Trams of AustraliaTrams from around Australia, both in normal service and preservation
July 12, 2015
Running from the Adelaide CBD to down to the beach at Glenelg, today a collection of Flexity and Citadis trams run the service.
January 25, 2016
Located on the shores of Lake Wendouree and with about a kilometre of single track with a single crossing loop, and a 7 road shed, the museum has a collection of trams representing those used on the Victorian provincial tramways
September 04, 2015
G:link, also known as the Gold Coast Light Rail, is a 13-kilometre long 16-station light rail system serving the Gold Coast in Queensland
June 25, 2015
Kew Depot celebrated its centenary on 3 May 2015. W2.431 was on display after being transported by road from the Melbourne Tram Museum at Hawthorn Depot, with W8.946 running shuttle trips to Victoria Gardens, restaurant tram SW6.935 was open for morning tea, with E.6005, C.3031 and A2.283 on display.
May 30, 2010
Malvern Depot celebrated its centenary on 30 May 2010 when it hosted a function to commemorate the opening of the Prahran and Malvern Tramways Trust on 30 May 1910. Former P&MTT trams 44 and 84 were brought from Bendigo for the occasion with 44 running several special trips between the depot and Dandenong Road.
Now known as the 'Metro Light Rail', a fleet of 7 Variotrams operate between Central Station and the inner suburb of Lilyfield along the former alignment of the former Darling Harbour Goods Line.
July 22, 2012
Located south of Sydney at Loftus, the museum has an extensive collection of trams from Sydney, other cities in Australia, plus a few from elsewhere in the world. It operates two lengths of track: one heading 1.5 km towards Sutherland, the other heading 2 km into the Royal National Park.
February 05, 2015
In 2011 retired tram SW6.969 was converted into a bar and setup at the Arts Centre in Melbourne, being removed a number of times, only to return again come summer. In February 2013 it appeared again as 'Tram Bar', which closed for good in January 2015.
November 05, 2015
The network of overhead wires used to power trams are divided into multiple electrical sections, so that faults can be isolated and maintenance work completed in safety. However if a tram stops with the pantograph resting in the middle of a section insulator, getting the tram moving again is hard work!
December 04, 2011
Running from Victor Harbor across a timber causeway to Granite Island, the first tram ran in 1894, the tourist service was restarted in 1986.
April 25, 2017
Every Anzac Day special tram services on routes 57, 59 and 19 from the northern suburbs run to the Shine of Remembrance on St Kilda Road via the little used section of track on Victoria Street between Elizabeth and Swanston Streets. In addition, routes 3a, 64 & 67 from the southern suburbs are diverted via Park St, Kings Way and William Street to the Dudley Street sidings.
Usually Melbourne's trams stick to a home depot and set of usual routes, but when disruptions occur, trams can be sent along alternate routes in order to maintain a limited service.
October 01, 2014
Yarra Trams operates additional tram services for major events at Flemington Racecourse and the Melbourne Showgrounds.
March 13, 2015
Each year for the Australian Grand Prix special trams are operated by Yarra Trams from the Melbourne CBD to the circuit at Albert Park.
Melbourne trams in the eastern suburbs: routes 48, 70, 75 and 109 operated from Kew and Camberwell depots
Melbourne trams in the north-western suburbs: routes 55, 57, 59 and 82 operated from Essendon Depot.
Melbourne trams in the northern suburbs: routes 1, 8, 19, 96, 112 and 86 operated from the Brunswick and East Preston Depots.
Melbourne trams in the south-eastern suburbs: routes 3, 5, 6, 8, 64, 67, 78 and 79 operated from the Malvern and Glenhuntly Depots.
Melbourne trams in the southern suburbs: routes 1, 96, 109 and 112.
April 24, 2017
Melbourne trams around the CBD and Docklands areas.
Every year for Australian Open patrons Yarra Trams operates additional trams between Melbourne Park and Flinders Street, with also results in routes 70 and 75 getting cut back to much smaller A class trams
Viewed 4513 times (14 times this week, 15 times this month)