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WALKING TOUR 150 YEARS OF RAIL – 23 SEPT
Sat 23 Sep
The state heritage listed Railway precinct is a must visit destination. Join your guide, Paul Herbert, as he develops the argument as to why the Toowoomba Railway is the most important piece of transport infrastructure ever built in Queensland. Explore the commercial, social and engineering significance of this intact historical treasure. Learn about the importance of the railway during World War II and explore one of Queensland’s best preserved air raid shelters. Uncover some of the fascinating stories accumulated over 150 years, from the antics of the young ladies working in the refreshment rooms to the ghost that is said to haunt the tracks.
The Railway precinct is a true treasure. Come and explore it with a passionate local.
DURATION: 1.5 hours
FINISH: With a complimentary coffee at Inbound café located in the historic Railway refreshment rooms or at another nearby café.