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31-August-2019
31-August-2019
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The plaque commemorates the introduction of electric services on the Queensland Railways in November 1979.

 

Location

Address:1a North Street, The Workshops Rail Museum, North Ipswich, 4305
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.597541
Long: 152.760013
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event Start Date:17-November-1979
Actual Event End Date:17-November-1979

Dedication

Front Inscription

This plaque marks the introduction of electric services on Queensland Railways

On 17th November 1979 electric services between Darra & Ferny Grove were officially commissioned by Hon. J. Bjelke-Petersen M.L.A. Premier of Queensland and Hon Dr. L. R. Edwards M.L.A. Deputy Premier & Treasurer

Hon. P. J. Nixon M.P.           Federal Minister for Transport
Hon. K. B. Tomkins M.L.A.  Queensland Minister for Transport
P. I. A. Welding                    Chairman Metropolitan Transit Authority
P. J. Goldston                      Commissioner for Railways
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Source: MA
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