On Track: Curtin's Railway Journeys
 

John Curtin had a lifelong link with train travel.

As his press secretary Don Rodgers recalled 'He liked train travelling, ... and was very proud of the Commonwealth Railways transcontinental express'.

We invite you to join John Curtin on his railway journeys.

The express train from Perth to Kalgoorlie - 'The Westland'  (Australian Railway Historical Society)
 
Early TravelsEntering ParliamentReturn to the WestLeader of the Opposition Prime Minister Visit the 3D 'Prince of Wales' carriage Online Activities
 

Author: Philippa Rogers
Web design: Lesley Wallace and Sue Grey-Smith with assistance from Lesley Carman-Brown and David Wylie
Education Interactives: Ros Marshall       3D models: Continuum Resources

Acknowledgements: The JCPML thanks Drs Ian and Helen Fairnie for their financial support which has made this project possible.

You'll need QuickTime plug-in to view film clips contained in 'On Track' and Cult 3D plug-in to access the 3D models of the 'Prince of Wales' carriage.
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