RE: Route 1 is Number 1

Thanks tony

See the doctors on 20th so far I have had 6 hospital stays due to cancer


From:tramsdownunder@... tramsdownunder@...> On Behalf Of Tony Galloway
Sent: Wednesday, 5 May 2021 9:30 AM
To: 'Brian Blunt' via TramsDownUnder tramsdownunder@...>
Subject: Re: [TramsDownUnder] Route 1 is Number 1

Great news about your remission Doug - I went through the hoops with prostate cancer, so I know how it is.


On 5 May 2021, at 7:55 am, dugmoyle@... > dugmoyle@... > wrote:

Hi all

It was on a tour I have some were photos of the trip yapper tours I think run the trip

Doug my kidney cancer is stable cancer nodes in lungs have shrunk

From:tramsdownunder@... tramsdownunder@... > On Behalf Of Steven Altham
Sent: Wednesday, 5 May 2021 3:52 AM
Subject: Re: [TramsDownUnder] Re: Route 1 is Number 1

I'm pretty sure 646 was on a charter the run plate looks like one a guy named Bruce made to display for photos

On Tue, 4 May 2021, 11:20 pm Peter Bruce, p1.bruce@... > wrote:

646 is very confused, showing route 69, South Melb&St Kilda Beach and carrying a Camberwell run number. I think it was a South Melbourne car at this point too. The terminal stub was probably lengthened to accommodate B class cars, storage for Grand Prix services maybe.

Peter Bruce.

On Tue, 4 May 2021 at 17:21, Mal Rowe mal.rowe@... > wrote:

On 04/05/2021 17:14, Yuri Sos wrote:
> Looking at the "watermark" on the road surface beside A1.256 in my

> 2011 shot, the lengthening occurred before 2011 (pre-dating Es, but

> perhaps done to accommodate Bs).

The attached pic by Frank Londey is from the collection of the Melbourne
Tram Museum.

It shows just how short the terminus section was in 1988 - certainly too
short for a B.

I suspect the occasion was a fan tour.

Mal Rowe - narrowing the time scale