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    Chronological List VR events Sth Gippsland; ie Yarram line and branches, Jumbunna Coal Field etc.

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  1. TOWN NEWS. OPENING OF THE GREAT SOUTHERN LINE.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 16 January 1892 p 10 Article
    Abstract: The Great Southern railway was opened on Wednesday. A special train, occupied by the Premier, several of his colleagues, and many members of Parliame ... 1023 words
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  2. EVIDENCE BEFORE THE RAILWAY COMMITTEE.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Thursday 6 December 1894 p 5 Article
    Abstract: A meeting of the Standing Committee on Railways was held at Parliament House yesterday, Mr. Cameron, M.L.A., presiding, to hear evidence as suggested ... 2622 words
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  3. THE COAL TOWN. RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS' VISIT. BUILDING OPERATIONS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 24 May 1910 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The Railway Commissioners will visit Powlett River to-day, and in company with the Minister for Mines (Mr. M'Bride) will inspect the State coal mine ... 200 words
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    Powlett Rv Coal

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  4. OVERWORKED OFFICIALS. INCREASED TRAFFIC AT NYORA. KORUMBURRA, Tuesday.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wednesday 22 June 1910 p 10 Article
    Abstract: The state of affairs at the Nyora railway station since the opening of the Powlett railway call for special consideration by the authorities. The men ... 245 words
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  5. POWLETT COAL. RAILWAY OFFICIALS SATISFIED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 5 September 1910 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Coal from the State mine at Powlett River has now had over six months' trial on the State railwavs, and railway officials state that it has fulfilled ... 247 words
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  6. NEERIM RAILWAY EXTENSION. ADVERSE REPORT BY THE COMMITTEE. A NEW PROPOSAL. VISIT OF THE ACTING MINISTER. VERY FAVORABLY IMPRESSED.
    West Gippsland Gazette (Warragul, Vic. : 1898 - 1930) Tuesday 6 December 1910 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Great disappointment was felt throughout the Neerim and Warragul districts at the decision of the Railways Standing Committee and their inability 552 words
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  7. ITEMS OF NEWS
    Mount Alexander Mail (Vic. : 1854 - 1917) Tuesday 1 November 1910 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The annual synod of the Methodist district of Castlemaine and Maryborough commences in the Barker street school hall at 10.30 this 1329 words
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    Kernot 2 x goods head-on 28 Oct 1910

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  8. GENERAL NEWS.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Tuesday 1 November 1910 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The Maroomba Venture Prospecting. Company, which was formed in Melbourne in connection with the silver lead mining boom in the Maroomba 561 words
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    Kernot 2 x goods head-on 28 Oct 1910

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  9. SERIOUS RAILWAY SMASH "DOUBLE HEADERS" COLLIDE. THREE ENGINES DAMAGED MEN ESCAPE INJURY.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Monday 29 May 1911 p 7 Article
    Abstract: A sensational railway accident occurred at Anderson, on the Powlett line, in the early hours of yesterday morning. A heavily loaded coal train, drawn ... 305 words
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  10. RAILWAY ACCIDENTS. GOODS TRAINS COLLIDE. TWO ENGINES WRECKED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 29 May 1911 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Two double-headed goods trains came into collision near the Anderson railway station, on the Wonthaggi line, at half-past 1 o' clock yesterday mornin ... 302 words
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  11. COUNTRY.
    Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 3 June 1911 p 26 Article
    Abstract: Sydney Kelley, of Wal Wal, while working at Glenorchy, sustained severe and extensive burns on the face, owing to an accident with a spirit lamp. 370 words
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  12. ANDERSON COLLISION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 15 June 1911 p 9 Article
    Abstract: In consequence of the collision between two double-headed goods trains, which occurred near the Anderson railway station, on the Wanthaggi line, on M ... 128 words
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  13. RAILWAY COLLISION. SIX TRUCKS DERAILED. FIREMAN SERIOUSLY INJURED. MELBOURNE, Tuesday.
    Hamilton Spectator (Vic. : 1870 - 1918) Wednesday 14 August 1912 p 4 Article
    Abstract: A pilot engine, drawing twelve trucks, ran into a stationary goods train in the shunting yards at the State coal mine at Wonthaggi. Six 78 words
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    Frmn Chas Morrison

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  14. THE LOCO, STATE.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Saturday 23 August 1913 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The [?]co. [?]oreman, Mr. W. H. Simpson, came to bendigo in 1889, as an engine fitter, He. received promotion in 1901, when he was appointed as fitte ... 243 words
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    W.H. Simpson posting at Korumburra

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  15. LAD'S FOOLISH ACT. DERAILS PASSENGER ENGINE. PIECE OF WOOD PLACED ON RAILS. KORUMBURRA, Thursday.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Friday 9 January 1914 p 10 Article
    Abstract: The 4.30 p.m. train from Outtrim to-day was delayed for over half an hour about a mile from Korumburra owing to the engine being derailed by a piece ... 110 words
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  16. IN THE TRAIN. Passengers' Experiences. Struck by Falling Luggage.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Thursday 26 December 1929 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Passengers sitting in the waiting excursion expecting it to resume its trip from Tooradin were acquainted of tho accident by the sound of steel crash ... 1690 words
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    Xmas eve @ Tooradin

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  17. WONTHAGGI TRAIN STOPPAGES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 24 August 1925 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—I was a traveller to-night on the train from Wonthaggi and the consideration extended to the Hughesdale passengers (of which I was one) was disg ... 193 words
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  18. HOLIDAY TRAIN WRECKED SENSATION AT KOO-WEE-RUP 54 PASSENGERS INJURED SIDES TORN FROM CARRIAGES PORTER SUSPENDED FROM DUTY
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 26 December 1928 p 7 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Fifty-four passengers were injured in one of the most remarkable accidents in the history of the Victorian railways on Monday morning at Koo-wee-rup, ... 4974 words
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    9.29 am 'Special' Down Pass A2 906 @ Koo Wee Rup Xmas Eve 1928; Sideswipes Dd 610.
    See: Stm to Strezelecki

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  19. THOUGH TRAIN WAS TORN THE PASSENGERS WERE CALM In Koo-wee-rup Hospital
    Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 29 December 1928 p 7 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Mrs James Hankins, Danks street, Albert Park; shock. Master Leo Toohey, Bailey avenue, Malvern; concussion. 1722 words
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    9.29 am 'Special' Down Pass A2 906 @ Koo Wee Rup Xmas Eve 1928; Sideswipes Dd 610.
    See: Stm to Strezelecki

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  20. HOLIDAY TRAIN ACCIDENT.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 29 December 1928 p 19 Article
    Abstract: Fifty-five persons were injured at Koowee-rup (V.) railway station on December 24, when a passenger train, carrying about 400 passengers from Melbour ... 198 words
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    9.29 am 'Special' Down Pass A2 906 @ Koo Wee Rup Xmas Eve 1928; Sideswipes Dd 610.
    See: Stm to Strezelecki

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  21. RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT KOO-WEE-RUP (V.), DECEMBER 24. Forty-eight passengers were injured when a passenger train from Melbourne to Korumburra collided with a stationery goods train.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 29 December 1928 p 69 Article Illustrated
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    9.29 am 'Special' Down Pass A2 906 @ Koo Wee Rup Xmas Eve 1928; Sideswipes Dd 610.
    See: Stm to Strezelecki

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  22. KOO-WEE-RUP ACCIDENT. CRITICISM OF POINTS LAY-OUT ALTERED SOON AFTER MISHAP.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 29 December 1928 p 15 Article
    Abstract: Details of the report of the board of inquiry which investigated the circulstances of the Koo-wee-rup train accident on Monday were made available by ... 357 words
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    9.29 am 'Special' Down Pass A2 906 @ Koo Wee Rup Xmas Eve 1928; Sideswipes Dd 610.
    See: Stm to Strezelecki

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  23. DIRECTORS:
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 16 June 1910 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Two Directors will be appointed at the Meeting of subscribers and intending Shareholders at the meeting to be held at the office of Mr. David Melvin. ... 2778 words
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    Kilcunda Coal

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  24. EXTRAORDINARY RECOVERY FROM SNAKE-BITE.
    Mount Alexander Mail (Vic. : 1854 - 1917) Wednesday 14 October 1891 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A correspondent at [?] the 'Argus' the following extraordinary account of a remarkable recovery from snake-bite:- The advent of an early spring with ... 1015 words
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    Too tough to die!

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  25. RECOVERY FROM SNAKE-BITE.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 17 October 1891 p 29 Article
    Abstract: A correspondent at Cranbourne sends the following:—Last Monday John Hourigan, an enginedriver and inspector of pumps on the Gippsland line of railway ... 844 words
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