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Richmond Vale Railway Line - History - Closure of The Line Beyond Stockrington
... Stanford Main No.1 Colliery was also closed in 1957 ... The 1960s saw a dramatic slump in the coal industry, and in February 1961 Pelaw Main Colliery closed, the railway line to this mine remained open to ... On 14 July 1967 Richmond Main Colliery, that had once held the record for the largest daily production in the State, was also closed, except for its power station which lasted until 1976 ...
Richmond Vale Railway Line - History - Method of Safeworking
... The section at the time was Pelaw Main to Richmond Vale Junction (later renamed Minmi Junction) ... system worked well until November 1910, when a railmotor carrying the manager of Pelaw Main Colliery collided with the rear of a coal train in No.2 Tunnel, killing him ... at Minmi Junction, Six Mile Loop, Richmond Main Junction (Later renamed Richmond Vale Junction) and Pelaw Main ...
Richmond Vale Railway Line - Richmond Vale Railway Museum
... After the closure of Richmond Main Power Station in 1976, Cessnock City Council acquired the abandoned Richmond Main Colliery together with 40 acres surrounding the buildings from Coal ... In 1979 the newly formed Richmond Vale Preservation Co-operative Society assumed the responsibility for the railway, leaving the development of Richmond ... To develop a steam hauled tourist railway from Richmond Main to Weston ...
Richmond Vale Railway Line - Locomotives - No. 9 Pelaw Main, No. 10 Richmond Main & No. 11 Hexham
4567) and was fitted with cast brass nameplates by Kitsons with the name Pelaw Main ... Upon arrival this was given the number 9 and with the loco being successful and with Richmond Main Colliery undergoing development that two similar locos were ordered. 10 carrying the name Richmond Main and No ...
Richmond Vale Railway Line - History - Passenger Line Between Richmond Main and Pelaw Main Collieries
... In 1922 to increase capacity on the Pelaw Main to Richmond Vale Junction section a 'Direct Passenger Line' was built from the compressor house at Pelaw Main to Richmond Main ... This line was used for the miner's passenger trains from Pelaw Main to Richmond Main ... After the centralisation of locomotive facilities at Pelaw Main in 1925 this line was also used for the transferring of locos and rolling stock between the two collieries ...

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