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|Location||Bylands, Victoria, Australia|
The Tramway Museum Society of Victoria Incorporated (also known as the TMSV) owns (and formerly operated) a large collection of trams from Melbourne, Ballarat, Geelong, Adelaide, and Sydney as well as preserved buses and other work vehicles.
The TMSV was founded in 1962 with the aim of establishing an operational tramway museum. It was believed at this time that Melbourne would follow the other tram systems in Australia and abandon its tram system, which was one of the main reasons for founding the museum. In 1970, the former Station Masters residence on the now closed Bylands railway station situated on the Heathcote Junction to Bendigo railway line, was purchased. The surrounding railway precinct was leased the following year to with the goal to establish a "transport museum". The lease was purchased outright in the mid-1980s.
The museum has 1 km (1 mi) of electric track, which was previously a part of the Heathcote Junction to Bendigo railway line. The museum initially operated a horse tramway, utilising restored and recreated horse tramway carriages. Electric tram services commenced in the mid 1980's and operated until 2009. The Tramway Heritage Centre currently operates as a static museum, due to the museum losing its accreditation to operate vehicles in 2009.
The museum also has a tramway electric supply substation, two running sheds, an exhibition shed/workshop - that was used as part of the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880, various buildings for the storage of un-restored trams, cable tram cars, motor vehicles and a visitors centre.
List of trams on Public Display
L 101, W 220, W1 427, W2 509, W2 568, W2 643, SW2 644, W2 646, W2 650, W3 667, W4 673, SW5 739, W5 782, W5 795, SW5 840, SW6 887, SW6 902, W6 996, W7 1001, X1 467, X2 680, Y 612, Z1 5, PCC 980, Malcolm tram from the movie Malcolm
MMTB works trams 
Other Victorian Trams
The Tramway Museum Society of Victoria publishes a quarterly newsletter, Running Journal.
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