Historical information

Document - "Ferodo brake shoes" - dated 26/1/1968 advising that as of 29/1/1968 a start will be made to fitting non-metallic (Ferodo) brake shoes to wide-body trams at Malvern Depot. Notes that Preston and North Fitzroy Trams have had them fitted since 4/1967. Provides information about their characteristics and changeover as cast iron shoes wear out.


Yields information about the timing of the fitting of a different type of brake shoe on trams that were a lot more effective than cast iron and their background history.

Physical description

Document - single foolscap sheet with two punched holes on left side.