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Here's What Melbourne Wants To Do With It's Old Trams!

The old iconic W-Class trams have been retired but there is now a plan to save them and make them useful again.

And what could be more Melbourne than turning them into cafes!

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The plans are big and they include having trams built in New York and London but have so far hit a road block with Public Transport Victoria, who have stalled on a decision.

Under the plan, there will be $400,000 spent to restore the green and gold trams into cafes and some even into mini museums.

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The flagship cafe tram would be on the lawn outside the State Library and a permit has already been lodged to secure the spot.

Other spots could include Queen Victoria Market and a few in Southbank.

In total, we could see between 20 to 50 of the heritage listed trams used.

Currently, there are 15 W-Class trams ferrying passengers on the City Circle loop and into the Docklands.

Pictures: Herald Sun

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