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Bray Atkin watches driver Rod Short during an historic train trip on Sunday. Photo Gemima Harvey/ Coffs Coast Advocate

Coffs loves its ride through history

PULLING up at Coffs Harbour Station on Saturday, the vintage train marked 99 years to the day since the first train arrived in our city.


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mrmerlot - Taree

Would loved to have been there. As a kid I used to ride these Rail Motors on the Illawarra line, brings back lots of memories. They were kak brown & yellow and know as "The Camel". I remember once we had cousins from western Sydney staying with us...

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