Sydney Tramways – A Cartographic History

Sydney Tramways – A Cartographic History

The map depicts Sydney’s horse, steam, cable and electric tramways from 1861 until the present.

The map features:

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  • Geographically accurate depiction of all tram lines in the main Sydney system from 1861 until the opening of the L3 Kingsford extension in April 2020.
  • Colour coding showing electric, steam, cable and horse-drawn lines (many of these have occupied the same streets and roads at different times).
  • The dates of opening, closing (and reopening where relevant) of each line or section of line.
  • Locations of depots, workshops, perway depots, cable engine houses and the tram punt.
  • 594mm x 841mm (A1) size for convenient framing on archival quality paper.

To celebrate the release of the new map, buyers are entitled to one free copy of any of my other maps:

  • Sydney’s Metropolitan Railway System,
  • The History of Melbourne’s Tramways,
  • The History of Melbourne’s Metropolitan Railway System,
  • The History of Victoria’s Railways, or
  • The History of Tasmania’s Railways

with any copy purchased until 30 June 2020.

Just indicate which bonus map you would like in the Order Notes on the Checkout page. Note that this offer is restricted to purchases on, and does not extend to other websites.

Price per map is AUD $20.00 plus a flat rate of $12.00 postage in Australia for up to 10 maps.

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For orders of more than 10 maps postage will be refunded. Postage for overseas customers (except New Zealand which is charged the Australian rate) is $40.00 (again, postage for ten or more items is free).