So i was very excited when, last week, yarra trams melbournes tram operator launched a new version of their tram network map. More than 200 photographs and illustrations show trams in the streetscapes of today and yesterday, with detailed commentary from tram experts. If the journey is outside the cbd grid, then you require a myki smartcard. Discover melbourne with this range of central melbourne maps or drop into a visitor hub for free visitor maps of melbourne and victoria. It operates from melbourne university on swanston street to the corner of waverley road and darling road at malvern east.
Here you can see route maps for trams, buses, ferries and trains. View or download the metropolitan melbourne tram network map pdf 6 kb. If youre visiting melbourne, victoria, you will no doubt see plenty of the iconic melbourne trams bustling through the city and suburbs. Large melbourne maps for free download and print high. Postage for overseas customers except new zealand which is charged the australian rate is. Boundary map showing the suburbs of melbourne, australia. In addition to the digital route map, there are also maps in pdf that you can download. Melbournes trams are more than a mode of transport. 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. The electric system was originally energised to 500 volts, and subsequently increased to 600 volts.
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. Look for the signage at tram stops to identify the boundaries of the zone. It has an abundance of attractions and historic sites, not to mention the many events constantly held there. Tram connection tram crossroad connection tram to train connection train station within short walk of stop city train station melbourne tram network tram routes via east coburg south melbourne beach lygon street, brunswick, city, south melbourne melbourne university east malvern weekdays city, st kilda road, balaclava, caulfield north. Melbourne tram route 3 is operated by yarra trams on the melbourne tram network. We used it to travel around the city first listening to the commentary as we went. Trams in melbourne simple english wikipedia, the free. The city circle tram is free and you can get on and off when you choose. For orders of more than 10 maps postage will be refunded. Melbourne central district tourist map less than 1 mile away. 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. 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.
It is the the experience of watching the team at andrews. Greater manchester tram network map transport for greater. Historic and modern trams in melbourne, victoria, australia. Depending on the time of the day trains run around the city loop clockwise or anticlockwise.
Downtown melbourne restaurant map less than 1 mile away. 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. The operator yarra trams claims the system is the largest operational urban tram network in the world. See maps of the metrolink tram network, the greater manchester train network, free bus routes, city centre routes, cycling maps, and transport links. Melbourne s free tram zone dont touch on or off if youre just travelling in the citys free tram zone. If travelling only in the zone 1 or 2 overlap, a zone 2 ticket can be used melbourne tram network. 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, 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. Trams are a major form of public transport in melbourne, the capital city of the state of victoria, australia. We pay respect to their elders, past and present, and to their cultural and spiritual connections to country. This map shows train and tram lines and stations in melbourne. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. These hamburgers are so good that i would drive across town for one. Melbournes eclass trams to be repaired after report finds passengers slipping, tripping, falling.
We picked places we wanted to get off and explore then hopped back on and continued to the next stop of interest. Moovit has an easytodownload melbourne tram network map, that serves as your offline melbourne tram map while traveling. To catch the city circle tram, wait at any marked tram stop along the city circle tram route. Free tram zone map pdf 757kb this map shows the boundaries of the free tram zone in melbourne s city centre and docklands. 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. 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. This map can be saved in your phone and its easy to share with friends. The brisbane tramway network served the city of brisbane, australia, between 1885 and 1969. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Albert park, food, hamburgers, melbourne, tram route 1, tram route 96 november 27, 2010.
One melbourne event well worth participating in is the melbourne cup. Includes search, find the current location and turn individual routes on and off. 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. Melbournes free tram zone dont touch on or off if youre just travelling in the citys free tram zone.
All tramcars built in brisbane up to 1938 had an open design. Authorised by public transport victoria, 750 collins street, docklands for more public transport information visit ptv. With the worlds largest network, trams have become synonymous with the city of melbourne in australia. Numerous proposals have been made for improvements to the melbourne tram network, the largest such network in the world.
Melbourne s tram network is the largest in the world. Passengers can get off the tram and explore the local tourist attractions. Do not touch on or you will be charged a zone 1 two hour fare. City circle tram free melbourne tram, cbd route map. Call 1800 800 007 ptv call centre for more information. There are loads of things to do outside the free zone, only you can tell if you want to go to them. By this stage, cable trams had been phased out and the. Trains will continue to provide the fast radial routes over long distances but something like this network whether trams or buses. City circle tram and free tram zone melbourne forum. Well if youre staying in the free tram zone, then agreed there is no need to get a myki. Heres a map of the tram network heres a map of the free tram zone. Melbournes eclass trams to be repaired after report. Catching a tram in melbourne is as simple as deciding where you want to go.
Eclass trams were introduced to the network three years ago and were. Detailed and highresolution maps of melbourne, australia for free download. There is more of melbourne outside the free zone than in it. Its the offline tram map in melbourne that will take you where you need to go. And a freight train in the countryside outside of melbourne. With celebrations and private functions being held all over the city, melbourne public transport is the easiest way to get there. Travel guide to touristic destinations, museums and architecture in melbourne. Look for the signage at tram stops to identify the boundaries. 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. As every resident of melbourne knows, the w class tram is the iconic symbol of our city that is recognised around the world. 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. Remember to touch on, if youre travelling beyond the free tram zone. If your journey begins or ends outside of the zone you must touch on with a valid myki when boarding the tram.
Every melburnian has certain tram routes they call their own and tales of memorable experiences riding the trams. For more information on melbourne trams please see. Metro acknowledges the traditional owners of the land on which our rail network operates, the peoples of the kulin nation. Highly recommend this fantastic way to travel in an old style tram. Note that this site is not owned or affiliated in any way with public transport victoria or yarra trams. Trams operate in both a clockwise and anticlockwise direction every 12 minutes between 10am 6pm sunday wednesday and 10am 9pm thursday saturday. 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. Download pdf route maps for metro, tram, bus, ferry and train services in oslo and akershus. Edit this map melbourne rail and tram map near melbourne. Are the city circle tram and the free tram zone the same thing. Melbourne train and tram map this map covers the downtown and greater metropolitan area of the city of melbourne. If your tram journey is exclusively within the zone, travel is free, meaning you do not need to touch on with a myki. Melbourne, australia, is a fantastic city to visit.
So step aboard the intriguing world of melbournes trams. For passengers, trams are a critical part of everyday life, moving locals and tourists around the city. A pdf map of the city circle tram route can also be found below. With a population of just over 4 million people, melbourne is australias secondlargest metropolitan area. To view the downloaded map, no internet connection is required. The trams are powered using 600v dc delivered by overhead wires and run on standard gauge track. 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.245 1528 77 389 1358 355 1394 174 1079 1571 230 601 48 584 140 460 425 1504 1509 1026 832 256 929 180 277 1236 205 1128 1550 391 552 897 941 1407 858 503 879 316