Tag Archives: Newcastle Rail Line

The Newcastle Railway will stay for the moment, as supporters celebrate.

Great news to have a Supreme Court injunction granted to stop the Government and Hunter Development Corporation  acting to sneakily remove the railway tracks and develop the corridor. Well done Save our Rail. James Ryan By JACOB SAULWICK Dec. 24, 2014, 3:59 p.m. The NSW government will be unable to remove railway tracks through the centre of Newcastle for the

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Cessnock residents catch the “last train” to Newcastle Statio

On Friday 19th December a  group of Cessnock residents caught a symbolic ‘last train” to Newcastle Station. The NSW Government will ‘truncate’ the service after Christmas Day and no trains will travel to Newcastle Station after that then. Beginning by catching a bus in Cessnock  to Maitland Railway Station (passenger train services to Cessnock ceased in 1972)  and then a

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