Public Works Department Sunday

531 & 509

On Sunday the 28th of April two former Public Works Department locomotives #531 and 509 will be hauling seperate trains giving the chance to ride behind both locomotives.

 

Both locomotives were used on railway construction work, 509 between 1903 and 1949 and 531 from 1921 till the 1950's. 509 will be hauling a train of 2 wooden passenger carriages, and 531 will be hauling a open top goods wagon fitted with seating, a different way to experiance the past. Gates open at 11am and the last train leaves at approx 3:45pm. Tickets are valid all day for as many rides behind either locomotive as you want.