Historic – The tram has operated in Melbourne, Geelong and Ballarat. The four wheel tram is synonymous with Ballarat serving the city and its community from 1936 until 1971. It has been converted to operate in Ballarat for one man operation, with doors on each side of both ends. Tramcar retained by the BTM in the final form of Ballarat’s four wheelers – that is with marker lights and tiger stripes.
Technical – shows how the type underwent modifications for service in Ballarat. The last tram to receive an overhaul and repaint by the SEC in Ballarat prior to closure.
Social – was presented to the City of Ballaarat at the time of closure by the SEC. Made available to the Ballarat Tramway Preservation Society for operation on permanent loan.
Provenance – known in detail – see Fleet Register sheet.
Rarity – One of small number of similar trams in Australian tramway museums.
Representativeness - It is a very good example of its type.
Condition-Integrity – remains in operable condition.
Interpretive Potential – shows the final form and colour scheme of Ballarat Trams and can be used in Wendouree Parade for visitor hands on experience.