Canberra, Federal Capital of Australia, was in 1923 a city under construction. The population of the area was about 2,000 and included many building workers living in camps and “tent cities”. Four daily workers’ trains commenced running from Queanbeyan NSW to Canberra on 15 January 1923, over a railway opened to goods traffic on 23 May 1914. (more…)
This special three-part series takes a look back at the history of buses in the Canberra region.
Part One covers the 1920s
Part Two covers the 1930s
Part Three covers the 1940s through to the early 1960s.