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Yarra Trams: Preston Workshop Upgrade

Yarra Trams: Preston Workshop Upgrade

The state of Victoria’s former Labor Government funded an $800 million Tram Procurement Program which includes new trams, new infrastructure and other upgrades, to improve the accessibility,capacity and reliability of Melbourne’s tram network.

As part of the programme two Melbourne depots were upgraded to ensure they are sufficiently equipped to meet changing maintenance requirements. Included in this was the $190 million upgrade to Melbourne’s Preston Tram Workshop 

Ahead of Depot Upgrades and Workshop Modernisation 2017 we take a look at Melbourne’s biggest tram depot redevelopment - completed earlier this year - and explore the new integrated innovation’s that have increased safety and capacity.