From the Maitland Mercury re[port:
A man with a passion for old trains – and his wife who has no interest in them – have teamed up to arrange an excursion in an old red rattler to raise money for Maitland Palliative Care.
Trish Short and her husband Rodney from Telarah are inviting people to take a step back in time on a Rail Motor Society trip from Maitland to Cessnock and back on Saturday, March 19.
Mr Short will be driving the train – and he has all the qualifications to do so.
He was a train driver for many years, he is also vice-president of the Rail Motor Society.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, March 6, 2016.