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Official site for Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Dates: 20 Sep 2014
Address: Echuca Railway Station, Sturt Street, Echuca, Victoria 3564
Mobile: 0419 506 254
Email: email@example.comWeb: steamrail.com.au/tours.php
This year Echuca celebrates 150 Years of Rail. In 1864 the railway line was extended from Bendigo to Echuca, connecting the town and the riverboat trade directly to Victoria's capital city, Melbourne.Steamrail Victoria will run short shuttle trips throughout the day, but get in quick if you wish to be on the celebratory train that will arrive at the station at approximately 10:30am. The train re-enacting the arrival of the first train 150 years ago will be met by the fanfare of special dignitaries, Echuca Federal Band, local steam traction engines and vintage cars.Echuca Historical Society will host a train/rail photographic exhibition, release a commemorative booklet and unveil a plaque. Esma Turner will also have her book "Bendigo to Murray River Railway" available for sale.
Content: Port of Echuca Discovery Centre
This is a free event.
Celebrations for this momentous occasion will be held on Saturday 20 September 2014 at the Echuca Railway Station from 10am to 11.30am the highlight will be the arrival of Steamrail Victoria's K153 & R761 Class Locomotives.
Saturday, 2010:00amEvent runs from 10am to 11:30am
For more information on the '150 Years of Rail to Echuca' celebrations please contact Margaret Hart on 0419 506 254 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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