Former NSW Heritage Officer opens narrow gauge garden line As appeared in Railway Herald, Issue 537 Page 37

Former NSW Heritage Officer opens narrow gauge garden line

Leon Oberg, was a guest at the Grand Opening of Pete’s Hobby Railway and he wrote a story about the day for the Railway Herald, a UK based publication and this appeared on Page 37 of Issue 537. He says “…it marked the grand opening of what many would describe as the ultimate garden railway” …

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Private railway ready for action. Wagga Weekend Advertiser. February 04, 2017. Page 4

Private railway ready for action, Wagga Weekend Advertiser

The Wagga Weekend Advertiser published an article on Page 4 of the Saturday February 4, 2017 edition announcing that Pete’s Hobby Railway was “…ready for action” The Grand Opening of Pete’s Hobby Railway was not a secretive affair (after all it was announced in the local papers days prior to the event), but it was …

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2016-3087: a weak sun emerged from behind the clouds for a few minutes, allowing me to grab a couple of photos in sunlight!

Light Railways Magazine, October 2016

Pete’s Hobby Railway is mentioned in Issue 251 (October 2016) of Light Railways, the bi-monthly magazine of the Light Railway Research of Australia Inc. The brief article spans pages 36 and 37, with Page 37 featuring our current “hero” shot of the Hunslet, Ruston and the restored “Guards Carriage” sitting on the small section of …

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‘Old-fashioned engineering’ alive and well

The October-December 2016 issue (Vol 20, No 4) of Track + Signal magazine has a three page article, written by Leon Oberg, entitled “‘Old-fashioned engineering’ alive and well” that covers the restoration work K & H Ainsworth Engineering performed on the Hunslet steam locomotive, Ruston diesel and carriage. For Ken Ainsworth the exercise was simply …

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