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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!


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.


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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