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Melbourne Art Trams 2013

24 December 2013

As part of the 2013 Melbourne Festival eight trams have been decorated in designs by eight Melbourne artists: http://www.yarratrams.com.au/media-centre/news/articles/2013/exploring-melbourne%27s-art-trams/

Melbourne Art Trams 2014

14 November 2014

As part of the 2014 Melbourne Festival eight trams have been decorated in designs by eight Melbourne artists: http://2014.festival.melbourne/connect/artist-statements/

Melbourne Art Trams 2017

17 November 2017

As part of the 2017 Melbourne Festival eight trams have been decorated in designs by eight Melbourne artists: https://www.festival.melbourne/2017/events/melbourne-art-trams/

Melbourne Art Trams 2018

8 September 2019

As part of the 2018 Melbourne Festival eight trams have been decorated in designs by eight Melbourne artists: https://www.festival.melbourne/2018/events/melbourne-art-trams/

Melbourne Art Trams 2019

10 February 2020

As part of the 2019 Melbourne Festival eight trams have been decorated in designs by eight Melbourne artists: https://www.festival.melbourne/2019/events/melbourne-art-trams/

Melbourne broad gauge freight

8 February 2020

Miscellaneous Pacific National broad gauge freight movements through Melbourne - there isn't much these days...

Melbourne Bus Link

25 April 2013

Melbourne Bus Link operated nine bus routes in Melbourne's inner west and south-east between 1998 and 2013, that were once part of the government operated Met Bus.

Melbourne by night

25 January 2007

A look at Melbourne after the trains stop running...

Melbourne cable tramway remnants

6 August 2014

Engine houses, tram depots, and other pits and pieces remaining of Melbourne's once extensive cable tramway network. The last Melbourne cable tram ceased running on 26th October 1940.

Melbourne electric multiple unit interiors

23 March 2021

Interior views of Melbourne's electric multiple unit trains.

Melbourne freight terminals

Freight terminals in Melbourne include the Melbourne Steel Terminal, Creek Sidings, and the remains of Melbourne Yard west of Moonee Ponds Creek; as well as North and South Dynon on the western side. Further afield are SCT Laverton and CRT Altona, and Austrack Somerton

Melbourne infrastructure inspection trams

7 February 2020

Infrastructure inspection equipment fitted to Melbourne trams.

Melbourne Museum

19 January 2019

Melbourne Museum is a natural and cultural history museum located in the Carlton Gardens in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne rail network accessibility

23 March 2021

A look at how accessible the Melbourne railway network is for people with limited mobility.

Melbourne rail replacement buses

21 March 2021

When the *%@! hits the fan on Melbourne's rail network, buses have to be called in to operate a replacement service for passengers.

Melbourne railway traction substations

23 March 2021

Scattered around Melbourne's suburban railway network, 68 traction substations convert 22,000V AC power supplied by electricity companies to the 1500V DC used by trains. The extension of suburban trains to South Morang and Sunbury will add four more. (a different source put the number in 2008 at 67 substations and 23 tie stations)

Melbourne Royal Tram 2018

18 October 2018

On 18 October 2018 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle headed to South Melbourne to ride a Melbourne tram as part of their Australian tour.

Melbourne signal boxes

12 December 2019

Signal boxes that control trains across Melbourne

Melbourne signals and signalling equipment

4 April 2021

Signals and signalling equipment from Melbourne and the rest of Victoria

Melbourne stanchions and overhead line electrification

6 March 2021

Overhead wires used to supply power to electric trains

Melbourne stations and infrastructure

23 March 2021

Photos of railway infrastructure in suburban Melbourne - stations, signals, and such

Melbourne suburban bits and pieces

10 March 2021

Photos of bits and pieces on and around Melbourne's suburban trains

Melbourne suburban Digital Train Radio System

8 December 2019

The GSM-R based Digital Train Radio System (DTRS) replaced the analogue Urban Train Radio System (UTRS) used for communication on the Melbourne suburban rail network. Approximately 100 base stations make up the system with more than 70 new towers added to cover the network. Work stated in September 2009 and was completed in 2011, with trials of the on train equipment starting in 2012.

Melbourne suburban passenger information displays

6 April 2021

Next train displays at Melbourne suburban railway stations.

Melbourne tram bits and pieces

7 March 2021

Photos of bits and pieces on and around Melbourne's trams

Melbourne Tram Museum at Hawthorn Depot

30 January 2016

Housed in the former Hawthorn Tram Depot, the Melbourne Tram Museum features a collection of 20 heritage tramcars and related tramway memorabilia

Melbourne tram sidings

14 November 2015

Around the Melbourne tram network are a small number of sidings that lie off the main running lines, usually used to store trams before and after special events.

Melbourne tram stop closures

12 July 2017

In recent years many tram stops in Melbourne have been permantly closed, either replaced by nearby platform stops in an failed effort to speed up services, or due to safety concerns with motorists speeding past stopped trams.

Melbourne tram stop platform rebuilds

26 May 2016

In 2014 it was discovered that existing platform stops across the Melbourne tram network were of a non-compliant height, so Yarra Trams had to go back and raise the surface of each one to current standards.

Melbourne tram stops

20 January 2021

Tram stops around Melbourne fall into three groups: platform stops, safety zones, and signs beside the road.

Melbourne tram termini

11 December 2020

Melbourne's tram network consists of 29 regular routes, and quite a number of regular termini!

Melbourne tram tracks

9 December 2020

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

Melbourne tramway overhead

9 March 2020

A web of overhead wires is needed to supply the electricity that powers Melbourne's tram fleet

Melbourne tramway squares

8 June 2019

Melbourne has four 'tramway squares' where 1500 V DC powered trains cross the tracks of 600 V DC powered trams on the level. They are located at Glenhuntly, Riversdale, Kooyong and Gardiner stations

Melbourne tramway traction substations

17 January 2021

As of 2009 there were 41 traction substations scattered around Melbourne, converting the AC mains power to the 600 V DC required by trams. (a different source in 2008 put it as 46)

Melbourne tram works

31 October 2019

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

Melbourne transport murals

28 July 2019

Murals featuring public transport, found at at Melbourne railway stations and tram stops

Melbourne Underground Rail Loop Upgrade Project

7 October 2019

The Melbourne Underground Rail Loop Upgrade Project includes the installation of new platform smoke extraction systems, upgraded station sprinklers and alarm system at Parliament, Melbourne Central and Flagstaff stations.

Melbourne Visitor Shuttle

3 May 2017

The Melbourne Visitor Shuttle was a tourist-oriented bus service operated by Driver Bus Lines on behalf of the City of Melbourne from March 2006 until August 2017. Originally free and known as the 'Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle', it was renamed 'Melbourne Visitor Shuttle' in 2013, with fares introduced in October 2013

Melton Highway level crossing removal project

2 June 2019

A road over rail bridge is building built in two stages over the Sunbury line at Sydenham

Mernda Rail

1 September 2019

In August 2018 the 8 km long railway extension from South Morang to Mernda was opened to passengers, with new stations at Mernda, Hawkstowe and Middle Gorge.

Metcard

27 July 2018

Equipment and infrastructure for the Metcard automated ticketing system used throughout Melbourne

Metrol

14 August 2013

Metrol is the main train control centre for the Melbourne suburban rail network

Metro Trains Melbourne - Burnley group

23 March 2021

Metro Trains Melbourne services on the Belgrave, Lilydale, Alamein and Glen Waverley lines that make up the Burnley group.

Metro Trains Melbourne - Caulfield group

10 January 2021

Metro Trains Melbourne services on the Pakenham, Cranbourne, Frankston and Sandringham lines that make up the Caulfield group.