tram archives

December 27

Hanna St Depot Opened ( Renamed South Melbourne Depot September 20
1960 )
Electric line from corner Park St & St Kilda Rd South Melbourne via
Park & Hanna Sts to City Rd South Melbourne Opened
Prahran & Toorak Cable lines to City Rd only
Electric line in Wellington St from St Kilda Junction to Chapel St
Electric line from Esplanade to Flinders St Opened on temporary
Esplanade - City to Windsor bus route closed
East Malvern - Murrumbenna bus route opened
46 motor buses put in service
Howard St North Melbourne Cable Depot completed for use during
Flemington Rd conversion
Application for Tramway reserve in St Kilda Rd - Brighton Rd &
Flemington Rd were not approved by the Minister
89 w Class Completed
2 Cable dummies taken out of service
Nelson St Windsor Sub-station Completed

Increase in basic wage from 76/- + 6/- loading to 81/- + 6/- loading -
Cost to Board 62,000 pounds ( $124,000 )
11 sw6 class Completed
14 Leyland Tiger & 6 Austerity buses placed in service
Third section North Fitzroy bus garage completed
New sub-station at West Maribyrnong Completed