RAIL ARCHIVE FILM & PHOTO PRESENTATION AT NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY THEN CRUISE NEWCASTLE HARBOUR ON THE ‘WILLIAM IV’ PADDLE WHEELER
Join the 7.21am Intercity Train from Central to Broadmeadow due at 9.43am to join the coach departing at 10am to transfer to the Newcastle University’s Auchmuty Library for a very special presentation of associated rail footage from the recent acquisition of NBN Channel 3 Newcastle’ s film archives, arranged by Greg Anderson. Ed Tonks will again be giving a commentary on the showing. Refreshments will be served on arrival.
Transfer to the Newcastle harbourside for lunch at leisure at 12.30pm from the variety of food outlets along the wharf precinct. Board the recently restored replica of the ‘William IV’ paddle wheeler for a cruise around Newcastle Harbour noting the various shipping movements and activities around the harbour foreshore. Rejoin our coach at 4pm before the return to Broadmeadow to connect with the Intercity service to Sydney at 5.01pm, due to arrive at Central at 7.32pm.
Tour cost includes coach transfers, your ‘William IV’ cruise and a donation to the special project fund at the
University. Rail travel to Broadmeadow is at your own cost.