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Railfest 2018 at The Railway Museum

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Come and see vintage trains, railway museum and more
Railfest 2018 will be hosted by The Railway Museum at Bassendean.



It will be "All change!" at the Railway Museum this October. You can be amongst the people to come and see the changes by turning up on Sunday 7th October 2018, from 10.00 am until 4.00 pm.

The Railway Museum is situated at 136 Railway Parade, Bassendean and at this event, you will have all the normal Museum displays, plus the following:

Model railways
Visiting displays
Demonstrations
Pre-loved books
Models
Railwayana
Visits behind the scenes
Swap meet
Surprises!
Children's activities
Railway snacks



This will all be included in the usual entry price of just $9 for adults, $7 for concession holders and $4 for children - children under 4 years of age are FREE.



To make it easier for you, there is going to be a FREE shuttle bus from the Bassendean train station, to the event so leave your car behind and catch a train!

The Railfest is run by Rail Heritage WA and has the co-operation of the WA Model Railway Club. Today Rail Heritage WA provides the following:

They operate the Railway Museum in Bassendean
They carry out restoration of heritage equipment and vehicles
They have an extensive railway archive on the premises
They publish and sell Railway material
They are a major partner in the South West Rail & Heritage Centre at Boyanup
They also lobby for the preservation and restoration of WA's rail heritage
They have members who are interested in many aspects of railways and the running thereof
They own the Leschenault Lady, which is a vintage train, currently being restored at Boyanup

The Railway Museum is a non-profit organisation. They are totally dependent on volunteers and these volunteers organise all events, as well as manage the whole organisation.

You can read more about this historic Rail Heritage WA, by clicking on this link. To find out more about Railfest 2018, click on their Facebook page here.
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Why? For a fun family day
When: Sunday, 7th October, 2018
Phone: 92797189
Where: 136 Railway Parade Bassendean, WA
Cost: $9
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