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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

Z1.71 on route 72 waits for X'Trapolis 948M to cross Burke Road at Gardiner station

13 March 2015 08:25 AM
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D1.3511 on route 72 crosses the tram square at Gardiner station

13 March 2015 08:21 AM
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X'Trapolis 937M on a Flinders Street service at Gardiner

13 March 2015 08:19 AM
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Boom gates for the tram tracks at Gardiner station

13 March 2015 08:13 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 northbound trams on Burke Road

13 March 2015 08:13 AM
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X'Trapolis 179M on a down Glen Waverley service crosses the tram square at Gardiner station

13 March 2015 08:12 AM
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A very beaten up tramway square at Gardiner station

13 March 2015 08:08 AM
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Pedestrians cross the tracks, as a X'Trapolis on a city bound service arrives at Gardiner station

13 March 2015 08:06 AM
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X'Trapolis on a city bound service arrives at Gardiner station

13 March 2015 08:05 AM
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Comeng 534M passes through the tram square at Gardiner on the down

Note the mini boom gates for the tram tracks

9 June 2012 16:47 PM
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Looking north over the tramway square at Gardiner

9 June 2012 16:45 PM
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Siemens 808M crosses the Glenhuntly tramway square at 20 km/h

9 June 2012 09:57 AM
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Signal box at the Glenhuntly tramway square

9 June 2012 09:57 AM
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Joins in the railway rails at the Glenhuntly tramway square

9 June 2012 09:56 AM
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Overhead contractor switch at the Glenhuntly tramway square

9 June 2012 09:53 AM
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Citybound Z3.201 crosses the Glenhuntly tramway square

9 June 2012 09:52 AM
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Looking up the line at the Glenhuntly tramway square

Signal box on the opposite side of the road

9 June 2012 09:50 AM
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Insulator in the 1500 V DC railway overhead

At the Glenhuntly tramway square

9 June 2012 09:46 AM
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Insulator in the 600 V DC tramway overhead

At the Glenhuntly tramway square

9 June 2012 09:46 AM
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Folding tips of the boomgates at the Glenhuntly tramway square

Due to the width of the road, they wouldn't fit under the tram overhead

9 June 2012 09:45 AM
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Carnegie-bound Z3.140 crosses the Glenhuntly tramway square

9 June 2012 09:44 AM
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Catchpoints for trams at the Glenhuntly tramway square

Intended to detail a tram before it can hut a train

9 June 2012 09:43 AM
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Looking east over the Glenhuntly tramway square

9 June 2012 09:42 AM
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Looking down the line at Glenhuntly towards the tramway square

9 June 2012 09:39 AM
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