Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum & Geo Centre
1st January 2015
Commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the picnic train attack in Broken Hill will see a number of special events take place on 1 January 2015.There will be a formal service at the Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum on 1 January 2015 at which a plaque, funded by the NSW Government through Broken Hill’s National Trust, will be unveiled.This will be followed by a morning tea on the station’s platform and those that attend will be able to view a locomotive and ore trucks similar to those used on 1 January 1915. It is hoped that descendants of those that were passengers on the train will attend.A photographic and memorabilia exhibition at the Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum will be open from 11.00am to 1.00pm. Community members can support this exhibition by providing memorabilia and their stories relating to the event.
The Broken Hill Visitor Information Centre (BHVIC) has friendly, qualified staff to assist with organising your Outback experience.