20 Dec 1926 - Sydney underground railway opened
On 20 December 1926 the first section of underground railway in Sydney began operating.
The underground tunnel system of the City Loop operated from St James to Central Station. The next section of underground railway to Town Hall and Wynyard opened in 1932.
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A brief introduction to the collection and how to access the records
Employment with the Railways covered a large range of positions including driver, cleaner, engineer, draftsman, inspector, timekeeper, porter and ganger
Highlighting the transformation of Central Railway Station from its opening in 1855 to 1921 when the clocktower was completed
On 2 August 1917 the General Strike began. It started in the Randwick Rail Workshops & Eveleigh Carriage Workshops & quickly spread to other industries until about 100,000 workers were on strike