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Melbourne tram stops

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

There is no ticketing equipment at the light rail stops - so why do they only have one platform entrance?

8 January 2014 17:08 PM
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Notice that long trams will not stop at the La Trobe and Russell Street stop

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2 January 2014 19:44 PM
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Plaque marking the dedication of the Sir Robert Risson tram terminus on Elizabeth Street

Unveiled by Minister for Public Transport Alan Brown in February 1994. Mounted in the tram stop paving, today it hides beneath an advertising panel.

21 December 2013 21:21 PM
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Spare point lever stashed beside the points at the Melbourne University terminus

19 December 2013 18:06 PM
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Shunt indicators at the Melbourne University terminus

19 December 2013 18:05 PM
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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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Another screen space wasting message from Yarra Trams

19 December 2013 17:47 PM
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'Allow extra travel time when ships sail into port' notice for route 109 passengers

18 December 2013 14:06 PM
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'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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'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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Widened pedestrian crossing to the newly opened La Trobe and Elizabeth Street platform stop

4 November 2013 09:00 AM
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Adshel contractor updates the advertisements on a tram shelter

4 November 2013 08:23 AM
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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
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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
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Ad wrapped tram stop at Collins Street advertising Garnier hair products

27 August 2013 14:35 PM
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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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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
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Row of 'Beware The Rhino' posters on the Elizabeth Street stop at La Trobe

2 August 2013 18:58 PM
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Asian style roof attached to an AdShel tram shelter on William Street, advertising Suimin noodles

7 June 2013 12:47 PM
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Giant puddle at the corner of Whiteman and Clarendon Streets

1 June 2013 08:56 AM
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New tram shelter for Colonial Tramcar Restaurant passengers at the corner of Whiteman and Clarendon Streets

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

1 June 2013 08:55 AM
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Ad wrapped Town Hall tram stop on Collins Street, hiding the network map behind the stickers

30 May 2013 13:44 PM
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Someone finally pulled the advertising stickers off the tram network map

30 May 2013 13:40 PM
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Every other tram stop gets vandalised nightly, yet these advertising stickers over the network map are intact a week on

Town Hall tram stop on Collins Street, advertising hides the network map behind the sticker

28 May 2013 14:49 PM
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