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Melbourne tram tracks

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

Wheel measuring sensors in the tracks outside Southbank Depot

Thursday 10 September 2015 12:49 PM
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Wheel measuring sensors in the tracks outside Southbank Depot

Thursday 10 September 2015 12:49 PM
Viewed 632 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 67 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.

Sunday 26 July 2015 10:51 AM
Viewed 742 times
(8 times this month, 87 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?

Thursday 25 June 2015 12:50 PM
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(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 75 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?

Thursday 25 June 2015 12:50 PM
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(4 times this month, 61 times this year)

Newly installed crossover at Swanston Street and Flinders Lane

Wednesday 10 June 2015 14:26 PM
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Scissors crossover at the Waterfront City tram terminus

Thursday 5 February 2015 12:41 PM
Viewed 1172 times
(4 times this week, 16 times this month, 123 times this year)

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

Sunday 25 January 2015 11:44 AM
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(3 times this month, 130 times this year)

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

Thursday 22 January 2015 13:13 PM
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(3 times this month, 79 times this year)

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

Thursday 22 January 2015 13:13 PM
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(3 times this month, 84 times this year)

Crossover at the Batman Park tram stop on Spencer Street

Tuesday 30 December 2014 17:24 PM
Viewed 1115 times
(3 times this month, 138 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/

Wednesday 24 December 2014 17:32 PM
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(1 time this month, 77 times this year)

Junction of routes 70 and 75 at Camberwell Junction

Wednesday 24 December 2014 17:30 PM
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South to west curves at the corner of Glenferrie and Riversdale Roads

Wednesday 24 December 2014 16:53 PM
Viewed 664 times
(3 times this month, 80 times this year)

Point indicators and traffic signals at Riversdale Junction

Wednesday 24 December 2014 16:41 PM
Viewed 1510 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 394 times this year)

Push button to trigger the traffic lights at the corner of Collins and Spring Street

Wednesday 24 December 2014 15:34 PM
Viewed 653 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 70 times this year)

Bluestone kerbing installed either side of the tram tracks on the Collins Street Extension

Presumably it was installed so taxis will stop pulling u-turns over the tracks at Southern Cross Station

Thursday 13 November 2014 17:54 PM
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(5 times this month, 70 times this year)

Inductive loop to detect trams at a set of traffic lights

Thursday 13 November 2014 14:37 PM
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(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 106 times this year)

Relaid tram tracks along Queensbridge Street, on a higher level than the road lanes

Thursday 13 November 2014 14:27 PM
Viewed 839 times
(8 times this month, 103 times this year)

Crossover on Raleigh Road, Maribyrnong where routes 57 and 82 converge

Saturday 11 October 2014 16:33 PM
Viewed 814 times
(5 times this month, 83 times this year)

Tram tracks on Raleigh Road in Maribyrnong head into the reserved tracks

Saturday 11 October 2014 16:32 PM
Viewed 818 times
(8 times this month, 78 times this year)

South to east curves at Clarendon and Park Street in South Melbourne

Thursday 4 September 2014 14:46 PM
Viewed 739 times
(5 times this month, 129 times this year)

Tram tracks head through the middle of the roundabout at Park and Cowderoy Streets in St Kilda

Thursday 4 September 2014 14:31 PM
Viewed 945 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 102 times this year)

Crossover on route 96 at the down end of Middle Park station

Thursday 4 September 2014 14:10 PM
Viewed 672 times
(3 times this month, 59 times this year)
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