I rarely use Melbourne trams

 
  M636C Minister for Railways

Were Melbourne Geelong Ballarat and Bendigo the only cities in Victoria to have a tram network ?
freightgate
Those are the only ones I know of.

Peter

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  Dangersdan707 Chief Commissioner

Location: On a Thing with Internet
Were Melbourne Geelong Ballarat and Bendigo the only cities in Victoria to have a tram network ?
Those are the only ones I know of.

Peter
M636C
Electric trams yes, Many other places had trams though not of the electric variety
  route14 Chief Commissioner

Probably the only reason that Kew ended up with so many A classes in the first place is because of the light rail and the fact that Port Melbourne and Mont Albert (outside the CBD) only had a fraction of the patronage of other similar routes
"Heihachi_73"

Kew Depot was allocated so many A class because the North Balwyn and Mont Albert termini were not long enough to double shunt two B class trams.  Trams have a higher tendency of becoming defective while changing ends, the most common defect being locked up disc brakes, for which reason termini used by regular routes have to allow double shunting so that a defective tram can be parked while not interfering normal service.  Apart from light rail platforms restricting the use of Z class, the reason why the remaining portion of A class used to operate route 78 and 79 were allocated solely to Kew instead of being shared with Glenhuntly Depot, according to the grapevine, is the preference of Kew Depot union delegate's mum.  This version is not officially confirmed for obvious reasons.
  574M White Guru

Location: Shepparton
Probably the only reason that Kew ended up with so many A classes in the first place is because of the light rail and the fact that Port Melbourne and Mont Albert (outside the CBD) only had a fraction of the patronage of other similar routes

Kew Depot was allocated so many A class because the North Balwyn and Mont Albert termini were not long enough to double shunt two B class trams.  Trams have a higher tendency of becoming defective while changing ends, the most common defect being locked up disc brakes, for which reason termini used by regular routes have to allow double shunting so that a defective tram can be parked while not interfering normal service.  Apart from light rail platforms restricting the use of Z class, the reason why the remaining portion of A class used to operate route 78 and 79 were allocated solely to Kew instead of being shared with Glenhuntly Depot, according to the grapevine, is the preference of Kew Depot union delegate's mum.  This version is not officially confirmed for obvious reasons.
route14
If you knew the history of Kew drivers and the A class when they first came out -- and traffic signals -- you'd tell a different story.

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