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.

Price per map is AUD $20.00 plus a flat rate of $14.00 postage in Australia for up to 10 maps.

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