MOONTA MINES NG RAILWAY
12th June 2010
Next was a trip
to the Moonta Mines Tourist Railway Station next to the Moonta Mines School now
a Museum, this Tourist Train is run by The National Trust Moonta Branch by Volunteers. The Gauge is 2 foot with about 5,000 sleeper consisting of Metal sleeper at $54 ,Wood Sleeper $27,and Cement sleeper $12, the distance of
track is 5kms.
The Trip started at the Moonta Mines a State Heritage
area and goes though the old mine's workings under the old
Broad Gauge tracks and old Ord moulds before getting
to the Moonta Railway Station, then returns back to Moonta Mines Tourist Station.
The trip takes 50 minutes with a commentary