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January 2017 performance results

13 February, 2017

Yarra Trams delivered 98.60 per cent of services in January with 87.67 per cent of services arriving on time.


World first: solar to power Melbourne tram network

20 January, 2017

The Victorian Government has announced that solar energy will power Melbourne’s tram network – a world first.


Elizabeth Street tram works - 25 February to 1 March 2017

16 January, 2017

As part of the modernisation of Melbourne’s tram network, Yarra Trams and Public Transport Victoria are renewing tram tracks at the Elizabeth Street Tram Terminus. To minimise further disruption, tram track infrastructure on Elizabeth Street between Flinders Street and Collins Street will also be upgraded.


December 2016 performance results

11 January, 2017

Yarra Trams delivered 98.75 per cent of services in December with 82.00 per cent of services arriving on time.


Swan Street/Wallen Road tram works - 3 to 9 January 2017

16 December, 2016

As part of the modernisation of Melbourne’s tram network, Yarra Trams and Public Transport Victoria are renewing tram tracks on Wallen Road in Hawthorn. Major works will take place across the Wallen Road bridge between Morang Road and Yarra Boulevard.


Accessibility Update - Q4 2016

15 December, 2016

Yarra Trams provides an accessibility update every quarter.


Real-time information on board older trams

14 December, 2016

Three quarters of Melbourne’s trams will be fitted with a real-time passenger information system to help passengers find their way on the world’s largest tram network.


November 2016 performance results

12 December, 2016

Yarra Trams delivered 98.77 per cent of services in November with 82.2 per cent of services arriving on time.


Accessibility Week 2016

01 December, 2016

To coincide with the International Day of People With Disability on Saturday, 3 December, this week is Yarra Trams' Accessibility Week.


E-Class trams boosting capacity on Route 86

28 November, 2016

One of Melbourne’s busiest tram routes is now able to carry more passengers with the introduction of E-Class trams on Route 86.


October 2016 performance results

12 November, 2016

Yarra Trams delivered 98.73 per cent of services in October with 83.35 per cent of services arriving on time. Our punctuality result was an improvement of nearly 2 per cent compared to October last year.


Acland Street Plaza Revitalised

11 November, 2016

A new accessible tram terminus is serving the revitalised Acland Street plaza, creating an urban space for the whole community.