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71 photos taken on Sunday, 11 March 2012.

B2.2048 arrives into a platform stop on Matthews Road, Airport West

Sunday 11 March 2012 12:54 PM
Viewed 834 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 14 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's north-western suburbs

Inbound B2.2070 approaches a classmate on the reserved track beside Matthews Road

Sunday 11 March 2012 12:55 PM
Viewed 647 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 15 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's north-western suburbs

B2.2054 stopping for passengers on the reserved track section of Matthews Road

Sunday 11 March 2012 12:56 PM
Viewed 866 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 17 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's north-western suburbs

Inductive loop embedded in a concrete slab on ballast track, use to trigger traffic lights up ahead

Sunday 11 March 2012 13:04 PM
Viewed 3308 times
(5 times this week, 5 times this month, 29 times this year)

In album: Melbourne tram tracks

Heads along the reserved track on Matthews Road, B2.2122 with an outbound route 59 service

Sunday 11 March 2012 13:07 PM
Viewed 887 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 16 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's north-western suburbs

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

Sunday 11 March 2012 13:10 PM
Viewed 907 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 22 times this year)

In album: Melbourne tram tracks

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

Sunday 11 March 2012 13:10 PM
Viewed 968 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 16 times this year)

In album: Melbourne tram tracks

Pantograph on a B2 class tram almost in the fully down position, travelling along Matthews Avenue beside Essendon Airport

Sunday 11 March 2012 13:22 PM
Viewed 1639 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 48 times this year)

In album: Melbourne tram bits and pieces

B2.2064 heads along Keilor Road in Niddrie with an outbound route 59 service

Sunday 11 March 2012 13:29 PM
Viewed 760 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 15 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's north-western suburbs

B2.2007 heads along Keilor Road in Niddrie with an outbound route 59 service

Sunday 11 March 2012 13:31 PM
Viewed 1122 times
(5 times this week, 6 times this month, 39 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's north-western suburbs

B2.2030 heads along the reserved track along Mt Alexander Road in Essendon with an outbound route 59 service

Sunday 11 March 2012 13:40 PM
Viewed 1182 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 28 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's north-western suburbs

Essendon substation, commissioned in 1966 with 1,500 kW capacity

The transformers and switchgear are enclosed in the brick enclosure, out of photo to the right

Sunday 11 March 2012 13:49 PM
Viewed 1080 times, 13 times this year)

In album: Melbourne railway traction substations

Kastoria Bus Lines 1424AO with a route 476 service on Mt Alexander Road, Essendon

Sunday 11 March 2012 13:57 PM
Viewed 1579 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 19 times this year)

In album: Kastoria Bus Lines

Ventura bus #632 7255AO on route 903 at Essendon station

Sunday 11 March 2012 13:58 PM
Viewed 414 times
(4 times this week, 9 times this month, 126 times this year)

In album: Ventura Bus Lines

Passing beneath the Craigieburn line bridge at Essendon, B2.2056 heads along Mt Alexander Road with a route 59 service

Sunday 11 March 2012 14:04 PM
Viewed 873 times
(5 times this week, 5 times this month, 34 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's north-western suburbs

B2.2048 heads outbound on route 59 along Fletcher Street, Essendon

Sunday 11 March 2012 14:21 PM
Viewed 753 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 18 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's north-western suburbs

B2.2054 and classmate head inbound on route 59 along Fletcher Street, Essendon

Sunday 11 March 2012 14:23 PM
Viewed 624 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 26 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's north-western suburbs

B2.2054 heads outbound on route 59 along Pascoe Vale Road, Moonee Ponds

Sunday 11 March 2012 14:33 PM
Viewed 727 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 21 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's north-western suburbs

B2.2069 stabled in Showgrounds Loop at Ascot Vale

For the Future Musical Festival being held at Flemington Racecourse

Sunday 11 March 2012 14:56 PM
Viewed 808 times, 11 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Flemington Racecourse and Melbourne Showgrounds specials

Z3.230 picks up passengers on Union Road, Ascot Vale

Sunday 11 March 2012 15:00 PM
Viewed 752 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 16 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's north-western suburbs