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Melbourne tram tracks

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

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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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 102 times this year)

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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(1 time this month, 120 times this year)

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

10 March 2012 12:01 PM
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(1 time this month, 211 times this year)

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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(1 time this month, 355 times this year)

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

7 March 2012 19:30 PM
Viewed 979 times
(1 time this month, 122 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
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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
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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 909 times, 97 times this year)

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

18 February 2012 18:09 PM
Viewed 777 times, 101 times this year)

Crossover on route 86 outside La Trobe University on Plenty Road, Bundoora

18 February 2012 18:08 PM
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(2 times this month, 298 times this year)

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

18 February 2012 17:27 PM
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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 892 times
(1 time this month, 114 times this year)

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

5 February 2012 19:47 PM
Viewed 818 times, 105 times this year)

Point indicators at the corner of Glenhuntly and Hawthorn Roads

5 February 2012 19:47 PM
Viewed 776 times, 100 times this year)

M&MTB pointwork outside the former Hawthorn Depot

26 January 2012 16:27 PM
Viewed 820 times, 130 times this year)

Dodgy track at the Elizabeth Street terminus

22 December 2011 13:20 PM
Viewed 779 times, 92 times this year)
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