The History of Trams at the Nedlands Library

Wham, bam – it’s the history of trams!

All aboard! Find out how tramlines put Nedlands on the map at a free event on March 1.


1st March 2018


Nedlands Library, 60-64 Stirling Highway, Nedlands.

Event Details:

David Brown, from the Perth Electric Tramway Society, will share his fascination with this mode of transport and its impact on the community at Nedlands Library from 10.30am-11.30am.

Broadway was originally designed to accommodate traffic alongside the new tramline through the bush from Subiaco to the Nedlands Baths while other lines went along the Perth-Fremantle Road and around Mounts Bay Road.

David is a motorman on the Whiteman Park trams and author of the 2010 book Tracks by the Swan, a comprehensive history of the Perth trams and trolley buses.

Bookings essential at

Nedlands Library is at 60-64 Stirling Highway, Nedlands.