Mal,from what I understand the upgraded stop and
associated track works need to be done as this route is an approved
diversion route for the 58,which as you know will be run by E Class from
October so the infrastructure has to support that.A good example of this is
the platform stop/power upgrade in South Yarra currently being built.
On Thu, 17 Jun 2021, 12:16 Mal Rowe, mal.rowe@...> wrote:
> Yarra will be relaying the tram tracks in St Kilda Rd between Flinders
> St and Southbank Boulevard and in Southbank Boulevard over the two weeks
> commencing Sunday 27th of June.
> The section includes several bits of track that are not that old. I'm
> not sure if this is due to wear or the need to improve the track geometry.
> It's not completely clear how much will be renewed.
> The third track at the Art Centre is pretty ugly, but only 13 years old
> - see: https://tdu.to/i/20392
> The extra track leading to the curve into Southbank Boulevard is much
> Southbank Boulevard was only reconfigured as 'green track' a couple of
> years back. See: https://tdu.to/i/66046
> The busy stop at Flinders St station is to be expanded. I'm guessing
> that an argument about trams vs cars for road space has been won by the
> Mal Rowe - who will be watchning quite a complex build.
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