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The Victorian Government has invested over $800 million on new
trams and modern infrastructure to revitalise Melbourne's tram
network. This includes 50 new state-of-the-art E-Class trams that
will continue to be rolled out to the network. These new trams will
release existing high capacity trams to operate on other
Public Transport Victoria and Yarra Trams will be upgrading
power infrastructure on Brunswick and Smith streets in Fitzroy to
prepare Route 11 and 86 for higher capacity trams and improved
During the works businesses and residents can expect to hear
construction related noise. Pedestrian access to all businesses
will remain open. Our workers will be mindful of keeping noise to a
minimum and respecting the needs of the local community. We thank
you for your patience during this important upgrade work.
The work will take place from 2am Sunday 7 September to 4am
Monday 8 September.
To conduct these works safely Yarra Trams will close the Smith
Street and Johnston Street intersection on Sunday from 7am to
midnight. During this closure no traffic will be permitted and will
be managed onsite by traffic controllers. Traffic delays are
expected and motorists are recommended to avoid the intersection
and seek an alternative route.
Route 86 will be affected by the road closure and will operate
in three sections.
Trams will operate from Waterfront City to Melbourne Museum and
from Clifton Hill Interchange to Plenty and McKimmies roads. Buses
will replace trams between Melbourne Museum and Clifton Hill
The work will take place from 2am Sunday 14 September to 4am
Monday 15 September.
Brunswick Street will be closed for 100 metres north of the
Johnston Street intersection. This closure will prohibit north and
south movements, motorists are recommended to avoid the
intersection and divert via Smith Street or Nicholson Street.
Trams will operate from Victoria Harbour Docklands to Stop 10
Parliament Station. Buses will replace trams between Stop 10
Parliament Station to West Preston terminus.