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Full details - www.trains.org.au
Monday - Friday 10 - 3
• Heritage Steam Trains to Bungendore
- Sunday 2 October (Long Weekend):
- Sunday 16 October (Market Day):
Book now for our steam-hauled trains departing from Canberra
Station 10.30am, returning at 3.35pm. with time in Bungendore
to visit local attractions & enjoy lunch. Tunnels, bridges & the climb
through the Molonglo Gorge & over the hills. Travel in carriages
around 100 years old Spoil yourselves with optional First Class
travel (including refreshments) on all weekend steam train trips -
also see the model railway exhibition in Bungendore on 16 Oct.
SCHOOL HOLIDAY HERITAGE TRAIN ACTIVITIES:
• Steam Train to Bungendore - Thursday 6 Oct:
Similar to weekend steam trains described above except no First
Class option & train departs Canberra 12.15pm, back at 3.35pm.
• Half-day Vintage Rail Motor Trips to Bungendore:
- Tuesdays 4 & 11 October (School Holidays):
3-hour trips departing Canberra at 9am and 12.50pm.
A rollicking good ride with views out the front & back of the train.
- Saturday 15 October (School Holidays):
Departing Canberra at 10.30am, back around 3.30pm - see
the model railway exhibition in Bungendore.
• Rail Discovery Day - Thursday 13 October:
Steam train trips Canberra to Queanbeyan plus
entry to Canberra Railway Museum: Steam trains leave
Canberra at 10.20am, 12.20pm and 1.30pm. Light snacks
available from the Rail Café carriage at the Museum or bring
a picnic - a great day out for the kids during school holidays.
• The Restaurant Train to Bungendore
Saturday 13 November: Our unique dinner train to
Bungendore offers a leisurely journey in daylight saving time
through the Molonglo Gorge with a 3-course dinner freshly
prepared on board. Table seating for 4 or 8 or larger
celebration groups can book a carriage.
• Christmas Party Trains to Tarago
- Saturday 26 November:
- Saturdays 3 & 10 December (booked out):
Get a group of friends together for a fun night out with
dinner on board and drinks from our licensed bar. Live
music, dancing & refreshments atTarago, with dancing in
the Dance/Lounge Car on the way home. It s a hoot!
• New Year's Eve Federal City Express to Sydney
- Saturday 9.15am 31 December - Sunday 10am 1 January:
Enjoy the fabulous spectacle and fun of Sydney s marvellous New
Year s Eve fireworks & harbourside celebrations, returning to
Canberra overnight in sleeping car comfort. Lunch & breakfast
on the train. A great way to get there. Colour brochure available.
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All booking are accepted on the basis that prospective passengers
have read and agree to our full terms & conditions which may be
viewed on our website - www.trains.org.au
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A 42-YEAR-OLD Curtin man has been arrested over
armed robberies at the Commonwealth Bank in
Fyshwick and the Community CPS Credit Union in
Manuka on Wednesday last week.
About 7am on Friday, members of ACT Policing
Criminal Investigations and Specialist Response and
Security attended a house in Curtin to execute a
warrant for the man's arrest.
Police negotiated with the male resident, who left the
house without incident, and was taken into custody.
During the search of the house, police located and
seized items believed to be connected with the
The man was conveyed to the ACT Watch House and
he has been charged with aggravated robberies.
Gardeners care for newborns
Tulips will be on display at the Wen-Al Gardens Open Garden
Day this Sunday in Murrumbateman.
Picture: Graham Tidy
Wen-Al Gardens Open
When: Sunday, October 2 from
11am to 4pm
Where: 8 Lakeview Drive,
Merryville Park, Murrumbateman
IN memory of their baby grandson
who died in 2008, Wendy and
Alan Dawes are holding an open
garden day fundraiser this Sunday.
Their spring garden will be
open to the public to raise money
for the Newborn Intensive Care
Foundation at The Canberra Hos-
pital after their grandson Jamie
was delivered stillborn.
Mrs Dawes said it had been a
very difficult time for the family.
''Both my [son's wife] and
daughter were due at the same
time,'' she said. ''We had one live
child ... it was a very difficult time
to be so happy for one and sad for
In 2010 Mr and Mrs Dawes
celebrated the birth of a grand-
daughter, Rachel, who spent her
first five days in the Neonatal
Intensive Care Unit at The Can-
''She was born premature ... the
first day she was in the high
critical area, she moved out of
that. We know if Jamie had have
lived he would've needed the
care [from the Neonatal Inten-
sive Care Unit],'' Mrs Dawes
The couple is hoping to raise
about $5000 for a CapnoTrue
monitor, which is used to detect
the carbon dioxide and satu-
ration levels of sick babies, and
assists in resuscitation.
Entry to the couple's garden
is by gold coin donation, and
tulips, daffodils, cherry blos-
soms and lilac trees will be just
some of the flowers on display.
A morning tea, lunch and
afternoon tea will be provided
and there will be a variety of
plants for sale, raffles, and a
large trash and treasure stall.
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