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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

Buckled asphalt over the tram tracks at Errol and Queensberry Street in North Melbourne

17 May 2021 16:19 PM
Viewed 21 times
(2 times this week, 21 times this month, 21 times this year)

Temporary metal edge to the platform at RMIT stop 7 on Swanston Street

Back in November 2020 the bluestone edge moved towards the track and blocking trams, so was hacked away

10 March 2021 14:20 PM
Viewed 70 times
(1 time this week, 17 times this month, 70 times this year)

Temporary metal edge to the platform at RMIT stop 7 on Swanston Street

Back in November 2020 the bluestone edge moved towards the track and blocking trams, so was hacked away

10 March 2021 14:20 PM
Viewed 67 times
(1 time this week, 22 times this month, 67 times this year)

Advertising decals on the side of C2.5106 so worn out that they've turned plain white

10 March 2021 13:05 PM
Viewed 55 times
(1 time this week, 18 times this month, 55 times this year)

Temporary metal edge to the platform at RMIT stop 7 on Swanston Street

Back in November 2020 the bluestone edge moved towards the track and blocking trams, so was hacked away

7 March 2021 11:52 AM
Viewed 50 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 50 times this year)

Flooded tram tracks at Bourke and Elizabeth Street

3 June 2019 12:53 PM
Viewed 172 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 1 time this year)

Failing rail joint southbound at Swanston and La Trobe Street

25 May 2019 14:00 PM
Viewed 204 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 5 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!

16 May 2019 13:02 PM
Viewed 255 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 13 times this year)

'Made in Melbourne for Melbourne' decals peel from the window of E.6008

29 April 2019 13:43 PM
Viewed 349 times
(6 times this week, 14 times this month, 24 times this year)

Paint starting to peel from the doors of E.6008

29 April 2019 13:42 PM
Viewed 222 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 21 times this year)

Paint starting to peel from the doors of E.6008

29 April 2019 13:42 PM
Viewed 236 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 20 times this year)

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

25 March 2019 17:27 PM
Viewed 377 times
(3 times this week, 2 times this month, 51 times this year)

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

1 February 2019 17:26 PM
Viewed 423 times
(4 times this week, 12 times this month, 97 times this year)

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

21 January 2019 11:57 AM
Viewed 275 times
(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 59 times this year)

Paper destination sign at one end of tram C2.5123

21 January 2019 11:56 AM
Viewed 256 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 60 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

18 January 2019 13:07 PM
Viewed 261 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 50 times this year)

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

18 January 2019 13:06 PM
Viewed 277 times
(5 times this week, 5 times this month, 69 times this year)

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

18 January 2019 08:58 AM
Viewed 264 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 63 times this year)

45 minute gap between northbound route 58 services along William Street

Due to a car derailing a tram at Peel Street

20 December 2018 14:20 PM
Viewed 249 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 56 times this year)

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

20 December 2018 08:10 AM
Viewed 531 times
(14 times this week, 14 times this month, 114 times this year)

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

20 December 2018 08:10 AM
Viewed 264 times
(6 times this week, 6 times this month, 77 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

26 November 2018 17:45 PM
Viewed 286 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 84 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

22 November 2018 09:16 AM
Viewed 273 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 68 times this year)

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

22 November 2018 09:16 AM
Viewed 259 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 77 times this year)

Viewed 1915 times (12 times this week, 44 times this month, 207 times this year)