Melbourne Trams: step aboard!
'If you can't get there by tram, it's not worth going'
Trams have been an integral part of Melbourne since the late 19th century, so much so that the city and its tram system have developed in unison.
This story explores the history of Melbourne’s trams from the perspectives of Trammies (tram workers) and passengers. The unique spirit amongst Trammies is reflected in the close-knit nature of the industry, and their pride in the work they do to keep Melbourne moving.
For passengers, trams are a critical part of everyday life, moving locals and tourists around the city. Every Melburnian has certain tram routes they call their own and tales of memorable experiences riding the trams.
So step aboard the intriguing world of Melbourne’s trams.