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24-August-2021
24-August-2021
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The plaque commemorates the joining of the Standard Gauge Railway Line at Brokern Hill in November 1969 which linked the east and west coasts of Australia. 

 

Location

Address:Silver City Highway, Broken Hill Railway Station, Broken Hill, 2880
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.959183
Long: 141.466717
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 29th November, 1969
Front Inscription

This plaque was unveiled by the Right Hon. J. G. Gorton. M. P. Prime Minister of Australia on November 29, 1969

To commemorate the joining at Broken Hill of the standard gauge railway line linking the east and west coasts of Australia

 

Source: MA
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