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Melbourne tram tracks

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

Davies & Baird castings form a set of pointwork in Melbourne

8 May 2012 14:01 PM
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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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Crossover on La Trobe Street, located east of Swanston Street

4 May 2012 14:20 PM
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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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Crossover on Swanston Street, north of La Trobe Street

4 May 2012 14:19 PM
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(3 times this month, 36 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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(4 times this month, 57 times this year)

The single track Elizabeth to La Trobe Street curve removed

4 May 2012 14:12 PM
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(4 times this month, 38 times this year)

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

1 May 2012 14:10 PM
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Fixed part of a single bladed point - aka the 'mate'

Eastern end of the Spencer Street crossover on La Trobe Street

1 May 2012 14:10 PM
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'M&MTB' stamped in the tramway pointwork

1 May 2012 14:09 PM
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West end of the Spencer Street crossover on La Trobe Street

1 May 2012 14:09 PM
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Relaid track on Elizabeth Street at Little Lonsdale

Note the height difference, with trams being much lower than the rest of the road

27 April 2012 13:36 PM
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(4 times this month, 43 times this year)

Partially removed crossover on Elizabeth Street at Lonsdale

27 April 2012 13:36 PM
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10 kph limit over the removed crossover on Elizabeth Street at Lonsdale

27 April 2012 13:35 PM
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(3 times this month, 38 times this year)

Partially removed crossover on Elizabeth Street at Lonsdale

The western set of points was removed some time ago, the recent track works left it as is

27 April 2012 13:34 PM
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PTC-era 'Tram Accident Blackspot Area' sign

24 April 2012 20:35 PM
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Really cruddy looking track northbound on Elizabeth Street at La Trobe Street

6 April 2012 16:29 PM
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The soon to be removed single track south to west curve from Elizabeth to La Trobe Streets

6 April 2012 16:28 PM
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Single track south to west curve from La Trobe to Elizabeth Streets

6 April 2012 16:27 PM
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(4 times this month, 40 times this year)

Crossover on La Trobe Street at Elizabeth Street

Note the gouges in the asphalt of the left (westbound) track - a tram must have derailed at some point

6 April 2012 16:27 PM
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(5 times this month, 38 times this year)

Looking east on La Trobe Street at Elizabeth Street

6 April 2012 16:26 PM
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Looking east along Victoria Street

The two little used crossovers at visible in the background: note the single bladed point

24 March 2012 17:54 PM
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(4 times this month, 29 times this year)

Lonsdale Street crossover on Elizabeth Street

20 March 2012 13:48 PM
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(3 times this month, 30 times this year)

'YT' imprinted in the concrete sleepers used by Yarra Trams

14 March 2012 17:44 PM
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(6 times this month, 29 times this year)
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