Historical information

Drawing shows the power supply arrangement to the overhead for the VR St Kilda Brighton tramway, including Elwood depot and substation. Has been marked up for removal of the line south of Elwood Depot to Brighton and Dickens St crossover. Shows the isolating and paralleling switches and their pole numbers. Not known when the original drawing was prepared. The tramway or electric street raikway operated from 1906 to 1959, the section south of Elwood depot closing in two stages during 1956. See reference for history of the line.


Yields information about the power supply arrangements for the St Kilda Brighton tramway.

Physical description

Drawing dyeline print and hand coloured with a cloth back sheet with two punch holes on the left hand side to enable filing.

Inscriptions & markings

Has numerous pencil inscriptions that updated the drawing to c1957 and a "Cancelled" stamp in the bottom right hand corner.