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Series VPRS 16275
Free Passes For Rail Travel Files
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Date Range: Series 1880 - cont
  Series in Custody 1880 - 2007
  Contents 1880 - 2007
Public Access: Part Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1880 - 1884 Department of Railways 2 VA 2965
1884 - 1983 Victorian Railways (also Victorian Railways Commissioners 1883-1973, Victorian Railways Board 1973-1983) VA 2876
1983 - 1989 Metropolitan Transit Authority VA 1044
1989 - 2003 Public Transport Corporation VA 2984
2003 - 2008 Department of Infrastructure VA 3971
2008 - cont Department of Transport II VA 4853
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2008 - cont Department of Transport II VA 4853
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    Refer to the consignment details to retrieve items of interest.

  • Function / Content
    This series documented the establishment of free rail passes initially for Parliamentarians. Later, as other free passes were introduced, more types of passes and policies were described. Passes included: Gold passes, life passes, veterans passes, employee passes (Employee Free Travel Authority), and retired employee passes (Retired Employee Travel Authority). This series also has information on policies on one-off free passes such as interstate travel or inter-governmental passes.

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1880 - 1997 Open 4
P0002 1904 - 2007 Closed 4
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