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M elbourne’s tram fleet numbers some 485 vehicles of a variety of types. The oldest are the W series, of which approximately 35 are retained to give a heritage flavour to some services. They are loosely referred to as the ‘W class’, but there Evolution in design is shown by these trams in the depot at Southbank. On the right are W series trams whose design dates from the mid-1930s, in City Circle colours and traditional green and cream; on the left is a C class tram, introduced in 2001; and in the centre is a five-unit D2 class, built in 2004.
217 represents a distinctive American design of the 1920s. Heading for East Melbourne is No. 14, formerly operated by the Prahran and Malvern Tramways Trust, and visiting from Ballarat. Above Built in 1916 for the Hawthorn Tramways Trust, No. 8 spent only 14 years in Melbourne before being sold to the State Electricity Commission for use in Bendigo. Returned to Melbourne, it was restored to near-original condition at Preston Workshops. 8/09/2014 9:38 am Right Built in 1917 for the Melbourne, Brunswick and Coburg Tramways Trust, T class No.
These trams include the SW5, SW6, W6, W7 and W8 classes. The W series trams now in use were built between 1936 and 1956, and their numbers range from 845 to 1020. They run on a limited number of routes, including the City Circle service. 8 tonnes Seats 42 Builder Commonwealth Engineering Pty Ltd (Comeng), Dandenong, Victoria The Z series includes the Z1, Z2 and Z3 classes. Following deliveries of new C and D series trams, the Z3 class, and about 30 of the original 115 members of the earlier Z1 and Z2 classes, are in use.
How to Be a Person: The Stranger's Guide to College, Sex, Intoxicants, Tacos, and Life Itself by Dan Savage, Lindy West, Christopher Frizzelle, Bethany Jean Clement