The TMSV is committed to preserving and maintaining our tramway heritage. We currently operate the Tramway Heritage Centre at Bylands where most of our collections of trams are housed.
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The Tramway Museum Society of Victoria has been preserving trams and related infrastructure since 1962.
In this time we have collected Melbourne cable trams, electric trams from across Australia, buses and work trucks from Melbourne and tramway related items of interest.
We operate the Tramway Heritage Centre in Bylands where most of our cable trams, electric trams, buses and collectables are housed. For further information about the Tramway Heritage Centre, click on this link.
The TMSV also produces a bi-
Our mission is to ensure the preservation of Victoria's urban tramway heritage for the enjoyment and education of current and future generations.
In order to present the most authentic historical picture possible, this includes the operation of an electric tramway working according to historic principles, adjusted where required to comply with current legislative requirements.
We wish to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for our visitors and our staff, as we have a duty of care to both whilst they are visiting or working at our museum.
Since the establishment of the Tramway Heritage Centre, Bylands, we have built up a significant amount of infrastructure:
- one kilometre of electric tramline on the former Heathcote Junction to Bendigo railway line
- tramway electric supply substation
- two tram depot buildings
- vehicle storage building for unrestored trams
- cable tramcar storage building
- motor vehicle storage building
- Visitor Centre (Gallery/Exhibition/Archive Space under development)
- Exhibition Goods Shed display building and workshop
The TMSV is a voluntary not-
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