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Melbourne tram works

Trackwork and maintenance work from around the Yarra Trams network in Melbourne

Tramway rails still needing to be welded together

23 April 2012 08:30 AM
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Positioning the new track at Elizabeth and Franklin Streets

23 April 2012 08:30 AM
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'Yes we are open' sign on a cafe adjoining the Elizabeth Street work site

23 April 2012 08:29 AM
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Placing sleepers into position at Elizabeth and Therry Streets

23 April 2012 08:29 AM
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Scrap rail being loaded at Elizabeth and Victoria Streets

23 April 2012 08:27 AM
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News cameraman filming traffic jams at Elizabeth and Victoria Streets

23 April 2012 08:26 AM
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Looking south down Elizabeth Street from the Queen Victoria Market

23 April 2012 08:23 AM
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New point frogs for the south-west curve from Elizabeth into Victoria Street

23 April 2012 08:23 AM
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Laying new concrete sleepers on Elizabeth Street

23 April 2012 08:23 AM
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Construction workers direct someone who needs to get to the other side

I would've thought Yarra Trams would have put up some 'nearest crossing [X] metres' signs

23 April 2012 08:20 AM
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Rail and sleepers jacked up, awaiting packing before the concrete pour

23 April 2012 08:19 AM
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Spacing and gauging the new tramway track before the concrete pour

23 April 2012 08:18 AM
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Pouring concrete over the completed track at Elizabeth and La Trobe Streets

23 April 2012 08:14 AM
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Skip filled with removed copper feeder cables

How much does a few tonnes of scrap copper go for these days?

23 April 2012 08:09 AM
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Exit from Melbourne Central station, with no signage directing commuters around the worksite

23 April 2012 08:08 AM
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Renewing the H crossing at Elizabeth and La Trobe Streets

The old single track curve has been removed and won't be replaced

23 April 2012 08:07 AM
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Looking west at Elizabeth and La Trobe Streets

23 April 2012 08:06 AM
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La Trobe Street tram stop on Elizabeth Street

23 April 2012 08:04 AM
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Looking north up Elizabeth Street from Little Lonsdale Street

23 April 2012 08:04 AM
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Looking south down Elizabeth Street from Little Lonsdale Street

23 April 2012 08:03 AM
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Passenger oblivious to the fact no trams are running on Elizabeth Street

You can put up all the signs you want, and passengers will still ignore them

21 April 2012 09:14 AM
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Section insulators bridged with a jumper cable, to ensure the entire overhead is grounded

21 April 2012 09:11 AM
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Tip trucks on La Trobe Street, waiting to be loaded with rubble

21 April 2012 09:10 AM
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One of three pairs of concrete breakers at work north of La Trobe Street

21 April 2012 09:07 AM
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