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7 photos taken on Thursday, 28 March 2013.

'Temporary' fishplates over flawed rail finally replaced by a new length of rail

The flaw dated back to at least November 2011: http://railgallery.wongm.com/infrastructure/track-rail-sleepers/E112_0402.jpg.html

Thursday 28 March 2013 08:32 AM
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In album: Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne

Thermit weld between new and old rail

The yellow spraypaint marks where the since-removed flawed rail was located

Thursday 28 March 2013 08:33 AM
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In album: Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne

Date marked beside a fresh rail weld: 24/3/2013

Thursday 28 March 2013 08:33 AM
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In album: Track, rail and sleepers

A2.290 heads west at Flinders and Swanston Streets

Thursday 28 March 2013 17:53 PM
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In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne CBD and Docklands

An out of service D2.5012 heads east along Flinders Street

Thursday 28 March 2013 18:06 PM
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In album: Yarra Trams - diverted and out of place

Out of service D2.5012 heads east at Swanston and Flinders Streets

Thursday 28 March 2013 18:06 PM
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In album: Yarra Trams - diverted and out of place

Protip: there's no point squeezing onto the doorstep, because the tram can't go anywhere while you're there!

Each step has an inlaid pressure sensor interlocked with the door mechanism, so the driver can't close the door until everyone is clear

Thursday 28 March 2013 18:30 PM
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In album: Melbourne tram bits and pieces