Picton Railway Station 150th Anniversary 30th June 2013

  hellraiser Chief Train Controller

Location: Newcastle, NSW
I noticed next Sunday 30/06/13 Trainworks are running shuttle runs from Thirlmere to Picton in relation to the 150th Anniversary of Picton Station, push/pull with 2705 and Diesel.

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  Valvegear Oliver Bullied, CME

Location: Richmond Vic
Speaking as a Mexican, I have been through Picton station many times, and it has to be one of the most picturesque stations I have ever seen.
  SJB Deputy Commissioner

Location: Sydney, NSW
I took the opportunity to attend today's event and found it quite enjoyable. The weather proved a drastic improvement over conditions in Sydney.

Sunday 30th of June saw 2705, assisted by veteran diesel locomotive 4490 performing shuttle trips between Thirlmere and Picton on the Southern Highlands Line to mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of Picton Railway Station.

2705 also celebrates its 100th anniversary this year (2013) being built by the Hunslet Engine Company, Leeds in 1913.

  hellraiser Chief Train Controller

Location: Newcastle, NSW
Video of 2705 & 4490 on the 30th June 2013




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