Ridable Miniature Railways
A ridable miniature railway is a ground-level, large scale model railway that hauls passengers using locomotives that are models of full-sized railway locomotives. The locomotives can be powered by diesel or petrol engines, live steam engines or electric motors.
Diamond Valley Railway – a ridable miniature railway
Teddy Bears’ Picnic 8 June 2015
The Diamond Valley Railway (a ridable minature railway) in Eltham held a “teddy Bear’s Picnic on 7 & 8 June 2015.
Children who brought a teddy bear were able to ride the locomotive for free whilst adult admission was the usual $3.
Here are some photos from the event. Note the teddy bears on and around the locomotives, railway tracks and held by the passengers.