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Australian Railway History Magazine October 2017 Back Issue

View Reviews   |   Write Review Only €4.99 Australian Railway History is the bulletin of the Australian Railway Historical Society. Published every month, each issue of the magazine contains:

• Latest research
• Full length articles on historical railways
• Historical and recent photographs

If you are a railway enthusiast and interested in the history of this important mode of transportation then this is the magazine for you. Download your copy today.

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Australian Railway History  |  October 2017  


October marks the Centenary of the opening of the standard gauge Trans-Australian Railways between Port Augusta and Kalgoorlie and a range of commemorative events will mark the occasion. John Beckhaus and Ross Willson describe the construction of the line, the locomotives and rolling stock procured for its operation and the train operations up to 1920.
Part 2 of David Matheson’s account of the evolution ‘From Steam to Diesel and Electric’ locomotives provides an in-depth account of the transformation that occurred on the Tasmanian, South Australian, Commonwealth and New South Wales Railways between 1955 and 1974. It is illustrated with photographs form the ARHSnsw Railway Resource Centre archives.
A short Explorer article on the NSW Government Railways Administrative Building at 509 Pitt Street and a review of the book Byways of Steam 31 conclude the issue.
Australian Railway History is the bulletin of the Australian Railway Historical Society. Published every month, each issue of the magazine contains:

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• Historical and recent photographs

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Highly recommended Ozzie Railway History Mag

Anyone interested in Australian Railway history, this is a well produced, and high quality mag. My great grandfather helped built many of these railways in late 19C. Reviewed Thursday, November 22, 2018

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