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Ballarat Tramway Museum


"Night Tram" Thursday 19 September 2019.

Our 2019 Night Tram on Thursday 19 September 2019 will mark the 48th anniversary of the closure of the State Electricity Commission Operated Ballarat Tramway system.

Tram 40, the official "last tram" will depart from the depot at 7.30pm, for at least one round trip and more if needed. The tram will stop along the line for photos, but will not pick up passengers in Wendouree Parade.

Cost: Adults $5.00, children $2.00 and Members are free. Please buy your tickets from the Tram Conductor at the Tram Depot.

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No. 40 enters the depot for the last time, after midnight, following closure of the SEC Ballarat Tramway system on Sunday 19-9-1971. Photo Andrew Cook.


Tram 40 - Wendouree Parade 2017

No. 40 running in Wendouree Parade during the 2017 Night Tram Event. Photo Terrille Marmo.

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Tram No. 30 arrives at the junction for the SEC Depot in Wendouree Parade Sept. 1971. Photo Andrew Cook.

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Night scene at the BTM Depot.

Night Trams - City centre

A cold winters evening in August 1968 at the City Centre in Sturt St - photo Bob Vanselow

Sebastopol tram waiting

A Sebastopol tram waits for the time to depart during August 1968 Sturt St - photo Bob Vanselow

A quiet evening the City Centre, 1971

No. 17 waits at the City Centre on a very quiet evening during 1971 - photo Chris Wurr"

Sebastopol, 1971

Tram 42 at the Sebastopol Hotel, just before closure of the tramway in September 1971 - Photo Tony Smith


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