Trams of special interest to visitors to Melbourne
City circle tram (free)
This tram has been specially created as a tourist service. It circles
the central city (see the route map) and provides
handy access to many places of interest.
Would you like to travel the streets of Melbourne in a historic
W-class tram while you dine?
Although this restaurant is not cheap, the experience is unique
and it is very popular - bookings must be made well in advance.
The restaurant started out with one tram, but has expanded to
three now. More
information and pictures are available (at a US-based
The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant
183 Bank Street
South Melbourne 3205
Phone: (03) 9696 4000
Facsimile: (03) 9696 3787
E-mail: email@example.com or
Discover the ease and fun of tram travel with a personal guide
to three destinations beyond the city limits.
Half day tours. Small groups. Bookings essential.
Telephone (03) 9531 3114
(This text was taken from an advertisement in
Discover Melbourne & Victoria, March '98, one of those
glossy giveaway tourist booklets you can find wherever tourists go.
Apparently the service has been operating since November 1997.
I know nothing else about it.)
 Thanks to Andrew Cox and the
Ballarat Vintage Tramway for this
photo. Photo taken by Andrew Cox at South Melbourne Depot. Used by permission.