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Melbourne tram stops

Tram stops around Melbourne fall into three groups: platform stops, safety zones, and signs beside the road.

Cyclists at the Swanston Street tram stop navigate a pack of passengers blocking the bike lane

Pedestrians wandering all over the place like Farmer Brown's cows

19 December 2013 17:58 PM
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(6 times this month, 66 times this year)

Another screen space wasting message from Yarra Trams

19 December 2013 17:47 PM
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(7 times this month, 31 times this year)

'Allow extra travel time when ships sail into port' notice for route 109 passengers

18 December 2013 14:06 PM
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(6 times this month, 30 times this year)

'Give way to trams' message at the end of the new Elizabeth Street tram stops

Does this mean pedestrians can cross the tracks between platforms even when the traffic lights are red?

18 December 2013 13:31 PM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 34 times this year)

'Wheelchair accessible' icon now displayed for route 19, after the redeployment of D2 class trams to the service

12 December 2013 17:36 PM
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(6 times this month, 30 times this year)

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

12 December 2013 17:16 PM
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(8 times this month, 34 times this year)

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

12 December 2013 17:15 PM
Viewed 441 times
(8 times this month, 45 times this year)

Widened pedestrian crossing to the newly opened La Trobe and Elizabeth Street platform stop

4 November 2013 09:00 AM
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(6 times this month, 29 times this year)

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

Replaced by the new platform stops in the background

4 November 2013 08:59 AM
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(7 times this month, 36 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

4 November 2013 08:45 AM
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(8 times this month, 29 times this year)

Adshel contractor updates the advertisements on a tram shelter

4 November 2013 08:23 AM
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(9 times this month, 41 times this year)

New countdown timer for southbound trams at the Federation Square tram stop

It starts counting down from 16 seconds: once it gets to zero, the traffic lights change about 5 seconds later. Presumably it indicates when a tram driver should close their doors.

16 October 2013 17:42 PM
Viewed 459 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 37 times this year)

Passengers changing from tram to train at Newmarket railway station

The tram is long gone, but the pedestrians are still waiting for the traffic lights on Racecourse Road to change

14 October 2013 08:32 AM
Viewed 456 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 24 times this year)

Recently extended tram safety zones on Nicholson Street in Fitzroy North

Carried out as part of the preparation for the longer E class trams entering service on route 96

1 September 2013 16:30 PM
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(11 times this month, 51 times this year)

Recently extended tram safety zones on Nicholson Street in Fitzroy North

Carried out as part of the preparation for the longer E class trams entering service on route 96

1 September 2013 16:29 PM
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(9 times this month, 136 times this year)

Ad wrapped tram stop at Collins Street advertising Garnier hair products

27 August 2013 14:35 PM
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(8 times this month, 35 times this year)

Foxtel advertising on Collins Street at the Town Hall tram stop

With temporary stadium style seating affixed to the normal bench seats

21 August 2013 14:55 PM
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(17 times this month, 66 times this year)

Network map removed from a tram shelter on Collins Street, allowing the ad wrapping to cover the entire stop

21 August 2013 13:44 PM
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(6 times this month, 38 times this year)

Two rows of AdShel tram stops turned into a bigger and more sheltered tram shelter

Colonial Tramcar Restaurant shelter at the corner of Whiteman and Clarendon Streets

11 August 2013 12:56 PM
Viewed 568 times
(5 times this month, 47 times this year)

Row of 'Beware The Rhino' posters on the Elizabeth Street stop at La Trobe

2 August 2013 18:58 PM
Viewed 794 times
(9 times this month, 52 times this year)

Asian style roof attached to an AdShel tram shelter on William Street, advertising Suimin noodles

7 June 2013 12:47 PM
Viewed 952 times
(14 times this month, 71 times this year)

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

3 June 2013 13:58 PM
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(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 58 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/

3 June 2013 13:57 PM
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(9 times this month, 44 times this year)

Giant puddle at the corner of Whiteman and Clarendon Streets

1 June 2013 08:56 AM
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(9 times this month, 44 times this year)
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