Historical information

Letter to the Editor by Robert Murphy of Kensington about the removal of 6 seats in the new Z3 class trams to provide an extra door to improve passenger flow. Notes that he drove trams in San Francisco and that single ended trams have better capacity. Compares the cost of a new MAN bus ($77,000) to the cost of a Z3 ($330,000)


Yields information about the then new Z3 class trams and the provision of an extra door.

Physical description

Newspaper clipping - letter to the editor - "The $330,000 new tram wastes seating space and will not do the job" - The Age - 10-10-1979