All aboard the Colonial Express

You could pick the die-hard railway buffs by their cameras, positioning in the landscape and expectant gazes as they stared down the track alongside Castlemaine railway station last Saturday morning.
They were there for the Victorian Colonial Express, a very vintage K class steam loco hauling Victoria’s oldest railway carriages.
Victorian Goldfields Railway is running the vintage steam train between Castlemaine and Maldon for the next few Saturday’s this month to coincide with the National Trust Heritage Festival, the VGR’s Jonathan Newton says. Get the full story in today’s Castlemaine Mail.

Eve Lamb
Journalist and photographer Eve Lamb has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) degree from Deakin University and a Master of Arts (Professional Writing) from Deakin University. She has worked for many regional newspapers including the Hamilton Spectator and the Warrnambool Standard, and has also worked for metro daily, The Hobart Mercury, and The Sunday Tasmanian. Eve has also contributed to various magazines including Australian Cyclist.