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Yarra Trams - Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs

25 November 2022

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.

St Kilda Road and Toorak Road West tram diversion works

25 November 2022

To make room for the Metro Tunnel 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. Further track slews on St Kilda Road were completed in 2018 and 2019 to move the tram tracks away from works on the station box, with a final track slew completed in 2022 to move the tracks onto their final alignment beside the future station entrance.

Yarra Trams - Melbourne CBD and Docklands

25 November 2022

Melbourne trams around the CBD and Docklands areas.

Melbourne Art Trams 2022

22 November 2022

As part of the 2022 Rising Melbourne festival six trams have been decorated in designs by six First Peoples artists: https://rising.melbourne/festival-program/first-peoples-melbourne-art-trams-2022

Yarra Trams - Melbourne's north-western suburbs

11 November 2022

Melbourne trams in the north-western suburbs: routes 57, 58, 59 and 82 operated from Essendon Depot.

Yarra Trams - Melbourne's southern suburbs

11 November 2022

Melbourne trams in the southern suburbs: routes 1, 12, 96, and 109.

Yarra Trams - Melbourne's northern suburbs

28 October 2022

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

Yarra Trams - Flemington Racecourse and Melbourne Showgrounds specials

22 October 2022

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

Bendigo Tramways

13 October 2022

The Bendigo Tramways operates a tourist service using a varied fleet of heritage trams along eight kilometres of track, from Central Deborah Gold Mine to the Joss House at the North Bendigo, with a depot to the north of the CBD.

Canberra Metro infrastructure

11 October 2022

Infrastructure from around the Canberra Metro light rail system.

Canberra Metro

11 October 2022

The Canberra Metro light rail system runs from Alinga Street in Civic north along to Northbourne Avenue and Flemington Road to Gungahlin Place, with a depot at Mitchell.

Inner West Light Rail

5 October 2022

Originally known as the 'Sydney Light Rail' and then the 'Metro Light Rail', a fleet of 7 Variotrams operated between Central Station and the inner suburb of Lilyfield along the former alignment of the former Darling Harbour Goods Line. The line has since been extended to Dulwich Hill, with a new fleet of Urbos 3 light rail vehicles acquired to run the expanded service.

Sydney light rail infrastructure

5 October 2022

Infrastructure from across the Sydney light rail system.

Sydney Tramway Museum

5 October 2022

Located south of Sydney at Loftus, the museum has an extensive collection of trams from Sydney, other cities in Australia, plus a few from elsewhere in the world. It operates two lengths of track: one heading 1.5 km towards Sutherland, the other heading 2 km into the Royal National Park.

Sydney light rail bits and pieces

2 October 2022

Bits and pieces from across the Sydney light rail fleet.

CBD and South East Light Rail

2 October 2022

The CBD and South East Light Rail line runs as lines L2 and L3 from Circular Quay to Central Station and Centennial Park, then on to Randwick and Kingsford.

Stored trams at Newport Workshops

18 September 2022

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 - Melbourne's eastern suburbs

18 September 2022

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

TramTracker across Melbourne

14 September 2022

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

Yarra Trams - diverted and out of place

10 September 2022

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 - football specials

30 July 2022

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

Melbourne infrastructure inspection trams

25 April 2022

Infrastructure inspection equipment fitted to Melbourne trams.

Yarra Trams - Grand Prix specials

8 April 2022

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

Broken articulation on D2.5015

18 March 2022

On 18 March 2022 the articulation between modules of tram D2.5015 failed, leaving the cab dropped onto the tracks.

Melbourne Art Trams 2021

11 March 2022

As part of the 2021 Rising Melbourne festival six trams have been decorated in designs by six First Peoples artists: https://rising.melbourne/arttrams

Night Network Melbourne

23 November 2021

'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.

Malvern Depot

14 November 2021

Malvern Depot off Glenferrie Road in Armadale supplies trams to routes 5, 6, 16, 58 and 72.

Brunswick Depot

2 November 2021

Brunswick Depot off Sydney Road in Brunswick supplies trams to route 1, 6 and 19

Southbank Depot

2 August 2021

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

Kew Depot

23 June 2021

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

Yarra Trams - tennis specials

6 February 2021

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

North Fitzroy Depot

17 January 2021

North Fitzroy Depot on Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy closed in 1993, but reopened in 2008-2012 to stable W class trams used on the City Circle while Southbank depot was undergoing refurbishment.

Essendon Depot

21 October 2020

Essendon Depot on Mount Alexander Road, Travancore supplies trams to routes 57‎, ‎58‎, ‎59‎, ‎82.

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/

Peel Street tram dewirement, January 2020

10 January 2020

On 10 January 2020 a truck took out the tramway overhead on route 58 at Queen Victoria Market, resulting in the route 57 and 58 trams being diverted, and the closure of William, Peel and Dudley Streets.

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.

Adelaide trams

2 October 2019

Running from the Adelaide CBD to down to the beach at Glenelg, today a collection of Flexity and Citadis trams run the service.

Adelaide tram infrastructure

2 October 2019

Bits and pieces of tramway infrastructure from around the Adelaide Metro network.

Adelaide tram bits

2 October 2019

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

Ballarat Tramway Museum

21 September 2019

Located on the shores of Lake Wendouree and with about a kilometre of single track with a single crossing loop, and a 7 road shed, the museum has a collection of trams representing those used on the Victorian provincial tramways

School Strike for Climate 2019

20 September 2019

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

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.

Camberwell Depot

13 July 2019

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

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 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.

Gold Coast Light Rail

10 December 2017

G:link, also known as the Gold Coast Light Rail, is a 13-kilometre long 16-station light rail system serving the Gold Coast in Queensland

Gold Coast Light Rail infrastructure

10 December 2017

Infrastructure of the Gold Coast Light Rail, a 13-kilometre long 16-station light rail system serving the Gold Coast in Queensland

CBD and South East Light Rail construction

10 June 2017

The CBD and South East Light Rail is a new light rail network for Sydney, currently under construction. The 12km route will feature 19 stops, extending from Circular Quay along George Street to Central Station, through Surry Hills to Moore Park, then to Kensington and Kingsford via Anzac Parade and Randwick via Alison Road and High 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.