Latest Service Changes
Animals, Bikes, Surfboards and Prams
Using Trams in Melbourne Summer
Heating on Trams in Melbourne Winter
Using Accessible Stops
Making Your Journey Accessible
New Tram Users
City Circle Tram
Driving with Trams
Facts & Figures
Trams in Melbourne
Customer Charter and Codes
Social Media at Yarra Trams
Working Around Yarra Trams Infrastructure
Melbourne Art Trams
Arrival of the E-Class Tram on Route 86
Tram Travel in Extreme Weather
Filming and Photography
Nothing is more important to Yarra Trams than the safety of
employees, passengers and the community.
More than 75 percent of Melbourne's tram network is shared with
traffic, so it's critical that everyone knows how to stay safe when
travelling on and around trams.
In financial year 2016/17 there were 375 passenger falls on
trams, an average of one every day.
Twenty-five percent of passenger falls occur when the tram
driver applies the emergency brakes, while 21 percent occur when
the tram accelerates.
Trams have been a part of Melbourne for over 100 years but there
is always more that can be done to improve safety.
That's why we are introducing Tram Coach, who brings a new
approach to reminding and educating passengers about tram
He has a simple message to tram passengers:
Look out for his tips on board trams, at tram stops and on
Watch the Tram Coach Video