Full steam ahead for Railfest

On Sunday 9 October, the Bassendean Rail Museum will come alive for ‘Railfest’: an annual rail history extravaganza which features guided tours of full-size and model trains, swap meet stalls full of stuff for train buffs, plenty of trainy activities for kids and a buffet lunch in a railway carriage. It’s at 136 Railway Parade 10am to 4pm (with a free shuttlebus from Bassendean train station), head to http://www.railheritagewa.org.au for more details.

Pictured here, Rail Heritage WA vice president Peter Hopper, treasurer Norm Chapple, and archives officer Graham Watson aboard ‘Katie’ - which ran between Fremantle and Guildford from 1881.

Pictured here, Rail Heritage WA vice president Peter Hopper, treasurer Norm Chapple, and archives officer Graham Watson aboard ‘Katie’ – which ran between Fremantle and Guildford from 1881.

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