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Poor service from Yarra Trams

It is hard enough to run a public transport service when sharing the roads with the incompetent motorists of Melbourne, but Public Transport Victoria and Yarra Trams manage to add their own screw ups to the mix

Crappy tram stop on Flinders Street West, with no pedestrian access from the Seafarers Bridge direction

Wednesday 14 September 2022 17:22 PM
Viewed 2 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 2 times this year)

Desire line in the grass at the Essendon station tram stop

Why would anyone take the long way around when the pedestrian crossing is right there

Sunday 27 March 2022 14:50 PM
Viewed 50 times
(3 times this month, 50 times this year)

Faded decals on the doors of E.6009

Friday 18 March 2022 12:09 PM
Viewed 60 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 60 times this year)

No northbound trams on Swanston Street for ages, then a tiny Z3 turns up

Everyone tries to squeeze onboard, but they have no hope!

Thursday 16 May 2019 13:02 PM
Viewed 385 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 28 times this year)

Crowd of waiting southbound route 58 passengers at William and Bourke Street

Monday 25 March 2019 17:27 PM
Viewed 524 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 49 times this year)

Passengers struggle to board a crowded route 58 tram at William and Lonsdale Street

Friday 1 February 2019 17:26 PM
Viewed 614 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 96 times this year)

Paper destination sign at the other end of tram C2.5123

Monday 21 January 2019 11:57 AM
Viewed 436 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 88 times this year)

Paper destination sign at one end of tram C2.5123

Monday 21 January 2019 11:56 AM
Viewed 373 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 55 times this year)

The platform stop at Collins and Spencer Street is only long enough to fit a single E class tram

So E.6032 has to hold short of A2.295 already in the platform

Friday 18 January 2019 13:07 PM
Viewed 381 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 58 times this year)

Paper 'route 48' sign in the windscreen of A2.295 due to a defective desto

Friday 18 January 2019 13:06 PM
Viewed 416 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 73 times this year)

Exiting passengers overflow the 'safety zone' tram stop on route 58 at William and Bourke Street

Friday 18 January 2019 08:58 AM
Viewed 384 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 57 times this year)

45 minute gap between northbound route 58 services along William Street

Due to a car derailing a tram at Peel Street

Thursday 20 December 2018 14:20 PM
Viewed 369 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 71 times this year)

Crowd of intending passengers swarm eastbound route 109 tram C.3030 at Collins and Swanston Street

Thursday 20 December 2018 08:10 AM
Viewed 909 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 222 times this year)

Crowd of intending passengers swarm eastbound route 109 tram C.3030 at Collins and Swanston Street

Thursday 20 December 2018 08:10 AM
Viewed 398 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 79 times this year)

Not even 6pm in the evening, and the last tram on La Trobe Street is about to leave!

11 minutes until the next westbound route 30 tram from Flagstaff station - the last one for the night

Monday 26 November 2018 17:45 PM
Viewed 406 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 68 times this year)

Two out of the next three northbound route 58 trams through the CBD are only headed as far as Abbotsford Street Interchange

Presumably headed back to Essendon Depot following morning peak

Thursday 22 November 2018 09:16 AM
Viewed 399 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 81 times this year)

Route 58 trams in the CBD are delayed due to traffic congestion on Toorak Road

Thursday 22 November 2018 09:16 AM
Viewed 384 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 74 times this year)

Already a big crowd at William and Bourke Street for route 58 trams

Two more northbound route 58 trams on the way, then a 30 minute gap!

Monday 1 October 2018 17:34 PM
Viewed 486 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 96 times this year)

Two more northbound route 58 trams on the way, then a 30 minute gap!

Monday 1 October 2018 17:34 PM
Viewed 403 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 85 times this year)

Full westbound tram stop platform at Collins and Spencer Street

Thursday 13 September 2018 08:35 AM
Viewed 397 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 3 times this year)

Long queue of passengers waiting for westbound trams at Collins and Spencer Street

Thursday 6 September 2018 08:39 AM
Viewed 493 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 3 times this year)

Long queue of passengers waiting for westbound trams at Collins and Spencer Street

Thursday 6 September 2018 08:38 AM
Viewed 486 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 3 times this year)

E.6038 passes a packed westbound tram stop at Bourke and Elizabeth Street

Tuesday 14 August 2018 14:00 PM
Viewed 465 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 8 times this year)

Delays on route 58 in the CBD during evening peak - 15 minutes to the next tram, with two more a minute behind

Friday 20 July 2018 17:21 PM
Viewed 358 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 8 times this year)
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Viewed 2327 times (6 times this week, 14 times this month, 161 times this year)