Posts Tagged ‘trams’

Photos from ten years ago: March 2009

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is March 2009. Remember flip phones? Telstra was flogging the crap out of them at Southern Cross Station in 2009. Elsewhere on the concourse the suburban train displays were finally switched on, after three years of service from the ‘temporary’ screens […]

Photos from ten years ago: February 2009

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is February 2009.

Main access from the station to the north

Ding ding on Melbourne’s route 69 tram

“69” – it being out giggles in those of us who have their mind in the gutter, and Melbourne’s route 69 tram used to be fodder for many jokes until it was abolished in 2004. Some history Route 69 once ran from St Kilda Beach to Cotham Road in Kew, via Balaclava Road, Hawthorn Road, […]

Stuck fast on a Swanston Street tram stop

Idiots driving through the tram stops on Swanston Street isn’t anything new – but I was in the right place at the right time during my lunchtime walk, when I spotted yet another vehicle ignore the NO ENTRY signs and drive through the tram stop on Swanston Street.

'Yeah, you're stuck'

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ride a Melbourne tram

On 18 October 2018 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were visiting Melbourne, with Yarra Trams part of the flurry of activity by taking them on a tram ride down to South Melbourne Beach. Photo by AFP / Getty Images via Daily Mail Two B2 class trams were specially prepared at Brunswick Depot for the overseas […]