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Melbourne tram tracks

Tram tracks, pointwork, junctions, signals and so on from around the Melbourne tram network.

Loose sand has been washed out of the rail grooves following recent rain

22 April 2016 13:11 PM
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(6 times this month, 33 times this year)

East to north curves at Flinders and Spencer Street locked out of use

21 January 2016 13:55 PM
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(2 times this month, 21 times this year)

East to north curves at Flinders and Spencer Street locked out of use

21 January 2016 13:55 PM
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(6 times this month, 31 times this year)

North to east curves at Spencer and Flinders Street locked out of use

21 January 2016 13:54 PM
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(5 times this month, 65 times this year)

North to east curves at Spencer and Flinders Street locked out of use

Note the derailment marks in the asphalt just beyond the points

21 January 2016 13:54 PM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 30 times this year)

Reserved track on route 82 with concrete poured around the sleepers

7 January 2016 18:25 PM
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(2 times this month, 32 times this year)

Expansion joint in the tram rails on the south side of Princes Bridge

14 November 2015 09:24 AM
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(3 times this week, 48 times this month, 136 times this year)

PTC-era 'Tram Accident Blackspot Area' sign

10 September 2015 13:10 PM
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(4 times this month, 26 times this year)

Wheel measuring sensors in the tracks outside Southbank Depot

10 September 2015 12:49 PM
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(2 times this month, 19 times this year)

Wheel measuring sensors in the tracks outside Southbank Depot

10 September 2015 12:49 PM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 34 times this year)

Wheel measuring sensors in the tracks outside Southbank Depot

10 September 2015 12:49 PM
Viewed 387 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 30 times this year)

Automatic wheel measuring station outside the east entrance to Southbank Depot

Laser based sensors are located either side of the rail to measure the wheels of each tram entering the depot, the results of which are forwarded to maintenance crews.

26 July 2015 10:51 AM
Viewed 436 times
(7 times this month, 32 times this year)

Cut away edge of the westbound platform at the corner of Flinders and Spencer Street

Presumably E class trams were hitting the edge while turning here?

25 June 2015 12:50 PM
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Cut away edge of the westbound platform at the corner of Flinders and Spencer Street

Presumably E class trams were hitting the edge while turning here?

25 June 2015 12:50 PM
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(3 times this month, 20 times this year)

Newly installed crossover at Swanston Street and Flinders Lane

10 June 2015 14:26 PM
Viewed 519 times
(2 times this month, 57 times this year)

Scissors crossover at the Waterfront City tram terminus

5 February 2015 12:41 PM
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(4 times this month, 58 times this year)

15 km/h speed limit on the route 55 reserved track between Brunswick Road and Park Street

25 January 2015 11:44 AM
Viewed 556 times
(8 times this month, 29 times this year)

'Elektroline' traffic signals for the point indicators at Flinders and Spencer Street

22 January 2015 13:13 PM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 38 times this year)

'Elektroline' traffic signals for the point indicators at Flinders and Spencer Street

22 January 2015 13:13 PM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 32 times this year)

Crossover at the Batman Park tram stop on Spencer Street

30 December 2014 17:24 PM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 49 times this year)

Marks in the asphalt marks the former west to north curves at Camberwell Junction

The curves were removed by Yarra Trams in 2001 in order to 'beautify' the area! http://www.yarratrams.com.au/media-centre/news/articles/2001/project-daylight-hits-camberwell/

24 December 2014 17:32 PM
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(6 times this month, 31 times this year)

Junction of routes 70 and 75 at Camberwell Junction

24 December 2014 17:30 PM
Viewed 475 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 34 times this year)

South to west curves at the corner of Glenferrie and Riversdale Roads

24 December 2014 16:53 PM
Viewed 410 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 25 times this year)

Point indicators and traffic signals at Riversdale Junction

24 December 2014 16:41 PM
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(8 times this week, 42 times this month, 118 times this year)
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