Tuesday 10 February 2015
Tram passengers on Elgin Street in Carlton are enjoying safer and faster boarding following the opening of a new platform stop.
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.
Monday 3 March 2014
As part of the modernisation of Melbourne’s tram network, Yarra Trams and Public Transport Victoria will be installing new curved safety kerbing along the tram tracks on Collins Street, between Spring and Spencer streets.
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 18 October 2013
Melbourne's B-Class trams are receiving an upgrade thanks to a $4.4 million investment from Public Transport Victoria.
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.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
In response to media enquiries regarding a video of a tram driver posted on YouTube, Yarra Trams has issued the following statement:
Safety is the number one priority of Yarra Trams in operating Melbourne’s tram network.
Tram drivers are well aware ...
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...