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NSW Government Tramways (closed)

City: Sydney (Australia).
Total route length: 291.0 km (180.8 miles).

Track gauge: 1435 mm (standard gauge).
Opened: November 9, 1890.
Closed: February 25, 1961.


The tram network had a total track length of 291 km when it was largest (before 1961).

Tram companies in Sydney

New South Wales Government Tramways (NSWGT) (closed)
NSW Government Tramways (closed)
Sydney Light Rail

Tram museums in Sydney

Sydney Tramway Museum

Earlier trams in operation

NSW Government Tramways (closed)
Prison tram: 948.
Railcar: 134, 290, 393, 675, 1975.
Service vehicle: 134.
Steam powered railcar: 35.

Sydney Tramway Museum
Prison tram: 948.
Railcar: 290, 393, 675, 1975.
Service vehicle: 134.

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See also

Photo: Stamp: Sydney steam powered railcar 35 (1989)
Line: Sydney museum line Sydney Tramway Museum
Links about trams in Sydney
Museum: Sydney Tramway Museum
Company: New South Wales Government Tramways (NSWGT)
Videos about trams in Sydney


Sydney Tramway Museum
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Last updated: October 8, 2022.

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