Steamrail Weekender to Maldon Victoria (July 31st to August 2nd)
Vietnam Tour - Travelling by private train on the legendary Reunification Express
QPSR Troop Train
Stunning views on a retro rail trip
Garratt coming to Southern States in 2015
The Outer Circle Line comes to ACMI Melbourne
Australasian Rail Industry Awards Website launched & Dates announced
Geelong & Ballarat Rail 150 – April 2012
Rail Revival Alliance to meet with Louise Staley Member for Ripon
The Geelong Ballarat rail line was officially opened on 10th April 1862. This line was built to a high standard by the Victorian Railways, with double track provided throughout, stone station buildings at all of the initial stations, a number of stone bridges for roads that crossed the line, and the 1,450-foot (440 m) Moorabool Viaduct over the river of the same name. This line remained the only way from Ballarat to Melbourne until 1889 when the current direct line was completed.
Official ceremony and dinner, heritage trains, coach tours, displays and events along the line including Bannockburn, Lethbridge, Meredith, Lal Lal, Yendon, Navigators and Ballarat.
A comprehensive program is available is the Railpage Calendar Section. http://www.railpage.com.au/calendar/
Enquiries: Michael Menzies, President, Geelong and South Western Rail Heritage Society Inc
5221 5342 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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