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Light Railways 255 (June 2017)

John Dennis
 

Light Railways 255 has been sent to the printer. The June 2017 issue has as its main article the continuation of Ian McNeil's Clarence Breakwater story - now up to part 3.

To give you all a chance to plan attendance at meetings, the details are:

ADELAIDE: “History of light railways in SA”
A sketchy history of light railways in South Australia. News of light rail matters will be welcome from any member. Intending participants would be well advised to contact Les Howard on 8278
3082 or by email lfhoward@..., since accommodation is limited.
Location: 1 Kindergarten Drive, Hawthorndene.
Date: Thursday 1 June 2017 at 7.30 pm

BRISBANE: “Early Indonesian light railways”
Ross Sadler will present on early Indonesian rail and the Luttermollers working under their own steam.
Location: BCC Library, 107 Orange Grove Road, Coopers Plains.
Date: Friday 16 June 2017 at 7:30pm

MELBOURNE: “Balkans railways”
Peter Evans will describe some railway aspects of his recent visit to the Balkans with emphasis on the world-class railway museum at Ljubljana in Slovenia.
Location: Ashburton Uniting Church Hall, Ashburn Grove, Ashburton.
Date: Thursday 8 June 2017 at 8:00 pm

SYDNEY: “AGM and Sydney industrial tramways”
June is the month for the AGM, which as usual will not take up too much of the member’s time. Over many years Sydney’s suburban area was a host to many industrial tramways, serving a variety of industrial undertakings, quarries etc. A photographic presentation will explore and examine these long forgotten tramway systems.
Location: Woodstock Community Centre, Church Street, Burwood. Free Council car park behind building (entry via Fitzroy Street) or close-by street parking. Only 10 minutes easy walk from Burwood railway station.
Date: Wednesday, 28 June 2017 at 7:30pm

John Dennis