David O'Byrne, Minister of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources: Implement a solution prior to 30 April to keep the Abt Railway going!

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Elizabeth Batey
8 years ago
I am disappointed to dind out the demise of the West Coast Wilderness railway. This is one of the reasons for our projected visit at the end of April this year. I am saddened to her that I will not be able to enjoy this adventure into history. Please find a solution to retain this icon

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Steve Drake OAM
8 years ago
I was born in Queenstown my Dad was the fireman on the Strahan Queenie Line we lived in a Railway House in Strahan 1950/51

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Carolyn Slade
8 years ago
This Train Trip was to be the high light of my Tasmanian trip and I will be VERY disappointed if the Train does not run as i will not need to stay in this area of TAS as a result. LOST TOURIST MONEY FOR THE AREA OF QUEENSTOWN.

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vicki windsor
8 years ago
Queenstown born and bred - 3rd generation

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Brian HOLDEN
8 years ago
It is part of what makes Tasmania unique. This railway and its unbelievable history is interwoven into the larger picture of how the west of Tassie was put on the map and an integral part of why patrons visit Tasmania.
Let this icon become inoperative again and not only has the overall attraction of the south-west become impaired, the state and its people will have again lost an icon along with the investment already made in bringing it back to life.
It is easier to keep the project alive than try to resurrect it later.
Sincerely,
Brian Holden
Sydney NSW

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Bill Little
9 years ago
It was a very enjoyable and informative ride, and should not be allowed to fall into disrepair again. It is a very important part of the history of Western Tasmania.

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Ben Timmins
9 years ago
To support any kind of industry that remains in Tasmania.

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Fred Vanderbom
9 years ago
This Railway is a piece of the West Coast's history that is and should remain integral to the tourist experience of the region

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Jenny French
9 years ago
Because it is important to the local community. Communities need things like this in so many ways, and all too often their needs are not considered in the greater economic picture. Ultimately this will hurt far more than 'help'!

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Thomas Glastonbury
9 years ago
A valuable asset to Tasmania's heritage and a world class rail journey - definitely worthy of preservation and ongoing operation!