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  • Accessibility update – 28 January 2016

Tram stop upgrades

The following stops have been upgraded to level access stops:

  • Stop 11 – Wellington Parade at Jolimont Station (Routes 48 & 75)
  • Stop 43 – Toorak Terminus (Route 8)
  • Stop 125 – Clarendon Street Junction (Routes 96 & 109)
  • Stop 51 – Gardiner Station (Route 72)
  • Stop 33 – Moonee Ponds Junction (Route 59)

The following stops will be upgraded to level access stops in the coming months:

  • Stop 19 – North Richmond Station (Routes 12 & 109)
  • Stop 20 – Lennox Street and Victoria Street (Routes 12 & 109

Vehicle Passenger Information Systems on B Class trams

Vehicle Passenger Information Systems (VPIS) are being fitted to B Class trams.  VPIS provides automated audible and visual next stop information. 95 of 130 (73%) B Class trams have been fitted with VPIS, with the remainder of B Class trams to be fitted by the end of March.  As part of this projects, the headboards on the outside of B Class trams have also been updated to improve visibility.

tramTRACKER app

The latest version of the tramTRACKER app was released on 23 November 2015

New features including:

  • Disruption notifications – get notified when there are disruptions or service changes on your route
  • Tram / stop alarms: Set alarms to alert you when your tram is arriving at your stop
  • Estimate your journey time in the timetables section (back by popular demand)
  • Sort your tram predictions by route or minutes
  • Automatic network updates every time you open the app
  • Our partnerships and special offers available in Melbourne
  • Interactive tutorials to assist you with the new features


  • Multipurpose Taxi Program (MPTP) review discussion paper

It’s the Discussion Paper, which basically outlines what the review is all about. It also contains some recommendations and some questions for you to think about.  The website link is



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