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Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

Established in 1983 with a single W2 class tram converted into a restaurant, in the years since a number of other trams have joined the fleet that runs around Melbourne every lunch and dinner time. The numbering is as follows: #1 > W2.442, #2 > SW6.937, #3 > SW6.939, #4 > SW6.938, #5 > SW6.964, #6 > SW6.935.

Colonial Tramcar Restaurant stop still in place at Clarendon Street Junction

On 19 October 2018 Yarra Trams announced that the restaurant trams had been withdrawn from service due to safety considerations.

30 August 2019 13:50 PM
Viewed 148 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 56 times this year)

SW6.935 arrives at Clarendon Street Junction to pick up restaurant tram patrons

15 August 2018 13:00 PM
Viewed 418 times
(2 times this week, 19 times this month, 102 times this year)

Passengers waiting at Clarendon Street Junction for the lunchtime restaurant tram sitting

15 August 2018 12:53 PM
Viewed 300 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 62 times this year)

SW6.938 shunts through the King Street crossover on Bourke Street

27 March 2018 14:51 PM
Viewed 281 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 96 times this year)

SW6.938 waiting at the corner of Spencer and Bourke Street

27 March 2018 14:49 PM
Viewed 342 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 91 times this year)

Driver of SW6.935 changes ends at the Spencer Street crossover on La Trobe Street

25 March 2018 13:12 PM
Viewed 288 times
(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 108 times this year)

Restaurant tram SW6.935 approaches SW6.964 at the corner of Spencer and Little Collins Street

17 November 2017 13:13 PM
Viewed 362 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 37 times this year)

Restaurant tram SW6.935 waiting at the corner of Spencer and Collins Street

17 November 2017 13:12 PM
Viewed 354 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 26 times this year)

After shunting at the Lonsdale Street crossover, SW6.964 and SW6.935 head back south on Spencer Street with a lunch run

22 May 2017 13:18 PM
Viewed 394 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 95 times this year)

SW6.964 and SW6.935 heads north at Spencer and Lonsdale Street on the lunchtime run

22 May 2017 13:16 PM
Viewed 393 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 83 times this year)

Trio of restaurant trams stabled in the siding at Dudley Street due to the Grand Prix

Space at Southbank Depot is at a premium, and the usual boarding point is too busy with GP shuttle trams

26 March 2017 09:29 AM
Viewed 450 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 116 times this year)

Trio of restaurant trams stabled in the siding at Dudley Street due to the Grand Prix

Space at Southbank Depot is at a premium, and the usual boarding point is too busy with GP shuttle trams

26 March 2017 09:28 AM
Viewed 432 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 138 times this year)

SW6.938 southbound at Spencer and Flinders Street

14 October 2016 13:26 PM
Viewed 454 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 87 times this year)

SW6.935 and classmate head south at Spencer and Collins Street

19 January 2016 10:52 AM
Viewed 442 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 102 times this year)

SW6.935 turns from William Street into La Trobe

Due to the works at Port Junction, the tram restaurant has been operating out of the Dudley Street tram siding

6 January 2016 17:58 PM
Viewed 470 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 90 times this year)

SW6.935 waiting to turn from William Street into La Trobe

Due to the works at Port Junction, the tram restaurant has been operating out of the Dudley Street tram siding

6 January 2016 17:58 PM
Viewed 521 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 92 times this year)

SW6.964 turns from William Street into La Trobe

Due to the works at Port Junction, the tram restaurant has been operating out of the Dudley Street tram siding

5 January 2016 17:55 PM
Viewed 664 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 91 times this year)

SW6.935 turns from William Street into La Trobe

Due to the works at Port Junction, the tram restaurant has been operating out of the Dudley Street tram siding

5 January 2016 17:51 PM
Viewed 463 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 81 times this year)

SW6.938 turns from William Street into La Trobe

Due to the works at Port Junction, the tram restaurant has been operating out of the Dudley Street tram siding

5 January 2016 17:50 PM
Viewed 627 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 98 times this year)

SW6.935 and SW6.938 wait to turn from William Street into La Trobe

Due to the works at Port Junction, the tram restaurant has been operating out of the Dudley Street tram siding

5 January 2016 17:49 PM
Viewed 1229 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 106 times this year)

SW6.938 leads the early dinner session out of the Dudley Street tram siding

Due to the works at Port Junction, the tram restaurant has been operating out of the Dudley Street tram siding

5 January 2016 17:47 PM
Viewed 483 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 112 times this year)

Colonial Tramcar Restaurant at Spencer and Collins Street, headed north on the lunchtime run

7 December 2015 13:13 PM
Viewed 508 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 86 times this year)

SW6.935 and SW6.964 head south at Spencer and Little Collins Street

20 November 2015 13:31 PM
Viewed 623 times
(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 112 times this year)

SW6.964 and SW6.935 heads south at William and Collins Street

30 October 2015 13:49 PM
Viewed 499 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 98 times this year)

Viewed 2431 times (7 times this week, 13 times this month, 26 times this year)