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The Ararat railway centenary

Lorna L. Banfield

The Ararat railway centenary

a history of the Ballarat to Ararat railway and lineside guide

by Lorna L. Banfield

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Published by Australian Railway Historical Society, Victorian Division in [Melbourne] .
Written in English

  • Australia,
  • Victoria.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Australia -- Victoria.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby L. Banfield, K. W. Turton [and] R. K. Whitehead ; edited by R. K. Whitehead.
      ContributionsTurton, Keith W., joint author., Whitehead, R. K., joint author.
      LC ClassificationsTF122.V5 B36
      The Physical Object
      Pagination60 p. :
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4945441M
      ISBN 100858490188
      LC Control Number76373149

      ARARAT - Victorian Railways Railway history is the study of the history of rail transportation. Rail transportation methods include trains, trams, monorails and wagonways. Including systems with man or horse power, and tracks or guides made of stone or wood, the history of rail transport dates back as far as the ancient Greeks.

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The Ballarat service is the second busiest service in Victoria (behind Geelong) carrying million Current operator(s): V/Line. Facilities. Ararat has two platform faces. The full length standard gauge platform is on the north side with broad gauge trains using a bay platform on the south side.

There is a railway grade crossing approximately metres east of the station to allow the broad gauge to continue east towards Beaufort and Ballarat, while the standard gauge heads south towards on: Birdwood Avenue, Ararat.

Train buffs will delight in this fascinating collection of railway history memorabilia and a working model train. The museum’s display is a reminder of the important role the railway played in shaping the region.

Open Friday and Sunday pm. Ararat Railway Station, 91 High Street, Ararat 03 A plaque commemorates the centenary of the opening of the railway from Melbourne to Ararat in Another link in the chain of railway communication throughout the colony has been added by the completion of the Ballarat and Ararat Railway, the opening of which was celebrated by a demostration at Ararat on Tuesday.

The Ararat railway centenary: a history of the Ballarat to The Ararat railway centenary book railway and lineside guide / by L. Banfield, K.W. Turton [and] R.K. Whitehead ; edited by R.K. Whitehead but I'm not sure if the book has much information on the coaling tower itself.

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Transport and infrastructure minister Barnaby Joyce was joined by Victorian transport minister Jacinta Allan and federal member for Wannon Dan Tehan to inspect the railway on Monday, almost two decades. Ararat Railway Heritage Society president Alan Butt boarded one of the new V/ Locity trains at the Ararat Railway Station this week.

Yesterday marked 10 years to the day since passenger rail travel returned to Ararat and to celebrate the occasion outgoing Member for Ripon Joe Helper will host a celebration at the Ararat Railway Station : SAM SHALDERS.

"Fifty years is a long time in anyone’s language, especially if you spend 50 years working for the one employer," she said.

"I would like to pay tribute today to a great icon of Victoria’s railways, Jim Richardson, who retired recently as V/Line service manager in Maryborough." "Jim was just 16 years old when he was offered his first job working at the Birchip railway station unloading Followers:The Maryborough-Avoca-Ararat railway: a brief history / by Keith W.

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Description. There were three main ”Railway Centenaries” celebrated between the two World Wars. Inthe London & North Eastern Railway held the “The Railway Centenary” celebrating the opening of the Stockton & Darligton inwhich it claimed as its ancestor (albeit by “marriage” in ) and implying that it was the “First Railway In The World” which it was not.

Ararat Railway Station has suffered a considerable drop in customer satisfaction in the RACV’s ‘On Track’ survey. The station recorded a score of out of 10 in but fell to in The only western Victoria regional station to fare worse in the survey was at Warrnambool, which dropped points out of Author: Rex Martinich.

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