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Melbourne tram tracks

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

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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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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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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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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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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Lonsdale Street crossover on Elizabeth Street

20 March 2012 13:48 PM
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'YT' imprinted in the concrete sleepers used by Yarra Trams

14 March 2012 17:44 PM
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Trackwork at the junction of Kings Way and Sturt Street

Looking north-east back towards the city

14 March 2012 16:49 PM
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Trackwork at Domain Interchange, looking down Domain Road

14 March 2012 16:30 PM
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That's rather pointless: making room for a bus lane by putting cars into the tram lane

Southbound on Queensbridge Street

14 March 2012 16:11 PM
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Reverse side of the disused colour light signal and MMTB track phone

Once upon a time the overhead in this section was de-energised except when a tram was using it, due to low flying aircraft at Essendon Airport. The work was done in 1954, but is no longer operational: http://tdu.to/164533.msg?sid=69399

11 March 2012 13:10 PM
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Disused colour light signal for trams on Matthews Avenue, Airport West

Once upon a time the overhead in this section was de-energised except when a tram was using it, due to low flying aircraft at Essendon Airport. The work was done in 1954, but is no longer operational: http://tdu.to/164533.msg?sid=69399

11 March 2012 13:10 PM
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Inductive loop embedded in a concrete slab on ballast track, use to trigger traffic lights up ahead

11 March 2012 13:04 PM
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Crossover at Essendon Airport on route 59

11 March 2012 12:42 PM
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Disused colour light signal for trams on Matthews Avenue, Airport West

Once upon a time the overhead in this section was de-energised except when a tram was using it, due to low flying aircraft at Essendon Airport. The work was done in 1954, but is no longer operational: http://tdu.to/164533.msg?sid=69399

11 March 2012 10:57 AM
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Maribyrnong River bridge, carrying the route 57 and 82 trams west

10 March 2012 12:01 PM
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Traffic lights on the approach to the new Melbourne Central tram stop, with three movements: bike, right turn and tram

7 March 2012 19:31 PM
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