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Here is Ascot Vale station, one of two hundred and something railway stations located on Melbourne’s suburban railway network. So what happens if we jump back about 100 years in our trusty time machine?
In afternoon peak, Flemington Road in Parkville is a barely moving quagmire of motorists heading out of the city bound for the Tullamarine Freeway. Meanwhile trams on routes 55, 57 and 59 get to fly past at their normal pace, thanks to the solid yellow line separating them from the traffic lanes. On a recent [...]
Over the past few years Yarra Trams have been closing tram stops all over the Melbourne CBD, as they embark on a program of building new platform stops that provided level access to the modern fleet of low floor trams. The most recent removal is stop 121 at the corner of Bourke and Spencer Streets, [...]
On Friday night winter finally hit Melbourne, with over 100 millimetres of rain falling in some areas, leading to flash flooding around the city, and flooded railway station subways around the suburbs.
Advertising and Melbourne’s tram stops: Yarra Trams makes a stack of cash from them, leasing their infrastructure to outdoor advertising company Adshel, who then onsell the space for marketing campaigns. But when does it go too far?