STEAM TRAIN RIDES IN THE HUNTER VALLEY NSW.
The Richmond Vale Railway Museum is a volunteer non-profit organization, formed in 1979 with the aim of preserving the Railway and Mining Heritage of J&A Brown and the Hunter Valley.
The R.V.R.M. is located in the old Richmond Main Colliery site, Main Road 135, Leggett's Drive, Richmond Vale 4kms south of Kurri Kurri in the Hunter Valley, N.S.W.
The R.V.R.M. runs trains first three Sundays of each month and every Sunday during School Holidays. Gates open at 10am and close at 4pm.
17th August 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 Museum
Display 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
Entry Fees, Special Events, Timetables and Locomotives may be subject to alteration or cancellation without notice.