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Tram Network Upgrade - Carlisle and Chapel Street, Balaclava civil works

27 July, 2016

Yarra Trams and Public Transport Victoria (PTV) wish to inform you of upcoming works associated with upgrading the tram power supply located near Carlisle Street and Chapel Street, Balaclava.

Acland Street Upgrade

22 July, 2016

Public Transport Victoria (PTV), the City of Port Phillip and Yarra Trams are working together to revitalise the streetscape and upgrade the tram terminus on Acland Street, St Kilda. These works are part of the end-to-end upgrade of Route 96, Melbourne’s busiest tram route, and are critical to improving the network.

June 2016 performance results

11 July, 2016

Yarra Trams’ service delivery in June was slightly lower than the same time last year, with 98.94 per cent of timetabled services delivered. Punctuality improved year-on-year, with 85.41 per cent of services arriving on time. Both service delivery and punctuality improved on last month, with punctuality almost 2 per cent higher than in May. University exams at the Showgrounds affected the performance of Essendon lines, whilst freeway accidents and rallies in the CBD affected services from other depots. Extra services were provided for the university exams as well as for a number of sporting events including AFL and rugby league. Important tram track renewal works were successfully delivered this month on Whitehorse Road and at Camberwell Junction, as well as works in preparation for the Acland Street terminus upgrade.

Collins Street and Gurners Lane, Melbourne - minor civil works

06 July, 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.

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.

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