flemington Road at Racecourse Road closed for good

Thursday 12 December 2013 17:16 PM
Viewed 833 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 70 times this year)

Southbound tram stop 21 on Flemington Road at Racecourse Road closed for good

Thursday 12 December 2013 17:15 PM
Viewed 740 times
(4 times this month, 83 times this year)

Southbound safety zone closed at the corner of Elizabeth and La Trobe

Replaced by the new platform stops in the background

Monday 4 November 2013 08:59 AM
Viewed 729 times
(4 times this month, 67 times this year)

Tram stop 6 at Franklin and Elizabeth Streets closed for good

Replaced by the new platform stops at La Trobe Street, with the Queen Victoria Market stop being a similar distance away

Monday 4 November 2013 08:45 AM
Viewed 790 times
(6 times this month, 63 times this year)

Removed tram stop 121 at Bourke & Spencer Streets, for routes 75 and 86

Monday 3 June 2013 13:58 PM
Viewed 1237 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 81 times this year)

Closed tram stop 121 at Bourke & Spencer Streets, for routes 75 and 86

"A recent review by Yarra Trams and Public Transport Victoria of the environment and layout at these stops has identified an increased safety risk to passengers and pedestrians. A number of improvement strategies have been trialled with minimal success"
http://www.yarratrams.com.au/using-trams/service-changes/service-changes/2013/closure-of-stops-on-routes-55,-75-86/

Monday 3 June 2013 13:57 PM
Viewed 990 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 75 times this year)

Removed tram stop 3 on route 55, corner of Flinders Lane and William Street

It used to be a safety zone, just a hundred metres from the stop before. "A recent review by Yarra Trams and Public Transport Victoria of the environment and layout at these stops has identified an increased safety risk to passengers and pedestrians. A number of improvement strategies have been trialled with minimal success"
http://www.yarratrams.com.au/using-trams/service-changes/service-changes/2013/closure-of-stops-on-routes-55,-75-86/

Friday 31 May 2013 14:25 PM
Viewed 904 times
(5 times this month, 88 times this year)

Closed tram stop at Swanston and Lonsdale Streets

Closed due to the new platform tram stops opened at La Trobe and Bourke Streets

Wednesday 11 July 2012 14:35 PM
Viewed 838 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 58 times this year)

Passenger at Lonsdale Street oblivious to the 'tram stop closed' sign

Replaced by the new platform tram stops opened at La Trobe and Bourke Streets

Tuesday 10 July 2012 12:17 PM
Viewed 1065 times
(10 times this month, 91 times this year)

Decommissioned tram stop on Swanston Street, due to the new platform stop at Melbourne Central Station

Friday 4 May 2012 14:19 PM
Viewed 3041 times
(13 times this month, 229 times this year)
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