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New City Circle trams

26 Apr 2016

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By Jack Hayes

The State Government has announced the addition of two more of Melbourne’s iconic W-Class trams to the city’s  tram network.

The historic trams, which were first introduced to the network in the 1920s, will run on the City Circle route, bringing the history of Melbourne’s iconic trams to visitors and locals.

The addition of these trams coincides with a significant increase of patronage in the city, and Docklands, following the introduction of the Free Tram Zone – as more and more people are choosing to use trams to travel around the city.

According to Public Transport Victoria spokesperson Nicholas White, “there were more than 19 million extra tram trips in 2015 and the majority of this increase comes from trips made in the Free Tram Zone”.

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