Railway Public Relations Documents

The documents on this page were published by the Railways to raise awareness and inform the public. They were of particular interest to railway enthusiastists.

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Railway Quiz - 1949 Railway Quiz - 1949 - This document was published by the NSW Government Railways and was a public relations document designed to answer questions often asked by the public. - ©Railcorp 1949 14.14 MB 1053x
On Track - The State Rail Fleet - 1995 On Track - The State Rail Fleet - 1995 - This document was published by the State Rail Authority and was a public relations document designed to provide information on predominant rolling stock in service. - ©Railcorp 1995 4.47 MB 980x
Souvenir Brochure NSWGR - 1855 - 1955 Souvenir Brochure NSWGR - 1855 - 1955 - This document was published as part of the centenary celebrations for the NSW Railways in 1955. It described the exhibitions that were provided as part of the centenary celebrations. - ©RailCorp 1955 18.7 MB 1110x
NSWGR Railways at Work - 1947 NSWGR Railways at Work - 1947 - This document was published as a railways publicity document. It described the activities undertaken by the NSWGR. - ©RailCorp 1947 6.21 MB 996x
1962 Railway Quiz 1962 Railway Quiz - This book was published periodically by the Railways Department and sold to the public. It contained interesting facts and information about the operation of the Railways. - ©RailCorp 1962 5 MB 1655x
Modern Diesel Locomotive Data Modern Diesel Locomotive Data - This document was published on a number of occasions by the Railways Department and sold to the public. It contained facts and information about Diesel Locomotives used by the NSWGR and its successors. - ©RailCorp 1979 3.96 MB 1341x
Steam Locomotive Data - 1974 Steam Locomotive Data - 1974 - This document was published by the Railways Department and sold to the public. It contained facts and historical information about Steam Locomotives that had been used, were in service or proposed, for use by the NSWGR. - ©RailCorp 1974 18.7 MB 1905x
Locomotives - New South Wales Rail System - 1984 Locomotives - New South Wales Rail System - 1984 - This document was published on a number of occasions by the Railways Department and sold to the public. It contained facts and information about Diesel Locomotives used by the NSWGR and its successors. - ©RailCorp 1984 8.64 MB 850x
Railways at War Railways at War - This document was published by the NSWGR and provided an outline history of the activities of the railways during the second world war. It contained facts and information about the impact of the war on the railway, train operations, infrastructure works undertaken to support the war effort, described ways that the railways assisted the war effort outside of normal train operation, and how the staff played their part. - ©RailCorp circa 1949 13.85 MB 899x
New South Wales Steam Locomotive Data - 1966 New South Wales Steam Locomotive Data - 1966 - This document was published by the NSWGR and provided information on the history of steam locomotives. It included information on the builder, date in service, date withdrawn, mileage, cost, etc. - ©RailCorp circa 1966 10.03 MB 912x
The Railways of New South Wales - 1855 - 1955 The Railways of New South Wales - 1855 - 1955 - This document was published by the NSWGR on the Centenary celebrations of the railways in 1955, and featured much information and many photos from the NSW Railways archives. - ©RailCorp 1955 41.81 MB 650x
A Century of Locomotives - New South Wales Railways - 1855 - 1955 A Century of Locomotives - New South Wales Railways - 1855 - 1955 - This document was published by the NSWGR on the Centenary celebrations of the railways in 1955, and described the locomotives used on the railways between 1855 and 1955. It featured information and many photos from the NSW Railways archives and other sources. - ©RailCorp 1955 17.97 MB 660x
Souvenir of the Official Opening of the Sydney - Melbourne Standard Gauge Railway Line - 1962 Souvenir of the Official Opening of the Sydney - Melbourne Standard Gauge Railway Line - 1962 - This document was published by the NSWGR on the official opening of the Sydney - Melbourne standard gauge railway line, and described the operations of the NSW Government Railways. It featured information and many photos from the NSW Railways archives and other sources. - ©RailCorp 1962 50.21 MB 463x
Souvenir of the Official Opening of the Sydney - Perth Standard Gauge Railway Line - 1970 Souvenir of the Official Opening of the Sydney - Perth Standard Gauge Railway Line - 1970 - This document was published by the NSWGR on the official opening of the Sydney - Perth standard gauge railway line. - ©Railways of Australia 1970 7.55 MB 381x
Modern Air-Conditioned Expresses on all Main Lines - circa 1970 Modern Air-Conditioned Expresses on all Main Lines - circa 1970 - This document was published by the NSWGR to tell the travelling public of the various express trains operating in NSW. - ©RailCorp circa 1970 740.26 KB 138x