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Yarra Trams - industrial action 2019

8 December 2019

In 2019 the Rail, Tram and Bus Union launched industrial action against Yarra Trams, following the breakdown in negotiations around their new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement. The result was a four hour stopwork between 10am and 2pm on Friday 30 August 2019, and again on Thursday 26 September 2019.

William Street tram works

5 December 2019

During November-December 2019 the tram tracks along William Street between Market Street and Dudley Street are being relaid, and new platform stops constructed at Bourke Street and Flagstaff Station / La Trobe Street.

Yarra Trams - Melbourne CBD and Docklands

5 December 2019

Melbourne trams around the CBD and Docklands areas.

Motorists delaying trams

5 December 2019

Wherever you go in Melbourne you are certain to find some moron who doesn't know how to drive, either queuing through an intersection or overhanging a tram lane, resulting in delays to dozens of tram passengers.

Yarra Trams - diverted and out of place

5 December 2019

Usually Melbourne's trams stick to a home depot and set of usual routes, but when disruptions occur, trams can be sent along alternate routes in order to maintain a limited service.

Yarra Trams - Melbourne's eastern suburbs

5 December 2019

Melbourne trams in the eastern suburbs: routes 48, 70, 75 and 109 operated from Kew and Camberwell depots

Yarra Trams road fleet

5 December 2019

Yarra Trams operates a variety of cars and trucks to support the operation of Melbourne's tramway network.

Melbourne tram stops

4 December 2019

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

TramTracker across Melbourne

25 November 2019

tramTRACKER screens across the Melbourne tram and rail networks provides real time departure and disruption information to passengers.

Melbourne tram tracks

17 November 2019

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

Melbourne tram bits and pieces

15 November 2019

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

Melbourne Art Trams 2019

15 November 2019

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/

Smashed up Melbourne tram stops

6 November 2019

Melbourne has an endless supply of idiot motorists ready to crash into tram stops.

Yarra Trams - Flemington Racecourse and Melbourne Showgrounds specials

5 November 2019

Yarra Trams operates additional tram services for major events at Flemington Racecourse and the Melbourne Showgrounds.

Yarra Trams - Melbourne's north-western suburbs

5 November 2019

Melbourne trams in the north-western suburbs: routes 55, 57, 59 and 82 operated from Essendon Depot.

Yarra Trams - Melbourne's southern suburbs

1 November 2019

Melbourne trams in the southern suburbs: routes 1, 96, 109 and 112.

Melbourne tram works

31 October 2019

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

Melbourne infrastructure inspection trams

24 October 2019

Infrastructure inspection equipment fitted to Melbourne trams.

Metro Tunnel tram replacement buses

14 October 2019

Works on the Metro Tunnel at Anzac station have required Yarra Trams services on St Kilda Road to be replaced by buses, while the tram tracks are slewed around the work site.

Yarra Trams tram replacement buses

25 September 2019

When tracks replacing, or trams get blocked by road accidents, Yarra Trams has to call in the replacement buses

Yarra Trams - football specials

20 September 2019

Yarra Trams operates additional trams to the the MCG and Docklands Stadium for football fans.

School Strike for Climate

20 September 2019

On 20 September 2019 trams across the Melbourne CBD were disrupted by the School Strike for Climate march.

Yarra Trams - Melbourne's northern suburbs

8 September 2019

Melbourne trams in the northern suburbs: routes 1, 8, 19, 96, 112 and 86 operated from the Brunswick and East Preston Depots.

North Fitzroy Depot

8 September 2019

North Fitzroy Depot on Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy closed in 1993, but reopened in 2008/09 to stable W class trams used on the City Circle while Southbank depot was undergoing refurbishment.

Kew Depot

8 September 2019

Kew Depot on at the corner of Barkers Road and High Street, Kew supplies trams to route 48, 78 and 109.

Preston Workshops

1 September 2019

Preston Workshops at the corner of St George's Road and Miller Street it was once the main workshops for the M&MTB, but following privatisation in the 1990s it became a dumping ground for W class trams. In 2016 it was reborn as a running depot for the new E class fleet, replacing East Preston depot to supply trams for route 11 and 86.

Melbourne tram termini

1 September 2019

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

Southbank Depot

30 August 2019

Southbank Tram Depot located on the Port Melbourne light rail line supplies trams to route 12, 30, 35 and 96.

Melbourne tramway traction substations

22 August 2019

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)

Yarra Trams - Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs

1 August 2019

Melbourne trams in the south-eastern suburbs: routes 3, 5, 6, 8, 58, 64, 67, 78 and 79 operated from the Malvern and Glenhuntly Depots along St Kilda Road.

East Preston Depot

27 July 2019

East Preston Depot on Plenty Road, East Preston once supplied trams to routes 11 and 86. It was replaced by the 'New' Preston Depot in April 2016, with the site now used for refurbishing trams.

Fender bender on Elizabeth Street

26 July 2019

On 26 July 2019 a delivery van tried to turn from Elizabeth Street into Little Collins Street, and was cleaned up by tram B2.2034 headed south on route 59

Camberwell Depot

13 July 2019

Camberwell Depot in Hawthorn East supplies trams to route 70 and 75.

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

E class tram testing and first day

8 May 2019

The E class tram are three-section, four-bogie articulated trams built by Bombardier. The first two trams spent a number of months in testing around the Melbourne tram network, before they entered service on Monday November 04, 2013.

Tram infrastructure of Melbourne

29 April 2019

Bits and pieces of tramway infrastructure from around the Yarra Trams network in Melbourne

Armaguard delaying trams in the Bourke Street Mall

8 April 2019

An Armaguard crew drove into the Bourke Street Mall then had their armoured van break down. Eventually a massive tilt tray truck arrived, delaying trams for five minutes while it was lifted onto the back.

Derailed tram at Spencer and Flinders Street, March 2019

28 March 2019

On 28 March 2019 tram E2.6059 went to turn from Spencer into Flinders Street with a MCG bound football special service, when the first bogie of the middle section came off the tracks.

Trams stalled on section insulator

18 March 2019

The network of overhead wires used to power trams are divided into multiple electrical sections, so that faults can be isolated and maintenance work completed in safety. However if a tram stops with the pantograph resting in the middle of a section insulator, getting the tram moving again is hard work!

Yarra Trams - Grand Prix specials

16 March 2019

Each year for the Australian Grand Prix special trams are operated by Yarra Trams from the Melbourne CBD to the circuit at Albert Park.

Stuck van at the Swanston Street tram stop

11 February 2019

A delivery driver headed north up Swanston Street came to the end of the road at Bourke Street, and decided to drive down the bike lane. He ended up driving his van the edge of the tram stop platform, getting stuck on the tram tracks. Northbound trams on Swanston Street had to run 'bang road' to the Flinders Lane crossover to escape the obstruction, with services delayed for 40 minutes until a tilt tray track was able to extract his vehicle from the predicament.

Yarra Trams - tennis specials

25 January 2019

Every year for Australian Open patrons Yarra Trams operates additional trams between Melbourne Park and Flinders Street, with also results in routes 70 and 75 getting cut back to much smaller A class trams

Flooded tram tracks on St Kilda Road

14 December 2018

In December 2018 flash flooding hit Melbourne, flooding the tram tracks on St Kilda Road and delaying services.

Toorak Road West tram diversion

14 December 2018

To make room for the Melbourne Metro station construction site at Domain Interchange, in June 2017 route 58 (formerly route 8) trams were diverted from Domain Road and Park Street to new tracks along Toorak Road West.

Stored trams at Newport Workshops

30 May 2018

With W class trams heritage listed and unable to be scrapped or exported to tram museums overseas, Newport Workshops has become a dumping ground while they wait a final home.

Yarra Trams missed a turn

5 May 2018

This southbound route 96 tram missed the turn from Spring Street into Bourke Street, so Yarra Trams staff directed it 'bang road' back to the points to try again.

Night Network Melbourne

5 February 2018

'Night Network' is the brand name for all night trains and trams across Melbourne on Friday and Saturday nights, as well as a revamped Nightrider bus service.

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/

Accident damaged SW6.866, May 2017

24 May 2017

On 24 May 2017 a truck collided with tram SW6.866 at the corner of Flinders and Spencer Street.

Yarra Trams - Anzac Day diversions

25 April 2017

Every Anzac Day special tram services on routes 57, 59 and 19 from the northern suburbs run to the Shine of Remembrance on St Kilda Road via the little used section of track on Victoria Street between Elizabeth and Swanston Streets. In addition, routes 3a, 64 & 67 from the southern suburbs are diverted via Park Street, Kings Way and William Street to the Dudley Street sidings, due to the closure of St Kilda Road and Swanston Street.