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A Virtual Excursion to Bathurst – Impact of Rail
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. We will discover what it meant to be a part of the railway community, from work and education to fun and family.
In this session students will
Learn how railways changed the way of life in Australia
Visit a 110 year old Sydney suburban train carriage and compare to trains we ride today.
Learn how important the rail was to country towns like Bathurst, from the gold rush to the two world wars and beyond.
Hear about the people who make a railway community.
Learn how to drive a steam train.
NSW History Syllabus Content
Stage 3 The Australian Colonies
HT 3-1 describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia
HT3-2 describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time
HT 3-3 identifies change and continuity and describes the causes and effects of change on Australian society
HT 3-5 applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Museums Bathurst
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This session will be delivered via Zoom
If you have any queries please contact the provider
Name: Alison Wright
Phone: 02 6333 6522
Email: [email protected]