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Melbourne tramway squares

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

X'Trapolis 927M crosses the Gardiner tram square, as Z3.143 holds short on a route 72 service

16 September 2015 08:33 AM
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X'Trapolis bogie crossing the Gardiner tram square

16 September 2015 08:33 AM
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X'Trapolis 199M departs Gardiner with a down Glen Waverley service

16 September 2015 08:32 AM
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New traction power feeders connected to the tramway square at Gardiner

16 September 2015 08:28 AM
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X'Trapolis 114M departs Gardiner with an up Glen Waverley service

16 September 2015 08:27 AM
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Z1.59 crosses the Gardiner tramway square with a citybound route 72 service

16 September 2015 08:24 AM
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Z1.59 arrives at the Gardiner tramway square with a citybound route 72 service

16 September 2015 08:23 AM
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D1.3509 crosses the Gardiner tramway square with a Camberwell bound route 72 service

16 September 2015 08:22 AM
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D1.3509 crosses the Gardiner tramway square with a Camberwell bound route 72 service

16 September 2015 08:22 AM
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X'Trapolis 65M crosses the Gardiner tramway square with an up Glen Waverley service, as D1.3509 waits with a Camberwell bound route 72 service

16 September 2015 08:21 AM
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Looking south-east over the Gardiner tramway square

16 September 2015 08:18 AM
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Additional speed proving trainstop for down suburban trains approaching home signal 8 at Gardiner station

13 March 2015 08:44 AM
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Overhead switchgear adjacent to the tramway crossing at Gardiner station

13 March 2015 08:42 AM
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Z1.52 on route 72 crosses the tramway square at Gardiner station

13 March 2015 08:41 AM
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Z1.52 on route 72 waits for X'Trapolis 931M on an up Glen Waverley service at Gardiner station

13 March 2015 08:40 AM
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D1.3515 on route 72 crosses the tramway square at Gardiner station

13 March 2015 08:37 AM
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Boom gates go down on Burke Road as tram D1.3515 arrives at Gardiner station

13 March 2015 08:35 AM
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Two red 'T' lights at Gardiner station - one from the traffic light controller, the other from the signal box

For southbound trams on Burke Road

13 March 2015 08:34 AM
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Yellow 'T' is from the traffic light controller, while the red 'T' is from the signal box at Gardiner

13 March 2015 08:34 AM
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Single white 'T' indicates 'proceed' for trams at Gardiner station

13 March 2015 08:34 AM
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X'Trapolis 97M arrives into Gardiner with an up service

13 March 2015 08:33 AM
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X'Trapolis 157M crosses the tramway square at Gardiner

13 March 2015 08:30 AM
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Remains of the former tramway catchpoint at Gardiner

Also note the multitude of grooves in the road surface created by derailed trams!

13 March 2015 08:30 AM
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Z3.131 waits for X'Trapolis 164M at Gardiner

13 March 2015 08:28 AM
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