Points at Park and Heather too Andrew.
Quality photos Yuri.
On Thu, 12 May 2022 at 20:45, Andrew C andrewhighriser@...> wrote:
> The missing link is such a no brainer. Water mains have recently been
> replaced in that section of the Park Street, and it is marked out for a
> separated bike lane, removing a theoretical car lane, but practically it is
> already one lane for cars. A tram line would just be a short length of
> straight track, a set of points at Park and Kingsway and Park and Clarendon
> for the right hand turn and then the 5 could go on to...Fishermans Bend?
> Great photos Yuri, as always.
> On Thu, 12 May 2022 at 19:08, Yuri Sos trams4me@...> wrote:
>> Given that Metro Tunnel was performing evaluation of subsurface utilities
>> in Park Street back in February (TDU 10-02-2022), I thought I'd have a look
>> and record the existing scene in Park Street in that 290m section often
>> called the "missing link".
>> There are persistent rumours that as part of Metro Tunnel works (?) in
>> that part of South Melbourne the missing link will (finally) be constructed
>> between Kings Way and Heather Street and an east-to-north curve at Park and
>> Clarendon Streets to enable route 5 to be diverted (Malvern to where?) up
>> Clarendon and Spencer Streets.
>> This is the site of the "missing link": a mere 290m of non-track-laid
>> street. Looking east from the roundabout at intersection of Heather and
>> Park Street, in the distance one can see an inbound B2 on a route 58
>> service turning from Park Street into Kingsway. In the foreground the
>> tracks curve from Heather Street at left into Park Street carrying route 1
>> trams between South Melbourne to East Coburg.
>> (2,400 x 1500 3.36MB)
>> Still looking east B2.2115 bends around the curve in the roundabout at
>> Heather and Park Streets. I'm impressed. Most of the B2s I saw on this
>> route are spotless.
>> (2,400 x 1500 2.19MB)
>> Now looking south-west from Heather Street, Z3.211 is heading for East
>> (2,400 x 1500 2.73MB)
>> Looking west along Park Street, B2.2122 fills the frame with a tram shot
>> without too much "other stuff"......
>> (2,400 x 1500 2.31MB)
>> .... and heads up Park Street towards South Melbourne Beach.
>> (2,400 x 1500 2.66MB)
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