Trams

Ding ding! Looking at the how and why of trams, from Melbourne and beyond.

Photos from ten years ago: May 2014

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is May 2014. Regional Rail Link The Regional Rail Link project has been an ongoing theme in this series, and this month we see progress on the rebuidling Footscray platforms 3 and 4 for V/Line trains. With V/Line services still sharing […]

Melbourne public transport as crew cab utes

You’ve seen Melbourne public transport as Arnott’s Shapes, but how about as crew cab utes? You have Metro Trains Melbourne in blue. Yarra Trams in green. V/Line in purple. And buses in orange. I cheated on the last one because it’s a van, and it’s operated by outdoor advertising company oOh!Media, who have the contract […]

Photos from ten years ago: March 2014

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is March 2014. A few things new on the trams A decade ago route 57 was my local tram route, and one night I heard something different clattering down the road – a brand new E class tram on test. So […]

Photos from ten years ago: February 2014

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is February 2014. Trams We start off with me being featured in The Age on the subject of a tram stop in Ascot Vale that kept being hit by motorists. Also on the tram front, I spotted Victoria Police offices pulling […]

Photos from ten years ago: October 2013

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is October 2013. Regional Rail Link Progress on the Regional Rail Link project has been a theme in recent months, and this is the same – plenty of work at Footscray station, along with a clear view back to the Melbourne […]