Launceston's riverbank railway short-lived, but train still puffing 45 years on

Hamish Geale
Updated June 15 2024 - 2:22pm, first published June 14 2024 - 6:15am
The Stillwater shed under Paterson Bridge was once the home of Launceston's Miniature Railway. The engine that ran the line is still being used in Northern Tasmania. Pictures by Phillip Biggs, supplied
The Stillwater shed under Paterson Bridge was once the home of Launceston's Miniature Railway. The engine that ran the line is still being used in Northern Tasmania. Pictures by Phillip Biggs, supplied
Launceston's riverbank railway short-lived, but train still puffing 45 years on
Launceston's riverbank railway short-lived, but train still puffing 45 years on

If you've ever walked from Launceston CBD to Cataract Gorge, you've probably noticed a small shed beneath Paterson Bridge.

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Hamish Geale

Hamish Geale

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Hamish Geale is a senior reporter at The Examiner. Got good news? Email: hgeale@examiner.com.au

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