'Logistics nightmare': Hunter Valley-based trains enthusiasts argue for more time to vacate Huntlee housing estate at North Rothbury

Gabriel Fowler
By Gabriel Fowler
June 21 2022 - 7:00pm
Chris Richards standing in front of a R766 Steam Train which will need to be removed from the North Rothbury site to make way for the Huntlee housing estate development. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

WITHOUT enough time, and more than $1 million dollars to relocate by road, the Hunter Valley's beloved Picnic Train may come to a screaming halt and hundreds of historic railway items abandoned.

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Gabriel Fowler

Gabriel Fowler

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Experienced journalist covering areas including court, community and social welfare, justice, the environment, and broader investigations. Gabriel.Fowler@newcastleherald.com.au

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