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Reminiscences Of Helensburgh Railway Station

Metropolitan TunnelDon Robertson’s Reminiscences of Helensburgh Railway Station


Mr Donald Robertson was in his seventies when he wrote these reminiscences in October 1979. Donald Robertson was the second son of Mr D. A. W. Robertson who was the manager of the Metropolitan Colliery in the early years following the turn of the 19th Century.


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Rock fall near tunnel entrance

Heavy rain earlier in the year caused a rock fall near the entrance to the old Metropolitan Tunnel. In late May Helensburgh & District Landcare group members held a working bee to move the rocks off the rail, and remove rubbish and graffiti.

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