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A Virtual Excursion to Bathurst – Impact of Rail (Early Stage 1, Stage 1, Stage 2)

On Demand

Hear fasinating historical facts on the development of railways in Australia and it’s impact on trade, transport and employment and how it’s changed society into present day.


Join us on this virtual tour from the new Bathurst Rail Museum incorporating the historic Railway Institute Building, this session will explore the importance of railway development in Australia and how it changed society into the present day.

• Discover what it meant to be a part of the railway community
• Hear stories of how this affected the development in New South Wales
• Learn about the opportunities the railway provided for trade, transport and employment
• Uncover how this impacted on the new social and cultural scene that flourished in Bathurst
• Be amazed by the largest publicly displayed HO scale model railway in Australia

*Teachers can take advantage of class discussion opportunities by pausing the video when questions are asked by the presenter.
*Teacher printable resources also available.


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Museums Bathurst, DART Learning

Event Details

Event Type

On Demand

Delivery Platform

Youtube Recording


1 Hour 3 Minutes





Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

HSIE » History » Past and Present (Stage 1 - Year 1 and 2)

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Technology and Materials Requirements

Reliable internet
Device for viewing
Whiteboard for presenting to class
Printer – If wishing to print out resources, worksheets

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Museums Bathurst Team

Phone: 02 6333 6522

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://museumsbathurst.com.au/

NSW Department of Education

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