Last Wednesday, February 17, 20201 an old friend returned to Oberon.
Residents who were around prior to 1964 and travelled on the Oberon to Tarana branch railway line, would have travelled on a carriage called a “Composite Brake Branch – line Sitting Car” or “HS36” for short.
After an absence of 57 years, Oberon Tarana Heritage Railway Inc. has brought HS36 back to Oberon.
Car HS36 now has State Heritage significance as an example of an all compartment carriage that illustrates late nineteenth century developments in carriage construction. It’s thought it may be the only carriage of its type left in New South Wales. It is virtually original condition and retains many significant interior and exterior elements associated with 1890’s…