An excellent read for anyone interested in the past and possible future for steam. Full of facts and statistics the statements are well backed up and interesting to read.
Ida Bay Railway Australia’s most southern most railway is virtually unknown. Technically it’s a tramway built in the 1890’s to take limestone out to the waiting ships in the port. It runs from Ida Bay (south of Southport, Tasmania) to Deep Hole which has a mile long secluded …
A scenic canter to Warrnambool with West Coast Rail and their magnificent R-Class locomotive R-711.
A trip on the delightful VGR, which is still going strong.
The now defunct South Gippsland Railway has some beautiful scenery. Maybe one day it will run again.
A short break to visit historic Kerang and Yackandandra in Victoria.