City Glenelg (Volume 2)

Price: 25.00 AUD
Volume 2 of the Tramway Museum, St Kilda produced DVD series 'City Glenelg' is now available! Take a look at the final days of H type operation on the Glenelg line in 2005 and 2006 and also witness the moment that the Adelaide tramway scene changed forever with footage of the delivery and first test runs of the first Bombardier Flexity type tram. Available now for $25.00.

City Glenelg (Volume 1)

Price: 25.00 AUD
The Glenelg tramway has seen many changes since it began operating in 1929 after it was converted from a steam railway. Through progressive Government changes, the tramline survived the mass closure of the tramway system around Adelaide in the 1950's and continues to this day to serve the people of South Australia as an important light rail link from the City to Glenelg. City Glenelg: Volume 1 features over 50 minutes of exclusive footage from the late 1960's right through to the late 2000's from the cameras of Greg Travers and Peter Guttridge.

Tramcar Tapestry

Price: 17.00 AUD
All colour film by tramway enthusiast Keith Kings showing the Adelaide tramway system as it was between 1956 and 1958. Originally shot as a silent film, audio recorded from the Museum tram fleet has been dubbed in to the footage.

Trolley Bus Memories - Adelaide in the 1940s

Price: 17.00 AUD
The film footage used in Trolley Bus Memories - Adelaide in the 1940's was believed to have originally been shot for the General Manager of the Municipal Tramways Trust to take to Dunedin in New Zealand while contracted to advise on potential tramway replacement in that city. Decades later, this film was found on a rubbish dump in New Zealand and has been saved from destruction. This DVD features to full Trolley Bus system as it then existed and features double deck AEC, double deck tri-axle Leyland and single deck Leyland 'Canton' trolley buses (so called because they were originally destined for China but were diverted to Australia because of the Second World War). Exempt from classification.

Trams in Melbourne 1972 - 2013

Price: 39.90 AUD
Filmed by Greg Travers over a period of 41 years, we see the ever changing tramways of Melbourne over that time. Most of the tram routes in Melbourne have been featured but most of the focus has been on the trams themselves. Starting in 1972, film from the 1980s, 1990s, 2000s and right up to the present has been included showing not only every day operations but a number of special events with heritage trams have been captured and include events like the 1992 Australia Day tramway cavalcade and a 2003 tour around the Melbourne system using former Sydney R class tram 1808 (now preserved in Auckland). Run time: 170 minutes. Exempt from classification.

Melbourne By Tram Volume 1

Price: 29.90 AUD
This film takes the viewer on several tram routes in Melbourne showing the sights of the City as well as the tram system that serves it, visiting suburbs like South Melbourne Beach, St Kilda and East Brighton as well as many other locations of interest. Starting off with archival footage showing the early years of tramway development in Melbourne, it progresses through to the types of tram in service and as the DVD progresses, you will also get a glimpse of depot operations, substation control and take a visit to the fleet management centre. Run time: 58 minutes Classified G.

Melbourne By Tram Volume 2

Price: 29.90 AUD
Since the first volume of 'Melbourne By Tram' was released, there have been many changes to the tram system with new tram types and routes introduced. This second volume brings the viewer right up to date with the updated tramway system as well as the City of Melbourne. This DVD includes the tram lines out to Vermont South, Wattle Park and the recently developed 'Docklands' precinct as well as a visit to the Hawthorn Tramway Museum, located in the former Hawthorn depot which now houses the 'Historic Fleet' of trams. Run time: 65 minutes. Classified G.

The Bendigo & Eaglehawk Tram Lines

Price: 39.90 AUD
With a combination of film footage, photographs, early postcards, maps and drawings, this productions traces the history of the tramways in Bendigo from the start of tramway operation in 1890 to 1972 when the tramway was closed by the State Electricity Commission before preservation of a section of the system, depot and tram fleet by the Bendigo Tramways. During that long history, the tramways went from battery to steam to conventional electric power and from several private companies to Government operation. This DVD captures the history of this system, the tram fleet and the City of Bendigo in detail. Exempt from classification.

National Railway Museum Volume 1

Price: 39.90 AUD
Compiled from footage within the National Railway Museum's archives, this DVD takes the viewer all over the state of South Australia with footage from the 1950s and 1960s. A film by Barry Marshall depicts the final days of narrow gauge steam operations on the Peterborough Division as well as across the border in New South Wales at Broken Hill for some standard gauge workings as well. Join former South Australian Railways Chief Engineer Ron Stewien on a tour through the narrow gauge in the north of the state up to Marree before heading down to the South East of the state with views on the newly gauge converted line to Mt Gambier which was converted to broad gauge in 1953. Finally, an official film by the former South Australian Railways showing the gauge conversion of the line to Mt Gambier is included. Exempt from classification.