As reported by @9newsmelbourne an audit undertaken by PTV has found that up to 30 of Melbourne's retired W Class #Trams could be restored and returned to the rails. The audit of almost 200 trams in storage, most of which are currently housed at the Newport rail workshops, was commissioned by the State Government last year after concerns were raised regarding their deteriorating condition. The National Trust have campaigned for the preservation of the W Class trams for many years, and will continue to pressure PTV and the State Government to ensure the neglect and deterioration of these #Melbourne icons is not left to continue.
📸 A.E. Smith (1966), courtesy of @library_vic