Historical information

Provides information about the construction of the Bourke Street lines, silent trams, overhead installation and replacement buses. Shows the emphasis on the use of silent trams.


Yields information about the construction of new silent trams and the Bourke Street lines.

Physical description

Set of three newspaper clippings regarding Bourke St construction and new silent trams.
1 - "1000th tram so quiet it wasn't seen" - dated 31 May 1955 - The Argus
2 - "Silent tram for Bourke Street" - dated 20 June 1955 - Photo by Geoff Grant
3 - "Trams to Replace East Brunswick Buses Soon" - dated 29 Mar 1956 - The Age

Inscriptions & markings

Dated with a hand date stamp.