1. Spot light on: The Spirit of Progress

    During the 1920 and 1930s, the Victorian Railways in Australia were improving their services with the introduction of new services, new trains, and new technology. The 1920s saw the introduction of the famed 3 cylinder ‘S’ class pacific locomotives to haul the express services between Melbourne to Albury, the break of gauge station where passengers then changed to a New South Wales railways ‘standard gauge’ train to Sydney. These, along with the introduction of the ‘automatic staff exchange’ ...

    Updated February 15th, 2012 at 01:24 AM by Zec Murphy