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From the Archives, 1984: New ‘bendy’ tram unveiled in Preston
By Tony Harrington
November 14, 2021 — 10.30am
First published in The Age on November 16, 1984

The new “bendy tram” was unveiled at the Preston tram workshops yesterday.

The double section vehicle is hinged by a concertina passageway.

It cost about $800,000, and is one of two prototypes being tested.

Commuters on the East Burwood tram line could be riding on Melbourne’s first articulated tram by late next month, the Minister for Transport, Mr Crabb, said yesterday.
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