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Loss of the Canberra Railway Museum
« on: August 03, 2017, 07:07:29 am »
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/auction-of-canberra-railway-museum-goes-ahead-20170802-gxnrb3.html

Auctioneers begun to liquidate the former Canberra Railway Museum during heated scenes on Wednesday despite efforts to halt the sales.

The museum closed in November after its freight company – started to subsidise popular but expensive heritage train trips – collapsed, leaving more than $700,000 in debt.

Around 100 people gathered at the Kingston site to buy scrap metal, old carriages, memorabilia or to see the trains up close.

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