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Melbourne tram tracks

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

Crossover at Essendon Airport on route 59

11 March 2012 12:42 PM
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(1 time this week, 45 times this year)

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
Viewed 575 times
(1 time this week, 32 times this year)

Maribyrnong River bridge, carrying the route 57 and 82 trams west

10 March 2012 12:01 PM
Viewed 768 times, 36 times this year)

Northbound on Swanston Street, approaching the new platform stop outside Melbourne Central

7 March 2012 19:30 PM
Viewed 793 times
(1 time this week, 24 times this year)

'Tram 50/50 Time Pt' sign between the tracks at Clifton Hill interchange

It marks a timekeeping point - don't leave more than 50 seconds ahead of schedule, and hopefully not more than 50 seconds late!

6 March 2012 10:30 AM
Viewed 639 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 44 times this year)

LED lights insert into the road surface

Part of the part time tram lane installation on Plenty Road, Preston

18 February 2012 18:46 PM
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LED light insert into the road surface

Part of the part time tram lane installation on Plenty Road, Preston

18 February 2012 18:46 PM
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Control box for the warning signs

Part of the part time tram lane installation on Plenty Road, Preston

18 February 2012 18:45 PM
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Second LED warning sign - 'Merge left'

Part of the part time tram lane installation on Plenty Road, Preston

18 February 2012 18:45 PM
Viewed 705 times
(1 time this week, 30 times this year)

First LED warning sign - 'Tram lane ahead / Tram merge ahead'

Part of the part time tram lane installation on Plenty Road, Preston

18 February 2012 18:44 PM
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Part time tram lane equipment on Plenty Road, Preston

18 February 2012 18:42 PM
Viewed 771 times, 11 times this year)

Reserved track on route 86 outside La Trobe University on Plenty Road, Bundoora

18 February 2012 18:09 PM
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Crossover on route 86 outside La Trobe University on Plenty Road, Bundoora

18 February 2012 18:08 PM
Viewed 754 times
(2 times this week, 55 times this year)

Grimshaw Street platform stop on route 86 on Plenty Road, Bundoora

18 February 2012 17:34 PM
Viewed 814 times
(4 times this week, 3 times this month, 50 times this year)

Route 86 really heads out of Melbourne - it even passes beneath the Metropolitan Ring Road!

18 February 2012 17:27 PM
Viewed 801 times, 35 times this year)

Combination 'B' and 'T' lights for the bus and tram lane on Queensbridge Street, at the corner of Power Street

14 February 2012 18:25 PM
Viewed 715 times
(1 time this week, 34 times this year)

Westbound at Glenhuntly Road‎, points leading north and south on Hawthorn Road

5 February 2012 19:47 PM
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Point indicators at the corner of Glenhuntly and Hawthorn Roads

5 February 2012 19:47 PM
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M&MTB pointwork outside the former Hawthorn Depot

26 January 2012 16:27 PM
Viewed 630 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 34 times this year)

Dodgy track at the Elizabeth Street terminus

22 December 2011 13:20 PM
Viewed 630 times, 25 times this year)

Quite a pothole in the track on Swanston Street

4 November 2011 13:44 PM
Viewed 751 times
(1 time this week, 28 times this year)

Damaged rail joint in the tracks on Swanston Street

4 November 2011 13:44 PM
Viewed 711 times, 15 times this year)

Tramway only bridge over the Calder Freeway for route 59 at Airport West

29 October 2011 10:30 AM
Viewed 856 times, 35 times this year)
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