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June 2001
Melbourne Trams
Melbourne's tramway system is the eleventh largest in the world.   It comprises 241 kilometers of track operated by 477 trams of four classes, both vintage and modern.   Featured below are three of the four types (A,B,W and Z) that can be seen in Melbourne.
Yarra Trams 2126, a B2 class tram from the 1990's, displays the new livery introduced in 2000.
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848, an SW5 class tram dating from 1939, heads for Brunswick St on the 012 route. 153, a Z3 class tram from the 1980's, on the 01 route to East Coburg.
All photos taken by David Mitchell in October 2000.
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