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What's new for August 2017?

A "catch-up" as the webmaster was on holidays for three months

What's new for March 2017?


What's new for January 2017?

  • A page providing details of the upcoming LRRSA meetings has been added, linked off the Home page. Click here to go directly to the meetings page
  • Light Railways - February 2017
  • We can now accept payments via PayPal for online subscriptions

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What's new for March 2015?

  • We have found stock of the fabulous book Steam on the Lens, available from the LRRSA Online Shop in the Category "Other books"
  • The FAX facility for placing of orders or membership applications has been withdrawn
  • Light Railways - April 2015

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What's new for May/June 2013?

  • Tour Notes from a 1972 trip to the McIvor Tramway are available as a free download
  • Light Railways - June 2013
  • Announcement of the retiring of our online shop provider, and its replacement from July 1.

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What's new for December 2012?


What's new for October 2012?

  • Light Railways - October 2012
  • Light Railways Nos 38 to 41, and 43-44 now available as pdf downloads from the Online Shop.
  • New book, End of the Line, available now from the LRRSA Online Shop in the Category "Other books"

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What's new for May 2008?

  • Special offer for new members who join the LRRSA before 30 June 2008 - Receive seven issues of Light Railways for the price of six.

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What's new for October 2006?

  • Light Railways - October 2006
  • New links:
    • Germany - Narrow Gauge in Baden-Wuerttemberg
    • Haiti - The Tramways of Port-au-Prince

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What's new for October 2005?

  • Light Railways - October 2005
  • New books available now - The Golden City and its Tramways; Schmalspurig durch Europa; Das grosse Buch der Ruegenschen Kleinbahnen; Dolberg catalogue for industrial railways 1940.
  • New links
    • Indonesia - "Sweet Steam" - steam locos working in 2004
    • New Zealand - rail tractors
    • Ruston & Hornsby diesel locomotives

What's new for August 2005?


What's new for June 2005?

  • Light Railways - June 2005
  • Two books available again
  • The Global Positioning System - An aid to light railway research
  • New links
    • Afghanistan
    • British Locomotive Manufacturers
    • German Locomotive Manufacturers
    • Scotland - Bellrock Lighthouse construction tramway
    • Sweden - Ohsabanan preserved n.g. forestry railway
    • Warrandyte house construction tramway
    • Sugar railways special interest railway modellers site.

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What's new for April 2004?

  • Light Railways - April 2004
  • "Decauville" Portable Railway - New book available now

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What's new for February 2002?

  • Light Railways - February 2002
  • Bonanza Narrow Gauge Railway - New book available now

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What's new for July 2000?

  • Revised prices from 1 July 2000

With the implementation of the Goods & Services Tax (GST) on 1 July 2000 prices of all our books and magazines have had to be adjusted.

The new prices are shown on all the relevant pages of our internet site.

The GST does not apply to exports. As a result, on all sales to overseas customers we will deduct one-eleventh from the prices indicated.


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What's new for April 2000?

  • Light Railways - April 2000
  • Five books from Plateway Press - The Hunslet Engine Works; The Two Foot Gauge Enigma; Narrow Gauge at War 2; The Light Track from Aras; Light Railway Construction
  • Australian Railway Enthusiast December 1999 - special industrial edition
  • And a special offer for new members joining now ...

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What's new for November 1999?

  • Details of LRRSA Brisbane meeting
  • Whistle Punks and Widow Makers - a book for logging enthusiasts ...
  • Vancouver Island Railways - another great book from Sono Nis Press

What's new for October 1999?

  • Light Railways - October 1999
  • The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway - a book of excellent colour photos ...
  • New Zealand Steam Locomotives by Official Number - for privately owned locos
  • In the Beginning - The Story of NZ Locomotives 1863-1877
  • Queensland Sugar Cane Railways Album

What's new for September 1999?

  • Men, Steel and Rails - BHP's Newcastle steelworks railway book
  • The Emu Bay Railway - another excellent book ...
  • Rack Railways of Australia - last opportunity to buy this very popular book

What's new for August 1999?

  • Light Railways - August 1999
  • The Skyline Limited - a fascinating book about an obscure narrow-gauge railway

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What's new for May 1999?

  • Garratts in the Otways - Video - VR narow-gauge 1958-65
  • Settlers and Sawmillers - timber tramways book reprinted
  • And a special offer for new members joining by 15 May ...

What's new for April 1999?

  • Light Railways - April 1999
  • Queensland Canefields Steam Era - A new book of superb photographs
  • Garratts in the Otways - Part 2- More wonderful photographs
  • And a special offer for new members joining now ...

What's new for March 1999?

  • Light Railways - details of issues Nos 76 to 100
  • Garratts in the Otways - Part 2- A new book of superb photographs
  • And a special offer for new members joining now ...

What's new for February 1999?

  • Light Railways - February 1999 !
  • Tasmania's Hagans - A new book on a unique locomotive ...
  • New Zealand bush tramway book ...
  • And a special offer for new members joining now ...

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What's new for March 1998?

  • Members' feedback on the new Light Railways magazine
  • Two new publications available, one features railways of Papua New Guinea, the other features 2 ft 6 in gauge Beyer Garratts.

What's new for February 1998?

  • The new Light Railways magazine, now six times a year
  • Special membership offer - save $12.00 !
  • Order form for Society publications

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What's new for February 1997?

  • Details of the latest issue of Light Railways - January 1997
  • The North-East Dundas Tramway - an Engineering Account as published in Light Railways No.128.

The North-East Dundas Tramway was the railway on which the world's first Beyer Garratt locomotive was used - Tasmanian Government Railways 2 ft gauge K1.

K1 is now being restored to working order for use on the Welsh Highland Railway.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


What's new for January 1997?

  • A description of a ride on the bush section of the Powelltown timber tramway in 1928. The Powelltown tramway used Shay geared locomotives, and a number of illustrations are included with this item. See Timber Tramways