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Travel by train ; Consign by rail / Department of Railways, New South Wales
Bib ID 6927336
Format ObjectObject [three-dimensional form, cartographic image, object]
Author
New South Wales. Department of Railways, designer
 
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Description [Sydney, New South Wales] : Department of Railways, New South Wales, [1956 or 1957?] 
1 circular card : cardboard, colour, 25 cm in diameter 
Notes

Volvelle, or circular slide chart featuring a map of New South Wales which rotates to show details about railway stations in New South Wales. 48 towns are named at the side of the map wheel, and as the wheel goes round, a number of features are described for particular towns including population of town, elevation of town, name of railway line situated on, whether serviced by air conditioned train, number on map, rail mileage from Sydney, whether served by bulk loading system, average annual rainfall and maximum and minimum mean temperatures.

Originally published as a promotional card.

Date of publication from vendor's notes.

On verso: Printed information about trips by rail in regional New South Wales, suburban fares, air-conditioned train services, bulk loading system, size of the railway system, and Sydney's electric railway system.

Includes colour illustrations.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-245067285

Subjects Railroads -- New South Wales.  |  Railroads -- New South Wales -- Maps.  |  New South Wales -- Maps.

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