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Sydney-Perth Rail Link : September-2014
Sydney-Perth Rail Link : September-2014

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

A plaque commemorates the inauguration of passenger train services on the standard gauge railway line linking Sydney and Perth.

Location

Address:Eddy Avenue, Central Railway Station (Platform 1), Haymarket, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.882868
Long: 151.205712
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 23rd February, 1970
Front Inscription
THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED BY
HIS EXCELLENCY THE RIGHT-HONOURABLE
SIR PAUL HASLUCK G.C.M. G., ST., J.,
GOVERNOR GENERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
ON FEBRUARY 23, 1970 TO COMMEMORATE
THE INAUGURATION OF PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICES
ON THE STANDARD GUAGE RAILWAY LINE
LINKING SYDNEY AND PERTH

Hon.M.A.Morris M.L.A. Minister For Transport 
N.McCusker C.B.E. Commissioner For Railways

 
Source: H, MA
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