Tramway DVDs now in stock at
- Commuting by Cable discounted
price now $29.95
- A brilliant documentary about a vanished facet of Melbournes
history our cable trams. See rare archival film of the largest
cable tramway system in the world, which operated from 1885 to 1940.
- The Bendigo and Eaglehawk Tramlines $39.95
- Learn about the history of the Bendigo tramways from its beginnings
in 1890 with primitive battery-powered trams, subsequently replaced
with steam trams, followed by conversion to a conventional electric
tramway in 1903 by the Electric Supply Company of Victoria. See classic
footage of operation by the State Electricity Commission from its
takeover in 1934 until closure in 1972.
- The City of Ballarat: Trams, Gardens
& Gold $39.95
- Almost two hours of historic footage of trams in Ballarat, with
images of the original horse trams through to the electric trams of
the State Electricity Commission of Victoria which ran until closure
- The Footscray Local Tramways $39.95
- Between 1921 and 1962 the Melbourne suburb of Footscray had its
own local electric tramway system, operated by the Melbourne & Metropolitan
Tramways Board, providing purely local public transport to this working
class suburb. See enthusiast film of the last decade of its operation,
notably the unique single truck tramcars used.
- The Geelong Tramways $39.95
- See historic footage of Victorias forgotten tramway system
(1912-56). Victorias second city had the largest and best-run
of the states regional tramways, but it was the first to fall
to the tyranny of the motor omnibus.
- Just Trams in Melbourne 1972-2013 $39.95
- Observe the evolution of Melbourne trams from a traditional electric
street tramway into a modern transport system.
- Malcolm $10.00
- This charming 1986 classic comedy is the story of slow-witted Malcolm,
who loses his job as a tram conductor for building his own tram and
enters a life of crime.
- Melbourne by Tram Volume 1 $29.95
- Be taken on a journey through Melbournes suburbs in the last
decade of the twentieth century, travelling over four different routes.
Observe the sights from the viewpoint of the tram driver.
- Melbourne by Tram Volume 2 $29.95
- Experience Melbournes tramway system in Widescreen, featuring
the routes to Vermont South, Wattle Park, Docklands and St Kilda Beach,
not to forget the historic W class tramcars running on the City Circle
- The Outer Circle $50.00
(includes DVD and BluRay)
- The Outer Circle was a steam-era railway that traversed Melbournes
eastern suburbs in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This documentary
details a fascinating chapter in Melbournes history.
- Shooting Through $34.95
- Memories of the great days of trams in Sydney and Newcastle. An
enthusiasts dream as rare footage shows the extent of these
two massive tram systems that disappeared over five decades ago.
- Tramcar Tapestry $17.00
- See the streetcars of Adelaide travelling over twelve different
lines in their twilight years in brilliant digitally remastered colour
filmed by notable tramway enthusiast Keith Kings in 1956.
- The Tramways of Ballarat $28.50
- Trams in Victorias golden city from 1887 to 1971, and the
story of their preservation. This mix of archival and contemporary
footage shows a valuable part of urban history.
- Trolley Buses in Hobart $29.95
- For 33 years trolley buses provided a reliable and comfortable
form of public transport to the citizens of Hobart. Extensive use
is made of old film footage to relate the history of the system from
its opening in 1935 to eventual closure in 1968.
- VR Tramways in the 1950s $39.95
- Watch the dying days of Melbournes bayside electric street
railways. The two routes were a lingering reminder of the development
of the beachside suburbs between St Kilda and Beaumaris in the first
decades of the twentieth century.
- Wait Here for Trams Part I $34.50
- Wait Here for Trams Part II $34.50
nostalgic look at Brisbanes vanished electric trams and trolleybuses.
- Wellingtons Tramway System: Back in Business
- This DVD portrays the evolution of Wellingtons tramway system
from its early beginnings through to its closing in 1964 and the formation
of a working museum at Queen Elizabeth Park near Paekakariki.
- Whispering Death $39.90
- The story of Brisbanes lost trolley bus system. Whisper quiet,
the trolley buses served Brisbane and its hilly suburbs, before they
fell foul of changing fashions in public transport.