We Have Trams in Surry Hills

“This would never happen in Melbourne”, I heard someone say, with disdain, to his friend. I then watched him look around the carriage with a general “sneer”. “Clearly they were from Melbourne, and clearly they were tram nerds”, I thought to myself. What was the issue? There was a slight delay in the doors opening. […]

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Melbourne Needs Hills

“Ding Ding”. I smiled when I heard the familiar sound of a tram. After a long absence, light rail (trams) will soon return more prominently to the streets of Sydney. Although we’ve had them for a while around the casino and the Inner West, they’ve been absent for decades from the main CBD, and around […]

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Surry Hills Light Rail Update

They’ve been “testing” the new light rail (trams) in Surry Hills for about three months now. Though infrequent at the beginning, I live close enough to the tracks to notice the “ding ding” sounds have become more frequent. At night, sometimes they’ve been as regular as every ten to fifteen minutes. The rumble of the […]

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