Rail lovers show their support

RAIL: Over run tracks between Rylstone and Kandos.
RAIL: Over run tracks between Rylstone and Kandos.

Over 1200 have signed Kandos Museum’s petition to re-open the rail link between Kandos and Rylstone.

Kandos Museum and Lithgow State Mine Railway want the 7km of rail between Kandos and Rylstone to be re-opened to support tourist and event trains operating between the two towns and to bring visitors to the Kandos-Rylstone district.

“We have had a great response to our petition with over 1200 people lending their support in just over 6 weeks,” Buzz Sanderson, President of Kandos Museum Inc said.

“Kandos-Rylstone is a small community and re-opening this rail link would enable us to really lift the visitor economy.”

We have had a great response to our petition with over 1200 people lending their support in just over 6 weeks

Buzz Sanderson, President of Kandos Museum Inc

“We will be presenting our petition to Paul Toole at the end of the month. Paul has been a great support and we are hoping for a positive outcome,” Michael Wilson, chairman of Lithgow State Mine Railway said.

The re-opening of the line would see the start of the Kandos-Rylstone Rail Heritage Precinct project preserve and restore the three railway stations of Clandulla, Kandos and Rylstone.