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Karachi W-11 bus now a star attraction at Melbourne museum

AUSTRALIA: Known to be one of Karachi’s star attraction "Karachi W11" has now rightfully taken its place as a permanent exhibit at the Melbourne Museum of Australia. Resting in the workshop was an old, somewhat rusty, metal structure that had been running on Melbourne tracks since 1978. After 28 years of serving commuters, the tram was due to retire in 2006. According to SBS report, Wajid Ali and his fellow craftsmen worked tirelessly for months to add the “Pakistani touch” to the seemingly lifeless tram. Melbourne…

Travolta donates his Qantas plane to Australia museum

SYDNEY: Hollywood star John Travolta has donated his "beloved" Boeing 707 plane to an Australian aviation museum and is aiming to be part of the crew to deliver the vintage aircraft. Made for Qantas Airways in 1964, the "Saturday Night Fever" heartthrob and qualified pilot acquired the jet when Australia's national carrier retired it more than 30 years later. "It gives me great pleasure to make this exciting historical announcement that my beloved Boeing 707 aircraft has been donated to the Historical Aircraft…