Event: FULL STEAM AHEAD – October long weekend Newcastle Station and Foreshore

Newcastle City Steam Weekend - October Long WeekendWhen/Where: Sat 4th, Sun 5th, Mon 6th October 2014. 10 am – 4 pm at Newcastle Railway Station and Foreshore.

Steam train welcome: Save Our Rail will be at Newcastle Station at 11.00 a.m. next Saturday, 4th October to GREET AND WELCOME trains STEAMING INTO NEWCASTLE.

The “Newcastle City Steam Weekend” is being run by Heritage Express. There are two Steam Train Rides available on Saturday, five on Sunday and three on Monday. Timetables, details and tickets at http://www.heritageexpress.com.au/pages/tours-events/2014-10-003-SPEV.htm

Information stall and foreshore picnic: The welcome of the first steam train on Saturday will be followed by the delivery of information and family picnic on the foreshore, with a positive message of hope now that a Parliamentary Inquiry is under way. It should be the means for the government to gain a different perspective enabling it to overturn decisions based on misleading advice. The information stall and picnic will continue over the 3 days of the long weekend.

RAIL SUPPORTERS – YOUR HELP IS NEEDED! If you can volunteer to man the stall, hand out flyers, collect donations, please contact Kim on 0407 919 807.