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Join the 7.21am Intercity Train from Central to Broadmeadow due at 9.47am to join the Coach departing at 10.00am to transfer to the Newcastle University’s Auchmuty Library for a very special presentation of recent railway image acquisitions and historic movie footage from the University’s archives, arranged by Greg Anderson. Ed tonks will again be giving a commentary on the showing. Refreshments will be served on arrival. Transfer then to the Newcastle Harbourside for Lunch at leisure at 12.30pm from the variety of food outlets along the wharf precinct. Board the recently restored replica of the ‘William IV’ Paddle Wheeler for a cruise around Newcastle Harbour noting the various shipping movements and activities around the harbour foreshore. Rejoin our coach at 4.00pm to travel to the Newcastle Beach Terminus of the Newcastle Tram for the return trip to the Newcastle Interchange to connect with the Intercity service to Sydney at 4.53pm, due to arrive at Central at 7.33pm.
Tour cost includes coach transfers, your William IV cruise and a donation to the Special Project Fund at the University.
Use your Opal Card for Rail and Tram travel.
Book early, as positions are limited
Mail Booking to ARHS Tours P.O. Box 206 ALEXANDRIA NSW 1435 or Book On Line
Book in person at ARHS Book Shops at Grand Concourse Central Station & 5 Henderson Rd Alexandria
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