W7 1029 in Albert Road 1980. Photo Greg Fitzgerald.
W7 1029 is moved into the workshop - Photo Paul Mong 12-2-2020.
W7's 1029 and 1030 meet at the intersection of Spring and Bourke St Melbourne with the Victorian Parliament House in the background. Photo Dave Macartney c1969.
||Body frame built by Ansair Industries, Essendon Airport and completed by Preston Workshops.
||Bogie, drop-centre combination
||MMTB No. 15 and fitted with resilient wheels
||28" nominally (700mm)
||17.5 tons (17.7 tonnes)
||General Electric 247
||MMTB RC2 (Remote Control built by the MMTB)
||Westinghouse Self-Lapping Drivers Brake Valve - Type W
||General Electric MLA1
||Entered Service after construction at Preston Workshops
||Head and tail-lights fitted
||Received a 01 (the highest level) overhaul
||Painted in The Met livery
||Transferred to Newport Workshops East block for storage
||Transferred by VicTrack to the Museum's Bungaree facility along with tram SW5 836.
||Transferred to the Museum's new workshop facility at Bungaree with work on repairing and repainting to a serviceable condition commenced.
Car history information provided by Geoff Warburton
Ballarat Tramway Museum Inc. - PO Box 632 Ballarat Vic 3353 Australia - firstname.lastname@example.org - phone +61 3 5334 1580. A0031819K