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Melbourne tram tracks

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

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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Single bladed point at the west end of the Elizabeth Street crossover on La Trobe Street

Friday 4 May 2012 14:13 PM
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The single track Elizabeth to La Trobe Street curve removed

Friday 4 May 2012 14:12 PM
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Single bladed point at the east end of the Spencer Street crossover on La Trobe Street

Tuesday 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

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

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

Tuesday 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

Friday 27 April 2012 13:36 PM
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Partially removed crossover on Elizabeth Street at Lonsdale

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

Friday 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

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

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

Friday 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

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

Friday 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

Friday 6 April 2012 16:27 PM
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