Railway Club of the New Forest

  Railway Club of the New Forest 

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September 25th 2020                                                                                                           (click on the arrows to see more photos)                            

                                             Dave Peel  presents   "Preserved Railways in Australia "

Dave Peel lived in Perth, Western Australia (WA)  in 1984  and travelled extensively within the country. Hence most sites of railway interest were seen that year; subsequent visits only providing a small number of additional venues.

There are several active preserved tourist lines, notably the Zig-Zag line; Cairns – Kuranda; Puffing Billy and Pichi-Richi in the eastern states, along with the Hotham Valley (in WA) and the Don River (in Tasmania).

Aditionally there are museums in Melbourne and Perth, with working depots at Thirlmere, Cowra, Mount Barker and Peterborough. Keen volunteers travel long distances to keep operations going!


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