Re: Re: The elusive La Luna loop
From: Mal Rowe
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On 19/05/2017 8:21 PM,dwalker@... [TramsDownUnder] wrote:
>
> The attached sketch shows what I remember as the track layout at St
> Kilda. Trams from the Esplanade went down Acland St. Carlisle Street
> trams terminated against the curb (which was how I remember it) but
> could use the loop (in a clockwise direction (as done by the specials
> in the photos).. There was a double track connection between the
> Esplanade and Carlisle Street tracks, but this didn't see regular
> service then. (It would now with the Kew Cotham Road service being
> extended to the city.)
>
Thanks again David,

Here's a slightly later pic from the camera of Trevor Triplow.

It shows the tracks immediately after the kerbside terminus had been
removed - you can see the fresh road surface and the new terminating
crossover for route 69 on the old connecting track.
http://tdu.to/847_StKilda_1970s_TrevorTriplow.jpg

Mal Rowe - a fair way north of the St Kilda triangle

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