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Preserving the Railway and Mining Heritage of J & A Brown and the Hunter Valley.

Richmond Vale Railway Museum


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.

Richmond Vale Railway Museum


Saturday the 9th of August. Pits and Pubs tour.

Join Hunter Valley history guru Ed Tonks, as he takes you for a tour around the Hunter valley's coalfields.

The coach leaves Richmond Vale Railway Museum at 9am. The tour travels to sites in Lorne, Telarah, Heddin Greta, Weston, Neath. We stop for lunch at The Australia hotel Cessnock. After lunch it's then onto Bellbird, Paxton and Ellalong to name but a few.

Later in the afternoon the tour will arrive at Pelaw main colliery and then travel by train back to Richmond main Colliery, for a tour of the colliery site and afternoon tea.

The tour will conclude around 4pm.

Tickets cost $70 per person.

Tickets are available from the Kurri Kurri Visitor Information Centre

199 Lang st Kurri Kurri. Phone (02) 49361909 Email twh@kurrikurri.com