Posts Tagged ‘trams’

Photo essay: Melbourne’s four hour tram strike

On Friday August 30 Melbourne’s trams stopped for four hours between 10am and 2pm, while Yarra Trams drivers and customer service staff went on strike over pay and conditions. At the tram stops Signage was erected at tram stops to inform passengers. With messages also being added to the TramTracker screens. As well as being […]

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'