Trains arrived in Young 25 years after the gold rush began in 1860. Surveyors set the tracks on the longest level ground in the town; the public school, Temperance & Masonic Halls and Congregational Church 'in the road' were demolished. The station is a perfect example of the High Victorian era, when the state was [...]
The historic Railway Station is no longer in use, however it has been restored and lovingly maintained by the Grenfell Lions Club. The site features rail history as well as a great picnic area to relax and take a break. The dump site is close by for your motorhome or caravan and there are toilets [...]
Kelly Reserve is located on the Newell Highway in Parkes and is the perfect spot to take a picnic breakfast inder the covered BBQ area with picnic facilities, play equipment for the kids and an idyllic view of Bushman's dam and wildlife. 3075 'S' Class steam locomotive stands as a memorial of the magnificent contribution [...]
The Gundagai Railway station was built in 1885 and was officially declared open for public use on the 1st June, 1886. First services along the new branch line were the service contractor trains and then as the line was officially opened up to Gundagai, passengers and mail/freight were allowed to be added to the train [...]
The original station building was erected way back in 1891; The Yass Railway Museum is home to the steam locomotive 1307 and NSW’s shortest platform, it also exhibits a host of railway memorabilia housed in the original station, boasting static displays of original period steam engines, carriages and goods vans.