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  1. AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS. (From the South Australian Register.)
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 29 October 1855 p 3 Article
    Abstract: BUT for local squabbles this colony might have earned the honour of being the first to introduce into Australia that mighty modern agent of civilizit ... 1326 words
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  2. OPENING OF THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 31 March 1857 p 5 Article
    Abstract: IT having been decided by those in authority that this line of railway should be opened to the public yesterday, the sprited and enthusiastic inhabit ... 3658 words
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  3. MELBOURNE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.]
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 18 January 1859 p 3 Article
    Abstract: FRIDAY MORNING.—The opening of the first portion of the Government railways waa inaugurated yesterday, with all the pomp and ceremony called for by s ... 1820 words
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  4. MELBOURNE. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] MElbourne, Thursday, 7 p.m.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 14 January 1859 p 5 Article
    Abstract: GENERAL holiday to-day. The Governor, Members of Parliament, merchants, traders—all at Sunbury, to inaugurate the opening of Government railways. 200 ... 104 words
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  5. MELBOURNE. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] Melbourne, Wednesday, 6 p.m.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 13 January 1859 p 4 Article
    Abstract: THE Assembly met yesterday.—The new members Messrs. Duffy, Horne, and Bell, took their seats. The Speaker announced that he had received no return of ... 243 words
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  6. MELBOURNE AND MURRAY RIVER RAILWAY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 13 January 1859 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The portion of the Melbourne and Murray River Railway which is to be opened this day was yesterday inspected by Mr. Horae the Commissioner of Public ... 1630 words
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  7. RAILWAY TO THE MURRAY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Thursday 12 June 1856 p 3 Article
    Abstract: For many months past the inhabitants of this district have had their interest and their curiosity excited by promises of railway communication with M ... 1508 words
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  8. THE VICTORIAN RAILWAY SCHEMES.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Monday 10 May 1858 p 2 Article
    Abstract: At length it has been decided who are to construct the most important portion of the Victorian system of railways, the line to connect Melbourne with ... 2148 words
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  9. THE GRAND RAILWAY SCHEME.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 19 September 1854 p 3 Article
    Abstract: During the eight or nine years that have elapsed since the question of introducing railways into this country was for the first time seriously taken ... 1194 words
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  10. ADELAIDE AND GAWLER RAILWAY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Thursday 30 October 1856 p 2 Article
    Abstract: On Wednesday morning the Commissioners, accompanied by several of their officers and a small party of gentlemen, made a trial trip upon the few miles ... 1537 words
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  11. THE GOOLWA RAILWAY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Monday 9 September 1850 p 3 Article
    Abstract: On Thursday last the deputation appointed to present tho memorial in favour of the Goolwa Railway and the opening of Port Elliot waited upon the Gove ... 2272 words
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  12. THE PORT RAILWAY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Wednesday 30 January 1856 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A further sum of £10,000 was voted yesterday by the Council towards completing the City and Port Railway. The original estimate for this work was abo ... 813 words
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  13. OPENING OF THE RAILWAY FOR TRAFFIC.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 22 April 1856 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The Adelaide City and Port Railway was opened for traffic on Monday. The number of passengers to and from the Adelaide Station was as follows:— Depar ... 948 words
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  14. OPENING OF THE RAILWAY TO GAWLER TOWN.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 6 October 1857 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The opening of the northern line of railway to Gawler Town for general traffic took place on Monday, under the most favourable circumstances. The Com ... 810 words
    • Text last corrected on 31 March 2014 by anonymous
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  15. OPENING OF THE GAWLER TOWN RAILWAY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 6 October 1857 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Yesterday was a red-letter day in the South Australian Calendar. The railway from Adelaide to Gawler was opened by an excursion, train containing 800 ... 873 words
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  16. OPENING OF THE CITY AND PORT RAILWAY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Monday 21 April 1856 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The City and Port Railway is this day opened to the public under very liberal arrangements. The fares are low, and the accommodation is good. The fir ... 567 words
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  17. OPENING OP THE GEELONG AND MELBOURNE RAILWAY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Saturday 4 July 1857 p 2 Article
    Abstract: [We take the following account at the proceeding! at the opening of the Geelong and Melbourne Railway from the Argus. The first portion of the narrat ... 6182 words
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  18. OPENING OF THE MELBOURNE AND GEELONG RAILWAY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Saturday 4 July 1857 p 2 Article
    Abstract: It is said that a certain place of unenviable reputation is "paved with good intentions," and certainly we may attribute good intentions to the autho ... 1741 words
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  19. OPENING OF THE RAILWAY TO SALISBURY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE REGISTER.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Wednesday 24 December 1856 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Sir—I see by advertisement that the Commissioners of the Adelaide and Crawler Town Railway announce the intended departure of a special train for con ... 184 words
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  20. The Register. ADELAIDE: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1856. OPENING OF THE GAWLER TOWN RAILWAY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 30 December 1856 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Yesterday morning, a special train, containing between 400 and 500 ladies and gentlemen, including a large proportion of the most influential colonis ... 1011 words
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  21. OPENING OF THE ADELAIDE AND GAWLER TOWN RAILWAY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 30 December 1856 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The formal opening of this line, as far as Salisbury, took place yesterday, in conformity with the announcement which has appeared iu the advertising ... 4612 words
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  22. THE SYDNEY AND PARRAMATTA RAILWAY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Monday 26 November 1855 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The following history and description of the first railway opened in New South Wales will be perused with interest. It is extracted from the Sunday M ... 2173 words
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  23. TRIAL TRIP ON THE RAILWAY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Monday 10 March 1856 p 2 Article
    Abstract: On Saturday the Undertakers of the City and Port Railway invited several of their friends to a trial trip on the railway. The line is not wet properl ... 743 words
    • Text last corrected on 1 September 2018 by COGLOAD
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  24. RED HILL LINE TO BE BUILT Minister's Reassertion CANNOT SAY WHEN START WILL BE MADE "No Desire To Force Legal Agreement On State" PORT AUGUSTA, May 16.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Friday 17 May 1935 p 21 Article
    Abstract: At a civic reception accorded him at the town hall today by the mayor (Mr. Beerworth, M.P.), the Minister for the Interior (Mr. Paterson) said 491 words
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  25. RAILWAY TO ALICE SPRINGS DREAM OF YEARS REALISED OLD RESIDENTS ANTICIPATE GREAT DEVELOPMENTS POSSIBILTIES OF THE PASTORAL AND MINING INDUSTRIES
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 7 August 1929 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Alice Springs, August 6. the arrival of the first passenger train from Adelaide. They preas the result of the line which should do much to make life ... 805 words
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  26. ALICE SPRINGS LINE TO BE OPENED ON AUGUST 4 Melbourne, July 10.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 11 July 1929 p 13 Article
    Abstract: The railway from. Oodnadatta to Alice Springs will be opened on August 4, when the first passenger train will leave Adelaide for Stuart, the 122 words
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  27. Northern Territory Times DARWIN: FRIDAY, APRIL 26. TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY.
    Northern Territory Times and Gazette (Darwin, NT : 1873 - 1927) Friday 26 April 1912 p 2 Article
    Abstract: FROM the many reports of the statemeats of Mr. Fisher in regird to the route of the transcontinental line, only one clear fact s[?]ems to emerge, viz ... 6698 words
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  28. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 16 September 1914 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The annual report of the Railways Commissioner for the year ended June 30 last discloses a satisfactory position of affairs for the period dealt 567 words
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  29. FROM WEST TO EAST. FIRST TRAIN LEAVES. SEND-OFF AT CENTRAL RAILWAY STATION. A QUIET FAREWELL.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Thursday 25 October 1917 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Perth despatched its first trainload of passengers yesterday on their long journey across the Great Western railway, as it is proposed to call the tr ... 891 words
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  30. TRANS-AUSTRALIAN RAILWAY. PERTH CELEBRATION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 20 March 1912 p 11 Article
    Abstract: PERTH, Tuesday.—A public meeting held last night affirmed the desirability of holding an exposition in Perth to celebrate the completion of the trans ... 112 words
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  31. TRANS-AUSTRALIAN RAILWAY. TURNING THE SOD. LADIES NOT ADMITTED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 3 February 1913 p 14 Article
    Abstract: KALGOORLIE, Sunday.—A meeting of the central committee appointed to make arrangements for the celebrations in connection with the turning of the firs ... 1098 words
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