Melbourne’s iconic W Class trams are up for sale after retiring from the tracks, bargain price of just $1,000

Two old green and yellow trams in a row inside a large warehouse.A piece of Melbourne’s history is up for sale and it can be yours for the bargain price of just $1,000.

There are 237 trams enjoying their retirement at the Newport Railway Workshops and 134 of these will be put up for sale.

The price is set at $1,000 for private buyers and businesses, plus the cost of transport and relocation.

But VicTrack spokesman James O’Brien said these Melbourne icons would be free for not-for-profit groups including schools and local governments.

“We’ll be covering the cost of those and the transport and relocation cost,” he said.

via Melbourne’s iconic W Class trams are up for sale after retiring from the tracks – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)