Melbourne tram route 8

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Route 8
Moreland - Toorak
A B2 class tram on route 8 in Swanston Street.
A B2 class tram on route 8 in Swanston Street.
Overview
System Melbourne tramway network
Operator Yarra Trams
Depot Malvern and Brunswick[1]
Vehicle Z class, B2 class, D1 class
Route
Locale Melbourne, Australia
Start Moreland
Via Coburg
Brunswick East
Carlton North
Carlton
Melbourne CBD (Swanston St)
Southbank
Melbourne
South Yarra
End Toorak
Length 15.7 km (9.8 mi)[1]
Zone(s) myki 1 for the entire route
Annual patronage 9.1 million[2]
Timetable Route 8 timetable
Map Route 8 map
Route 6 ←   → Route 11

Melbourne tram route 8 is a tram route on the Melbourne network which operates between Toorak and Moreland.

The route starts at Toorak and runs via South Yarra, Swanston Street and Carlton to Moreland. End to end services take about 60 minutes.[3]

Route[edit]

There are over 60 stops on route 8. Stop 1 is located at the Melbourne University, which is in the middle of the route, with stop numbers increasing in both directions.

This route used to be separate routes which was combined from the 22 Moreland to Arts Centre and the route 8 from Toorak to Melbourne University.

Starts in Toorak at the junction of Toorak and Glenferrie Roads (stop 43), and runs via:

Ends at Moreland at the junction of Moreland Road and Cameron Street.

Operation[edit]

Route 8 is shared between Malvern[4] and Brunswick[5] depots and is predominantly run with Z class, B2 class, D1 class and occasionally D2 class trams.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Route 8", Yarra Trams, retrieved 11 June 2013 
  2. ^ "Facts & figures". Yarra Trams. Retrieved 15 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Route 8 timetable Public Transport Victoria
  4. ^ "Malvern Depot", VICSIG, retrieved 19 July 2013 
  5. ^ "Brunswick Depot", VICSIG, retrieved 19 July 2013 

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