On 13/05/2018 11:02 PM,huddo@... wrote:
> I fear these trams are being sent out of the frying pan into the fire.
> After the Brisbane closure many FM trams were gifted to well meaning
> organisations and individuals who were unable to look after them
> properly. There were few left only ten years later. The canvas roofs
> developed leaks and interiors were ruined, vandals destroyed some of
> them. Two Phoenix cars at a children's holiday camp were damaged by
> vandals who gained access to the locked trams via the floor hatches..I
> know where there is one good FM in northern NSW no 499 for sale for
> $30,000, it has been kept under cover.
I agree that's a real risk.
The FAQ document addresses that in items 36 to 40, but once the tram is
delivered, there's not a lot can be done to police those requirements.
It is expected that most trams will go to public bodies, not private
That may help.