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South Maitland Railways (Ascr-Smr) Reference
South Maitland Railways (Ascr-Smr) Reference
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South Maitland Railways (ASCR-SMR)

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Product No.: ASCR-SMR
Title: South Maitland Railways
Author(s): Attenborough, Peter
Illustrator(s): N/A
Publisher: Eveleigh Press
ISBN: 1876568135
Condition: New
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: None
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Year: 2001

Features: 128 Pages with Black/White Photos.

Chronicles the last days of steam operations of the South Maitland Railways Pty Ltd, the operator of the last major privately run steam-hauled railway in Australia. Details a history of the development of the coal mining industry and the various railway companies established to transport their output, the operations of the SMR from the mid-1960's until the SRA takeover in1983, the SRA workings and the current status of the fleet of SMR 10 class tank engines. Also provides a detailed description of the types of locomotives employed, the facilities at East Greta Junction, train operations, passenger services, ticketing, rollingstock ,safeworking, etc.

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