Melbourne tram strikes bring chaos for Australian Open commuters

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Drivers have put their tools down for a second time in three days. 9News

The strike is expected to last until 2pm.

Although buses will replace some services, tram passengers are urged to allow extra time for their journey.Melbourne tram drivers put their tools down for a second time in three days. The strike has been deemed as "unnecessary" by Yarra Trams CEO Julien Dehornoy, and hits the city after two days of transport mayhem.

Tuesday's city trams strike came with the cancellation of several Victorian regional train services amid safety concerns from more than 100 drivers.


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