If your journey begins or ends outside of the zone you must touch on with a valid myki when boarding the tram. Melbournes free tram zone public transport victoria. Includes search, find the current location and turn individual routes on and off. The electric system was originally energised to 500 volts, and subsequently increased to 600 volts. This fully updated new edition of the melbourne tram book is a colourful and compact tribute to melbournes famous trams, one of the citys most enduring symbols. Passengers can get off the tram and explore the local tourist attractions. To view the downloaded map, no internet connection is required. Trams operate in both a clockwise and anticlockwise direction every 12 minutes between 10am 6pm sunday wednesday and 10am 9pm thursday saturday. The operator yarra trams claims the system is the largest operational urban tram network in the world. Melbournes eclass trams to be repaired after report finds passengers slipping, tripping, falling. Melbourne s tram network is the largest in the world. Melbourne, australia, is a fantastic city to visit. Metro acknowledges the traditional owners of the land on which our rail network operates, the peoples of the kulin nation. We used it to travel around the city first listening to the commentary as we went.
With the worlds largest network, trams have become synonymous with the city of melbourne in australia. For passengers, trams are a critical part of everyday life, moving locals and tourists around the city. Authorised by public transport victoria, 750 collins street, docklands for more public transport information visit ptv. City circle tram free melbourne tram, cbd route map. Greater manchester tram network map transport for greater. Heres a map of the tram network heres a map of the free tram zone. There are loads of things to do outside the free zone, only you can tell if you want to go to them. City circle tram and free tram zone melbourne forum. It has an abundance of attractions and historic sites, not to mention the many events constantly held there. Detailed and highresolution maps of melbourne, australia for free download. This map can be saved in your phone and its easy to share with friends. A pdf map of the city circle tram route can also be found below. There is more of melbourne outside the free zone than in it.
City circle tram route with stops melbourne visitor shuttle bus stop train station train route tram route with platform stops tram stop zone this map is not to scale walking time. Download pdf route maps for metro, tram, bus, ferry and train services in oslo and akershus. Moovit has an easytodownload melbourne tram network map, that serves as your offline melbourne tram map while traveling. Large melbourne maps for free download and print high. If your journey is within the cbd and docklands, then its free, simply board get on any tram at a designated tram stop and travel. Trams the greens plan for tram route extensions australian greens victoria connecting melbournes trams authorised and printed by greg barber, 62 little collins street, melbourne, vic 3000 2014 page 1 the people of melbourne love our tram network, the biggest in the world. Rather than simply being a costly tourist attraction, trams actually form an integral part of melbournes daytoday transport needs, with commuters regularly utilising trams to travel to work. As of may 2017, the melbourne tramway network consists of 250 kilometres 160 miles of double track, 493 trams, 24 routes, and 1,763 tram stops. If the journey is outside the cbd grid, then you require a myki smartcard. The city circle tram is free and you can get on and off when you choose. And a freight train in the countryside outside of melbourne. In a list of things that are quintessentially melbourne, trams sit up there with laneways, coffee, footy, volatile weather and franco cozzo.
Catching a tram in melbourne is as simple as deciding where you want to go. Look for the signage at tram stops to identify the boundaries. This map shows train and tram lines and stations in melbourne. Discover melbourne with this range of central melbourne maps or drop into a visitor hub for free visitor maps of melbourne and victoria. More than 200 photographs and illustrations show trams in the streetscapes of today and yesterday, with detailed commentary from tram experts. The trams are powered using 600v dc delivered by overhead wires and run on standard gauge track. If travelling only in the zone 1 or 2 overlap, a zone 2 ticket can be used melbourne tram network. Trams are a major form of public transport in melbourne, the capital city of the state of victoria, australia. These hamburgers are so good that i would drive across town for one. Melbourne, australia introduced trams in 1885 and now it is the largest tram network in the world, consisting of 250 kilometres 160 miles of tracks, 450 trams, 25 routes, and 1,700 tram stops. It is the the experience of watching the team at andrews. Do not touch on or you will be charged a zone 1 two hour fare. To catch the city circle tram, wait at any marked tram stop along the city circle tram route. All tramcars built in brisbane up to 1938 had an open design.
Historic and modern trams in melbourne, victoria, australia. Melbournes tram network is the largest in the world. Look for the signage at tram stops to identify the boundaries of the zone. Depending on the time of the day trains run around the city loop clockwise or anticlockwise. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. View or download the metropolitan melbourne tram network map pdf 6 kb. Boundary map showing the suburbs of melbourne, australia. So step aboard the intriguing world of melbournes trams. As every resident of melbourne knows, the w class tram is the iconic symbol of our city that is recognised around the world.
If youre visiting melbourne, victoria, you will no doubt see plenty of the iconic melbourne trams bustling through the city and suburbs. Melbourne train and tram map this map covers the downtown and greater metropolitan area of the city of melbourne. With celebrations and private functions being held all over the city, melbourne public transport is the easiest way to get there. Melbournes free tram zone dont touch on or off if youre just travelling in the citys free tram zone. The rapid rail system serving the melbourne is actually not a metro or subway service in the classical sense but a frequent suburban train service which runs in a 4track underground loop in the centre of melbourne. Melbournes trams are more than a mode of transport. By this stage, cable trams had been phased out and the. Every melburnian has certain tram routes they call their own and tales of memorable experiences riding the trams. Albert park, food, hamburgers, melbourne, tram route 1, tram route 96 november 27, 2010. For more information on melbourne trams please see. Call 1800 800 007 ptv call centre for more information.
Are the city circle tram and the free tram zone the same thing. Trams at domain interchange melbournes trams youtube. For orders of more than 10 maps postage will be refunded. Numerous proposals have been made for improvements to the melbourne tram network, the largest such network in the world.
If your tram journey is exclusively within the zone, travel is free, meaning you do not need to touch on with a myki. Trains will continue to provide the fast radial routes over long distances but something like this network whether trams or buses. This map from the melbourne and metropolitan tramways board, report and statement of accounts for the year ended 30th june 1950, shows how extensive melbournes tram network was in the immediate postwar era. Free tram zone map pdf 757kb this map shows the boundaries of the free tram zone in melbourne s city centre and docklands.
Remember to touch on, if youre travelling beyond the free tram zone. If youre after the current melbourne tram network youll find it on the public transport victoria maps page i love infographics and have a particular fondness for really good transport network maps. Note that this site is not owned or affiliated in any way with public transport victoria or yarra trams. Its the offline tram map in melbourne that will take you where you need to go. One melbourne event well worth participating in is the melbourne cup. Eclass trams were introduced to the network three years ago and were. Trams in melbourne simple english wikipedia, the free. We picked places we wanted to get off and explore then hopped back on and continued to the next stop of interest.
Well if youre staying in the free tram zone, then agreed there is no need to get a myki. On weekends route 3 operates as route 3a and diverts via st kilda. Travel guide to touristic destinations, museums and architecture in melbourne. Highly recommend this fantastic way to travel in an old style tram. Downtown melbourne restaurant map less than 1 mile away. Edit this map melbourne rail and tram map near melbourne. In addition to the digital route map, there are also maps in pdf that you can download. Melbourne is the only city in australia where trams still operate, with the melbourne tram network making up a large portion of the melbourne public transport system. Melbourne central district tourist map less than 1 mile away. In my first tram video we see a number of trams at the domain interchange in south melbourne including a 1970s era z1 tram, some 1980s era.
We pay respect to their elders, past and present, and to their cultural and spiritual connections to country. S t queensb ridge spencer northbank l a st l o n s d a l ei l t e s l i t e c l e d l e u k e g s t p o w e r forum w i l l i a m c shed st town ha l queen al ex a n dr a av jones little dock walk. Here you can see route maps for trams, buses, ferries and trains. Andrews hamburgers albert park said to be the best hamburgers in melbourne. So i was very excited when, last week, yarra trams melbournes tram operator launched a new version of their tram network map. There is no need for a timetable, as the tram arrives at designated stops every 12 minutes and runs from 10am to 6pm on weekdays and til. Melbourne s free tram zone dont touch on or off if youre just travelling in the citys free tram zone. Nearly all of these have been for track extensions of existing lines to connect with nearby railway station or to service new areas and suburbs. See maps of the metrolink tram network, the greater manchester train network, free bus routes, city centre routes, cycling maps, and transport links.768 840 828 1273 77 830 1592 42 373 1106 360 1532 1438 1366 385 1260 80 36 199 613 820 845 499 1126 858 650 16 437 580 428 560 82