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As part of the City of Melbourne's Swanston Street
Redevelopment, a new pair of accessible tram stops has opened at
the intersection of Bourke Street and Swanston Street .
The new tram zone has been constructed by the City of
Melbourne as part of a plan that will ultimately seen four pairs of
accessible tram stops at key locations along the street, which is
one of the world's busiest tram corridors.
A pair of accessible stops has already been opened at Melbourne
Central Station near La Trobe Street and two further pairs of stops
are being constructed at Collins/Swanston and Franklin/Swanston
Streets. Please note that the tram stops at Lonsdale Street
have now been closed and passengers should use the new stops at
Bourke Street or Melbourne Central Station.
The new tram zones feature an elevated road for cyclists, with a
clearly marked yellow line separating pedestrians and cyclists.
Pedestrians using the new stop need to remember
to wait for trams behind the yellow line until tram doors have
Cyclists must slow down on approach to the
stop, and make a complete stop when trams do - keeping clear of
doors so that passengers can board and exit safely.
Click below to view a guide to the new stops produced by the
City of Melbourne.
Download PDF (449kb)
Yarra Trams anticipates that the next stop completed by the City
of Melbourne will open at Collins/Swanston Streets during
For more information about the Swanston Street Redevelopment
project visit the
City of Melbourne website or call 9658 9658
(7.30am to 6pm, Monday to Friday)
For Public Transport information call Public Transport
Victoria on 1800 800 007 (6am to midnight