Metro’s vintage Australian streetcars are headed to St. Louis. The streetcars can no longer be used here because Seattle's modern streetcars run on a lower profile using electronic controls.
The streetcars were once used on the George Benson Waterfront Streetcar Line, a corridor that was destroyed to make room for the Olympic Sculpture Park.
Metro can no longer use the Melbourne trolleys because Seattle’s modern streetcars run on a lower profile using electronic controls.
The cars are to be used on the Delmar Loop Trolley, a 2.2-mile heritage trolley line in St. Louis.