Pacific Coast Railway Society

Sesquicentenary of Railways in New South Wales; 1855-2005

Sesquicentenary of Casino NSW; 1855-2005

Pacific Coast Railway Society Incorporated celebrations

The Casino Miniature Railway and Old Casino railway Museum will open 10am to 4pm every Sunday in 2005.

During 2005, a special invitation is issued to members of Miniature Railway groups throughout Australia to visit our track- the "Casino Miniature Railway".

A special invitation is extended to members of all preservation societies and railway historical groups to visit "The Old Casino Station Railway Museum".

Serving and retired Railway men and women are invited to visit the "Casino Mini Railway" and "Old Casino Station", to become a part of Australia's history and adding their personal stories and memorabilia to the museum archive.

MAJOR EVENTS 2005

CASINO BEEF WEEK EVENTS:-2005

* Special train from Sydney to Casino by 3801 LTD (awaiting confirmation)

Wednesday 25th May; 
 
  • Miniature Railway operating 10am to 4pm
  • Old Casino Museum open 10am to 4pm featuring unique display of memorabilia and photographs with North Coast emphasis
  • Display of old toy trains
  • Children's painting and drawing competition opening
  • Casino BEEF WEEK celebrations.
Thursday 26th May; 
 
  • Miniature Railway operating 10am to 4pm
  • Old Casino Museum open 10am to 4pm featuring unique display of memorabilia and photographs with North Coast emphasis
  • Display of old toy trains
  • Casino BEEF WEEK celebrations.
Friday 27th May; 
 
  • Miniature Railway operating 10am to 4pm
  • Old Casino Museum open 10am to 4pm featuring unique display of memorabilia and photographs with North Coast emphasis
  • Display of old toy trains
  • Casino BEEF WEEK celebrations.
Saturday 28th May; 
 
  • Casino BEEF WEEK celebrations
  • The largest street parade in Australia features Steam Traction Engines and historical floats, light horsemen
  • Miniature Railway operating 10am to 4pm
  • Old Casino Museum open 10am to 4pm featuring unique display of memorabilia and photographs with North Coast emphasis
  • Display of collectable old toy trains.
Sunday 29th May; 
 
  • Miniature Railway operating 10am to 4pm
  • Old Casino Museum open 10am to 4pm featuring unique display of memorabilia and photographs with North Coast emphasis
  • Display of collectable old toy trains
  • Children's painting and drawing competition judging

150th ANNIVERSARY

Sunday 26th September; 
  RE-ENACTMENT in miniature of the running of the first train from Sydney to Dog trap Road (Parramatta). Our stations will be renamed for the occasion. A model railway exhibition featuring HO scale layouts will be held at Old Casino.

Pacific Coast Railway Society Inc. Birthday,

Labour Day Weekend, 1st - 3rd OCTOBER

Sat 1st to Mon 3rd October; 
 
  • Ride on special STEAM HAULED miniature trains
  • Miniature Railway and Old Casino Station Museum, open 10am-4pm each day
  • Unveiling of a special 1:87 with Z gauge working model of Old Casino
  • Children's "Railway Story Writing Competition".
  • SPECIAL TRAIN FROM SYDNEY TO CASINO BY 3801 LTD (awaiting confirmation)


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