1888 - 1926
In May 1888, the Tramway was officially opened by the Governor, Sir William Des Voeux. The wooden tram's haulage system was powered by coal fired steam boilers.


1926 - 1948
An electrically-powered haulage gear system replaced steam power and the tramcar could now carry 52 passengers.


1948 - 1959
After the war, a 62 seat, all-metal tramcar was introduced to meet the increasing demand of the local population.


1959 - 1989
To protect passengers from the weather, a fully enclosed, lightweight, all-aluminum tramcar with 72 seats was put in service.


1989 - present
A significant modernisation of the system was undertaken, introducing microprocessor-control technology and brand new tramcars carrying 120 passengers.

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