OCTOBER 2005 long weekend "TRAINFEST IN CASINO"
The Casino Miniature Railway (5”&71/4”) issues an invitation to all to this great event. Big trains meet little trains! A feature of this years event is an HO model of old Casino! The track to the Old Casino station will be in be in festival mode hauling loads of visitors along the 2KM miniature branch line to our “Junction” with the standard gauge at Old Casino and the preserved station. Special night runs on our track and accommodation at the station or in our MAL sleeping car will be available to visiting train owners. Many enthusiasts will take the opportunity to for an extended Labour Day weekend extravaganza exploring the far North Coast and Brisbane traveling behind 3801 to Casino.
DETAILS;"The Border Mail" with 3801 and 4908". (See 3801 Limited website for bookings)
Sydney - Taree - Casino - Brisbane - Casino - Taree - Sydney. Thursday the 29th Sept to Tues 4th October 2005.
Thursday - Depart Sydney behind 3801 at 6.30am to Taree. Overnight at Taree. Friday - 3801 from Taree to Casino. Overnight Casino. Saturday - enjoy a coach tour of Casino and surrounds. Overnight Casino. Sunday - 4908 from Casino to Brisbane and return. Overnight Casino. Monday - 3801 from Casino to Taree. Overnight at Taree. Tuesday - 3801 from Taree to Sydney.
On Saturday and Sunday 3801 will be operating shuttles for the locals from Casino to Rappville and Kyogle.