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Melbourne tram tracks

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

Another look at the bodgy rail replacement on Pascoe Vale Road

Saturday 1 June 2013 16:28 PM
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And potholes in the mass concrete tram track!

On Pascoe Vale Road at Wilson Street, Moonee Ponds

Saturday 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

Saturday 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

Saturday 1 June 2013 16:27 PM
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Original location for the temporary crossover marked on Elizabeth Street, between Little Lonsdale and La Trobe Streets

Wednesday 22 May 2013 16:34 PM
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'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

Wednesday 22 May 2013 16:34 PM
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Replacement crossover on Elizabeth Street at Lonsdale Street, looking north

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

Wednesday 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

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

On Elizabeth Street at Collins

Friday 8 February 2013 08:53 AM
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Signage for outbound trams at Port Junction

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

Sunday 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

Saturday 24 November 2012 09:24 AM
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Three track section of tramway on St Kilda Road at the Arts Centre

Friday 23 November 2012 15:24 PM
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60 km/h speed limit sign above the overhead on Flemington Road

Wednesday 5 September 2012 17:00 PM
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Junction of routes 59 and 55 at Abbotsford Street, North Melbourne

Wednesday 5 September 2012 16:59 PM
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Looking east at the La Trobe and William Street intersection

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

Sunday 29 July 2012 14:31 PM
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Hanning & Kahl cover over their electric points mechanism

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

Sunday 29 July 2012 12:50 PM
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Roadside equipment cabinet associated with a set of V-tag points

Saturday 28 July 2012 11:36 AM
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North to west curves at the corner of William and La Trobe Streets

Sunday 24 June 2012 12:20 PM
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Davies & Baird castings form a set of pointwork in Melbourne

Tuesday 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

Friday 4 May 2012 14:21 PM
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Crossover on La Trobe Street, located east of Swanston Street

Friday 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.

Friday 4 May 2012 14:19 PM
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Crossover on Swanston Street, north of La Trobe Street

Friday 4 May 2012 14:19 PM
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(3 times this month, 98 times this year)
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