Victorian Goldfields Railway
Victorian Goldfields Railway

1982

February
1982
Meeting with Ministry for Transport to discuss progress.
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June
1982
8 Passenger Carriages moved from Melbourne to Castlemaine by Vic Rail. Restoration work commences.
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October

1982
Inspection of trestles and track by Vic Rail Gang.
Maldon Council commences restoration of Station building.
7 members donate cost of carriages.
Castlemaine Lions Club pay for No. 8 and agree to restore it.
Local Apex and Rotaract pledge support. 
Trolley crane donated by member
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November
1982
Society purchases material to enable track work repairs and renovation to start. 200 sleepers and hardware; 4 sets of turnouts and timbers; 30 lengths of rail.
Work commences on shed in Maldon Yard. (Gang shed?)
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December
1982
2 "U" Vans purchased from Vic Rail.
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