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ONY Hallam has been re-elected president of the Mary Valley Heritage Rail association, at a surprisingly peaceful annual general meeting on Wednesday night.
About 45 MVHR members attended the meeting at Old Gympie Railway Station to vote for new officials, with all candidates elected unopposed.
The meeting put a full stop at the end of a troubled year that saw the organisation come close to financial and operational disaster.
Mr Hallam described flood, track and political troubles during the year as "the best of times (and) the worst of times".
He and general manager Jim Walker reported to members on a year that started well, with a "bounce" in ticket sales.
But even this was not up to 2010 passenger levels.
And that was before floods, rains and track problems turned the year into a nightmare.
In addition to Mr Hallam, Peter Alder was re-elected vice president and Len Tyle was made secretary.
John Flynn, Col Huddy and Bernie Watson were elected to the committee.
This article first appeared on www.gympietimes.com.au
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