Pete’s Hobby Railway… as filmed by others!

The greater majority of the photographic images that have appeared in the various Progress and other Reports on this web page have originated from your truly. All this was to change last October! Two “outsiders” visited Pete’s Hobby Railway and have since released videos on to YouTube of what they saw.

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Torque July 6, 2018 – Four Pages of Coverage

The July 6, 2018 issue of Your Local Weekly Torque featured a massive FOUR pages (out of 16) of coverage of Pete’s Hobby Railway. Kieren Tilly, the “Torque Big Wheel” attended the Grand Opening of the new 1915-style Unattended Waiting Shed that has been constructed on Loftus Station platform. The front cover featured a photo …

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Jenny Archdall from Win News Riverina reports on the Opening of the new Waiting Shed at Pete's Hobby Railway

Win News Riverina covers Waiting Shed Opening

Win News Riverina visited Pete’s Hobby Railway on the morning of our new Waiting Shed opening (Saturday June 30, 2018) and aired a short news item about it on Monday, July 2, 2018. Nicholas, our Events Co-ordinator, and Peter, as Owner of Pete’s Hobby Railway, were both interviewed and footage of some of Peter’s friends …

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Peter's lifetime of transporting travels from Sydney to Junee Junee Southern Cross Cover, July 5, 2018

Peter brings love of railways to his home

The July 5, 2018 issue of the Junee Southern Cross featured Pete’s Hobby Railway three times. First was a “News Headline Banner” on the 4-page wrap around advertising feature for the paper’s new Digital Subscriptions. Then the the Featured Image on the regular Front Page showcased Peter standing in front of the Perry Steam Locomotive …

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Rhythm n Rail festival's special guest Track+Signal May-July 2018

Rhythm n Rail festival’s special guest

The May-July 2018 issue of Track + Signal reported that former Deputy Prime Minister and avowed railway enthusiast Tim Fischer called in to “a private railway in southern NSW Riverina town of Junee” on Friday March 9, 2018. That “private railway” was Pete’s Hobby Railway 😉 Mr Fischer was in Junee to officially to launch …

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Wagga Weekly features “Train Spotting at Pete’s Hobby Railway”

The Wagga Weekly’s February 9, 2018 issue, had a full page feature highlighting a selection of events occurring over the 2018 Junee Rhythm n Rail Festival. Pete’s Hobby Railway was one of these events, with a section entitled, “Train Spotting at Pete’s Hobby Railway”. You can view the article below. Other Rhythm n Rail events …

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Extract from Page 15 of Narrow Gauge World, June 2017

Narrow Gauge World mentions Pete’s Hobby Railway

The July 2017 (Issue 122) edition of Narrow Gauge World contains a brief mention of Pete’s Hobby Railway on Page 15. The image included with the article shows the Hunslet breaking the formal ribbon during during our Grand Opening Celebrations. We’ve attached a scan of Page 15 in its’ entirety plus a larger scan of …

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Page 208 of the Spring 2017 Issue of Central West Lifestyle magazine

One-Track Mind – Central West Lifestyle Magazine

Pete’s Hobby Railway was featured in Volume 18,the Spring 2017 edition, of Central West Lifestyle magazine in an article entitled “one-track mind” This issue highlighted various attractions in and around Coolamon and Junee. The article covering Pete’s Hobby Railway was “the last word” feature item, appearing as the last article of the issue, on the …

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