Bruce McLean – Our Unique Train

With the rail line opening to Mildura in 1903, patronage steadily increased until by the 1920’s, there was a need for a unique type of rail service that had it’s beginnings in the Sunraysia area. In this episode Bruce McLean continues his informative story on rail in the northwest corner of Victoria and highlights the development of this special Rail Motor that commenced service just over 100 years ago.

Our feature image shows Rail Motor No3 at Mildura Station with the Coffee Palace behind.

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The busy Ouyen rail yards ( NFSA footage)

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