by Phil Vergison, Bulletin 7/2022, September 2022

The goods line turns 100

This brick-lined structure and the adjacent viaducts crossing Jubilee Park and Wentworth Park are 100 years old this year.

The viaducts are the longest (28 arches) and second longest (21 arches) respectively, brick viaducts built for the New South Wales Railways.

Return of the light rail

And in other rail news … At the moment, only two of the fleet of trams removed from service because of their ‘cracked frames’ have been returned to duty. Services for the most part are still provided by trams purloined from the south-eastern network like this one (above), slowing to a stop at Glebe recently

See also Save the Blackwattle Ferry