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TMSV - Footscray tour 2012

On March 24, 2012 the Tramway Museum Society Of Victoria chartered Z3.185 in the Royal Tram livery to run a tram to commemorate the closure of the Footscray tramways.

The route was Brunswick Depot > Lygon Street > Franklin Street > Victoria Street > Royal Park > Showgrounds Loop > Footscray > Moonee Ponds > West Maribyrnong > Ascot Vale > Haymarket > Flagstaff Station > Footscray Road > Melbourne Central Station > Franklin Street > Victoria Street> Sydney Road > Brunswick Depot.

Pickup stop at the Franklin Street siding

Saturday 24 March 2012 13:42 PM
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Z3.158 waiting at the Franklin Street siding

Saturday 24 March 2012 13:44 PM
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Photo line at Royal Park, waiting for a suburban train to pass over the top

Saturday 24 March 2012 14:14 PM
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Cliché shot at Royal Park: a Siemens train passes over Z3.158

Saturday 24 March 2012 14:16 PM
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Z3.158 gets out of the way as the following route 55 tram closes in

Saturday 24 March 2012 14:19 PM
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Z3.172 waits for out tram to shunt through the crossover at Royal Park

Saturday 24 March 2012 14:21 PM
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Throwing over the points to enter Showgrounds Loop

Saturday 24 March 2012 14:41 PM
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Trundling south down Showgrounds Loop on Union Road

Saturday 24 March 2012 14:42 PM
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Cleaning out the points for the crossover on Epsom Road

Saturday 24 March 2012 14:43 PM
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Z3.158 on arrival at Footscray

Saturday 24 March 2012 15:17 PM
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Half an hour later and Z3.158 returns to Footscray

A block car needed to use the terminus, so our tram had to go all the way to Highpoint to use the crossover

Saturday 24 March 2012 15:42 PM
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Z3.158 and Z3.118 at the Footscray terminus

Saturday 24 March 2012 15:44 PM
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Z3.230 arrives at the West Maribyrnong terminus

Dropping off passengers short of the tram stop due to another tram being in the shunt.

Saturday 24 March 2012 16:37 PM
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Z3.230 and Z3.158 at the West Maribyrnong terminus

Saturday 24 March 2012 16:44 PM
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On arrival at the Footscray Road siding, Z3.158 shows 'Footscray' on the destination board

Saturday 24 March 2012 17:31 PM
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Z3.158 beneath the big wheel at Footscray Road

Saturday 24 March 2012 17:34 PM
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Z3.158 at the end of the line at Footscray Road

Saturday 24 March 2012 17:34 PM
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Z3.158 at the end of the line at Footscray Road

Saturday 24 March 2012 17:35 PM
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Throwing the points from Swanston Street into the Franklin Street siding

Saturday 24 March 2012 17:49 PM
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End of the tour at Brunswick Depot

Saturday 24 March 2012 18:14 PM
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Z3.158 heads into Brunswick Depot

Saturday 24 March 2012 18:15 PM
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