Light Rail - Trams


Conductors once cried "Tickets Please" in Melbourne, home of the tram! Back in 1855 there were horse-drawn trams, followed by cable-driven trams [1885], then electrified tram network [1906*] + the world's first Tramcar Restaurant in 1983.

* 1889 First Electric Tram Route - Doncaster - Box Hill.



View Event: Australia's First Electric Tram
Australia's First Electric Tram
Most people would have thought the first electric tram route would have run down a Melbourne CBD street and are surprised to find that it actually ran between Box Hill and Doncaste .. | Read more..

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View Event: Ballarat Vintage Tramway & Museum
Ballarat Vintage Tramway & Museum
The Ballarat Vintage Tramway is operated by the Ballarat Tramway Museum Inc., formed to keep alive the tramway experience that has otherwise disappeared from the streets of Ballara .. | Read more..

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View Event: Bendigo Tramways
Bendigo Tramways
Sit back, relax and let the tram do all the talking.... Be delighted by the wide streetscapes and grand architecture of Bendigo as your tram tells you colourful stories about Be .. | Read more..

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View Event: Catching A Tram for Dummies
Catching A Tram for Dummies
Catching a tram in Melbourne is as simple as deciding where you want to go. If your journey is "within the CBD grid", then it's FREE, simply jump on any tram and travel. If it .. | Read more..

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View Event: City Circle Tram Free | Karachi Style
City Circle Tram Free | Karachi Style
The Melbourne tram decorated Karachi style for the Commonwealth Games will run free on the Melbourne City Circle tram route indefinetly. Vehicles of transport have long been cel .. | Read more..

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View Event: City Circle Tram | Free Tourist Tram
City Circle Tram | Free Tourist Tram
The City Circle Tram service provides a free and convenient way to get around central Melbourne. Tourists, shoppers, office workers and families can use the City Circle Tram to tra .. | Read more..

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View Event: Day Trips by Tram
Day Trips by Tram
Some of Melbourne's best day trips are found at the end of the line... All good things must come to an end, as the saying goes, and even Melbourne’s much-loved trams run out o .. | Read more..

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View Event: Free Tram Zone | Melbourne CBD
Free Tram Zone | Melbourne CBD
The Free Tram Zone in Melbourne's CBD makes it easier to move around the city. The principal boundaries of the Free Tram Zone are Spring Street, Flinders Street and La Trobe St .. | Read more..

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View Event: Hawthorn Tram Depot
Hawthorn Tram Depot
This iconic building was built for the Hawthorn Tramways Trust (HTT) and opened in 1916. Located at the junction of Power Street and Wallen Road, Hawthorn, it was designed by a .. | Read more..

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View Event: Market Street Railway | San Francisco
Market Street Railway | San Francisco
Market Street Railway operates a W2 Class Melbourne tram on its F-Market & Wharves line. Market Street Railway is the nonprofit preservation partner of the San Francisco Munici .. | Read more..

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View Event: Melbourne Cable Trams
Melbourne Cable Trams
Melbourne established cable trams in 1885, and the system grew to 75 km of double track and 1200 cars and trailers, the fourth largest cable system in the world. There is some diff .. | Read more..

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View Event: Melbourne Tram Museum
Melbourne Tram Museum
Every 2nd Saturday
The Melbourne Tram Museum is open on the second and fourth Saturday of every month at Hawthorn Depot. It is home to 21 fully-restored trams including: -:- a ‘toast-rack’ bod .. | Read more..

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View Event: Public Transport Victoria | PTV
Public Transport Victoria | PTV
Public Transport Victoria (PTV) is your one-stop-shop for information on Victoria’s public transport timetables, services, tickets and improvement projects. Finding the inform .. | Read more..

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View Event: Railfan Shop
Railfan Shop
The Railfan Shop is your one stop shop for all things rail, train and tram in Melbourne. BOOKS | MAGAZINES | DVD | SALES LISTS | MODELS The Railfan Shop hosts a range of diff .. | Read more..

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View Event: Return of Tram Conductors
Return of Tram Conductors
"Fares Please" might be heard again with much talk about the possibility of conductors returning to work on Melbourne's trams. Tram conductors were custodians of Melbourne's so .. | Read more..

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View Event: Tram People Down Under | DVD
Tram People Down Under | DVD
Tram People Down Under is a 160 minute three-part video documentary produced in Melbourne now available on DVD. It is a heart-felt homage to our tramway workers and to the quin .. | Read more..

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View Event: Trams | Marvellous Melbourne
Trams | Marvellous Melbourne
The first cable tram in Victoria operated along Flinders Street to Richmond in 1885. Within five years, trams were ferrying people between the city and inner suburbs along 65 kilom .. | Read more..

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View Event: TRAMTACTIC
TRAMTACTIC
TRAMTACTIC is an organic non-organisation of people who come together with artist Mick Douglas to undertake art projects in the public domain departing from the potential of tramwa .. | Read more..

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View Event: Tramtastic Tours
Tramtastic Tours
Take an eco friendly Tramtastic Tour on your first day and get a great introduction to Melbourne... by tram! We take you out of the city, where the real action is! Besides seei .. | Read more..

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View Event: tramTRACKER®
tramTRACKER®
Now you can find out when your tram is coming – via the phone. tramTRACKER® from Yarra Trams provides six ways to get real-time tram information. CHOOSE YOUR TRAMTRACKER® iP .. | Read more..

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View Event: Tramway and Trolleybus Images
Tramway and Trolleybus Images
Sadly this was one of the web pages at GeoCities that is no longer available. It showed images taken since the late 1960's. They show on several pages the evolution of trams in .. | Read more..

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View Event: Tramway Cable Power Houses
Tramway Cable Power Houses
Long before electric trams, Melbourne's trams were powered by underground cables powered from 12 power houses. The lengths of the cables varied from 17,000 feet to 30,000 feet w .. | Read more..

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View Event: Tramway Museum Society of Victoria
Tramway Museum Society of Victoria
The tramway museum is located in the State of Victoria, at 330 Union Lane, Bylands, just off the Northern Highway, approximately 53 kilometres north of Melbourne (Melway edition 27 .. | Read more..

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View Event: Victoria's First Horse-Pulled Tram
Victoria's First Horse-Pulled Tram
The first ever horse-pulled tram to run in Victoria was in Station Street, Fairfield. Looking at it today this is quite a surprising thought. There are no tram tracks, and ther .. | Read more..

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View Event: Yarra Trams
Yarra Trams
Melbourne’s tram network is one of the largest in the world with more than 178 million passenger trips taken across the network every year. The network is operated by Yarra Tra .. | Read more..

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