Monday 13 August 2018
Yarra Trams is calling on pedestrians to cross tram tracks safely during Rail Safety Week.
Thursday 22 February 2018
Two new platform tram stops are now open in Park Street, South Melbourne, improving safety and accessibility on Route 58.
Tuesday 7 August 2018
You can find more details about road rules relating to trams here.
Monday 28 May 2018
Crossing safely around trams
Trams can take much longer and further to stop than you may think. It’s important to be extra vigilant when crossing tram tracks, so here are some tips to keep you safe:
Watch and listen for oncoming trams in both directions...
Friday 14 March 2014
Melbourne’s worst street for tram to vehicle collisions has had raised safety kerbs installed in an effort to increase safety by improving separation between motorists and trams.
Tuesday 29 October 2013
Public Transport Victoria, Yarra Trams, Victoria Police and Melbourne City Council have acted to improve the safety of passengers and road users at and around the accessible tram stop on Flinders Street at Swanston Street.
Friday 23 August 2013
As part of Public Transport Victoria’s $800 million tram procurement program, the Victorian Government has purchased 50 new low-floor trams. These next generation trams will run on one of Melbourne’s busiest tram lines, Route 96, by the end of the year.
Friday 10 May 2013
Data recorded by Yarra Trams shows that there were 64 vehicle to tram collisions between 8 April 2013 and 7 May 2013.
Monday 8 April 2013
The prospect of being run into by 30 charging rhinos is frightening enough to grab the attention of most people.
But almost 900 motorists in Melbourne each year ignore the risks, resulting in collisions with trams that can weigh as much as 30 rhinos.
Monday 16 July 2012
WorkSafe Victoria has cleared Yarra Trams of any breach of the Occupational Health and Safety Act in relation to the operation of Citadis low floor trams.
A WorkSafe Improvement Notice relating to the rear vision cameras on these trams has now been rem...