Melbourne operates the world's largest tram network.  Public Transport Victoria are delivering a large program of works to upgrade the network to a world class system, improving its accessibility, capacity, reliability and safety.

Current tram projects

Level access central island tram stop platform

Improving tram accessibility

Victoria has an obligation under the Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA) to significantly increase the number of level access stops and low-floor trams on the network over time.

E-Class tram in front of Southern Cross Station

New E-Class trams

As part of the Tram Procurement Program, Dandenong based company Bombardier will design, construct and maintain 50 new low-floor E-Class trams for Melbourne’s tram network. E-Class trams will be the safest and most accessible with a range of innovative features.

W-Class tram (Route 35)

Restoring W-Class trams

The 2011-12 State Budget committed $8 million to restoring Melbourne's historic W-Class trams.

Route 96 - World Trade Centre tram stop

Route 96 Project

PTV in partnership with Yarra Trams and VicRoads is currently developing plans for infrastructure upgrades along Route 96 to improve access, safety, reliability and efficiency for tram customers using the route.

Preston Workshop upgrade

Tram Procurement Program

A package of fleet and associated works which will improve the capacity and reliability of Melbourne’s tram network. The early projects are the upgrade of Southbank Depot and Route 96 project.

Low floor tram

Tram Power Upgrade

The Victorian Government has invested $800 million for new trams and supporting infrastructure to revitalise Melbourne’s tram network.