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Melbourne tramway squares

Melbourne has three '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 and Kooyong, with the fourth at Gardiner since grade separated.

Citybound Z3.201 crosses the Glenhuntly tramway square

Saturday 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

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

At the Glenhuntly tramway square

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

At the Glenhuntly tramway square

Saturday 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

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

Saturday 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

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

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

Saturday 9 June 2012 09:39 AM
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Looking south on Glenferrie Road over the Kooyong tramway square

Saturday 13 August 2011 09:37 AM
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Tramway square at Kooyong station looking north towards the signal box

Wednesday 27 October 2010 16:36 PM
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Connex staff at the Kooyong Station rail - road - tram level crossing with a radar gun

Checking train drivers do not exceed the 15kmh limit over the crossing in order to prevent track damage

Friday 11 November 2005 15:06 PM
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