Historical information

Tickets used by passengers to or from Ballarat:
1 - First class single - brown - Ballarat to Melbourne - 3 August 1971 - No. 6888
2 & 3 - Economy single - fawn - Ballarat to Melbourne - 3 August 1971 - Nos. 45816 and 817
4 - Economy single - blue - Melbourne to Ballarat - 30 August 1975 - No. 31340
5 - Second class single - blue - Melbourne to Ballarat - 11 June 1982 - No. 5864
6 - Second class child single - blue with red strip - Melbourne to Ballarat - 11 June 1982 - No. 0846
7 - Second class return - blue and fawn - Melbourne to Ballarat - 4 April 1970 - No. 31261
8 - Second class child return - blue and fawn with red strip - Melbourne to Ballarat - overprinted Privilege - No. 0338
9 - Economy return - blue and fawn - North Geelong to Ballarat - not used - No. 4559
10 - Second class - Departmental - blue - Ballarat to Geelong - issued at Melbourne - not used No. 0252
11 - Second class single - blue - Ballarat to Bald Hills - 24 July 1971 - No. 20061
12 - Second class single - fawn - Ballarat to Dunnswtown - 24 July 1971 - No. 15531
13 - Second class child single - blue - Ballarat to Creswick - 24 July 1971 - No. 4389
14 - Second class single - blue - Ballarat to Smythesdale - 24 July 1971 - No. 26763
15 - Ballarat Platform - offwhite with brown stripes - No. 28855
16 - Facsimile ticket - First class Holiday return excursion to Tourello - No. 0021
17 - facsimile ticket - 2nd class holiday return excursion to Tourelle - No. 0021
16 and 17 issued by the Ballarat Tramway Museum and the Model Traction Association of Victoria tour ticket - not know when produced.

Significance

Demonstrates styles of tickets issued by the Victorian Railways during the 1970s.

Physical description

Set of 17 Edmondson type card railway tickets - printed for use at Ballarat or other Railway Stations, various colours in accordance with the ticketting manuals.