Historical information

Notices to cable tram employees and signalmen about the operation of the intersection of Collins and Swanston Street c1921. Details how Police would signal for the number of trams to cross in either direction and how the signalman would operate the signals and the cable depression lever for Collins St cable cars. The Rules for signalmen dated 1/7/1921 and signed by J G Roberts, Manager Cable system for the MMTB. This intersection was one of the busiest in Melbourne running four separate routes in Collins St and the busy St Kilda Road route.


Yields information about the cable tram operation of Swanston and Collins St and signalmen.

Physical description

Two foolscap photocopied sheets, stapled in top left hand corner.