Thursday, August 14, 2014

Richmond Vale Railway Museum

17th August 2014 Centenary of Coal.

Richmond Vale Preservation Co-Operative Society Ltd is celebrating Centenary of Coal.Gates open at 9.30 am with first train ride at 10.00 am then starting again at 1.00pm last train 3.00 pm. Gates closing at 4.00pm.Official ceremony 11.30 to 12.30.Demonstration of haulage of non-air coal wagons and other historic rail vehicles.Guided tours of the Richmond Main site and Mining MuseumDisplay by Mines Rescue. Road haulage vehicles and mining machinery.Rides on the miniature railway.Come and help us celebrate100 years since the first train load of coal left Richmond Main and travelled via railway to Minmi and on to Hexham.Entry Fees Apply. No bookings required.For more information check web site or ring 02 4001 0197