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Melbourne tram tracks

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

And potholes in the mass concrete tram track!

On Pascoe Vale Road at Wilson Street, Moonee Ponds

1 June 2013 16:28 PM
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Really bodgy looking replacement rail in mass concrete track on route 59

On Pascoe Vale Road at Wilson Street, Moonee Ponds

1 June 2013 16:27 PM
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Asphalt repairs to mass concrete track on route 59

On Pascoe Vale Road at Wilson Street, Moonee Ponds

1 June 2013 16:27 PM
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(4 times this week, 25 times this month, 64 times this year)

'Start run in ramp' marked on the asphalt on Elizabeth Street

Original plan for the temporary crossover was to place it here, between Little Lonsdale and La Trobe Streets

22 May 2013 16:34 PM
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(10 times this month, 28 times this year)

Replacement crossover on Elizabeth Street at Lonsdale Street, looking north

22 May 2013 16:32 PM
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Lonsdale Street crossover on Elizabeth Street

8 May 2013 17:24 PM
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Indicator lamps for a defective set of automatic points

Only the bottom (straight) or middle (diverge) lamps should be lit - not both

16 February 2013 16:51 PM
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Temporary welded repairs made to a dodgy rail joint

On Elizabeth Street at Collins

8 February 2013 08:53 AM
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(6 times this month, 36 times this year)

Signage for outbound trams at Port Junction

The yellow sign says 'Compulsory stop Port Melbourne trams must give way to St Kilda Beach trams'

20 January 2013 11:39 AM
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Corrugated road surface beneath the tram tracks on Hawthorn Road, East Brighton

Presumably the wooden sleepers that support the tracks have rotten, leaving the road surface to subside

24 November 2012 09:24 AM
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(16 times this month, 56 times this year)

Three track section of tramway on St Kilda Road at the Arts Centre

23 November 2012 15:24 PM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 34 times this year)

60 km/h speed limit sign above the overhead on Flemington Road

5 September 2012 17:00 PM
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(19 times this month, 56 times this year)

Junction of routes 59 and 55 at Abbotsford Street, North Melbourne

5 September 2012 16:59 PM
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(7 times this month, 21 times this year)

Looking east at the La Trobe and William Street intersection

With south-to-east and north-to-west curves

29 July 2012 14:31 PM
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(11 times this month, 34 times this year)

Hanning & Kahl cover over their electric points mechanism

The point blades and frogs are manufactured by Davies & Baird (D&B)

29 July 2012 12:50 PM
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(6 times this month, 29 times this year)

Roadside equipment cabinet associated with a set of V-tag points

28 July 2012 11:36 AM
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(10 times this month, 38 times this year)

North to west curves at the corner of William and La Trobe Streets

24 June 2012 12:20 PM
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(8 times this month, 31 times this year)

Davies & Baird castings form a set of pointwork in Melbourne

8 May 2012 14:01 PM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 20 times this year)

Single bladed point at the east end of the Swanston Street crossover on La Trobe Street

4 May 2012 14:21 PM
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(4 times this month, 24 times this year)

Crossover on La Trobe Street, located east of Swanston Street

4 May 2012 14:20 PM
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(4 times this month, 25 times this year)

Point indicator for southbound trams on Swanston Street at La Trobe

Only equipped with manual points, this location has been a common location for sideswipe accidents between trams.

4 May 2012 14:19 PM
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(7 times this month, 28 times this year)

Crossover on Swanston Street, north of La Trobe Street

4 May 2012 14:19 PM
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(7 times this month, 26 times this year)

Single bladed point at the west end of the Elizabeth Street crossover on La Trobe Street

4 May 2012 14:13 PM
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(12 times this month, 39 times this year)
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