Light Railways No.215 was packed last Friday night and posted on Saturday. Copies should start arriving today.
With this issue is notification of two forthcoming tours. The first is in central Victoria, the second in southern Tasmania:
Wombats, Whiskey and Iron Tour - 13/14 November, to Lal Lal blast furnace, Dunnstown whiskey distillery site, Barkstead and Anderson's tramway, and Henderson's tramway at Woodburn. Staying overnight at Daylesford, with barbecue dinner and train ride provided by the Central Highlands Railway.
Southern Forests Tour - Geeveston to Cockle Creek 18-21 February 2011.
This will start with a book launch and dinner in Hobart on Friday evening, then visit Geeveston and points south to Cockle Creek, including a visit to the Ida Bay Railway.
Also included is the first details of the LRRSA Fiftieth Anniversary Dinner which is scheduled for Saturday night 7 May, probably followed by a visit to Walhalla on the following day. We are proposing to have a National Conference on Saturday 7 May to be attended by LRRSA office bearers and members with interests in the future directions of the LRRSA. Most of the 7 May activities are expected to be in the Belgrave area of Victoria.
A minor update of the website has also been made with details of LR215, and the latest issue of Narrow Gauge Downunder.