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Flemington Road track renewal

23 June, 2016

As part of the modernisation of Melbourne’s tram network, Yarra Trams and Public Transport Victoria are renewing tram tracks at the intersection of Flemington Road and Abbotsford Street in North Melbourne. To minimise future disruptions, Yarra Trams will also be repairing sections of tram tracks on Flemington Road between Abbotsford Street and Peel Street.

First anniversary of CBD Tram Hub!

21 June, 2016

Yarra Trams has today celebrated the first anniversary of Tram Hub, our ‘depot for people’. Tram Hub is a showcase of best practice in public transport, bringing all parts of the business together under one roof for the first time in the 110-year history of Melbourne’s tram network.

New technology to help improve tram network planning

15 June, 2016

Yarra Trams is trialling the use of beacon technology as a potential tool to help plan future tram services. The trial aims to use non-identifiable data to understand how many people use specific tram stops or trams, to better understand the usage patterns of the network.

May 2016 performance results

10 June, 2016

Yarra Trams' service delivery in May was fairly consistent with the same time last year, with 98.86 per cent of timetabled services delivered. Punctuality was significantly higher year-on-year with 83.68 per cent of services arriving on time. Incidents during the month that affected services included heavy rain on Thursday 26th during the AM peak, road traffic in the sporting precinct during events, and road traffic diverting away from freeway upgrade works. Tram track renewal works on Glenferrie Road at Malvern Depot were completed this month whilst works began to prepare for the Acland Street terminus upgrade which will deliver a more accessible, reliable, and safe service for all our passengers.

Collins Street and Gurners Lane, Melbourne - level access tram stop

01 June, 2016

Yarra Trams and Public Transport Victoria (PTV) will be carrying out finishing works on Collins Street and Gurners Lane as part of the completion of the level access tram stop on the corner of William Street.

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