In 2019, Sydney Trains celebrated several historical milestones, such as the 40th anniversary of the Eastern Suburbs Railway, the 80th anniversary of the opening of the Southerland to Cronulla line, 140th anniversary of Gunnedah Station and 150th anniversary of Bowenfels Station.
The 2020 National Trust Heritage Awards held today recognised the stellar effort by the Sydney Train’s Heritage Team, by naming their project ‘We open the line in 1979 – The ESR Turns 40!’ a winner in the Heritage Events, Exhibitions & Tours Category.
"It is easy to put history behind us in the quest for improving our future. Still, we all stand on the shoulders of those who've gone before us. During the study and interpretation of our heritage across all disciplines, I am humbled and inspired to appreciate and celebrate those ordinary people, who create our extraordinary world for our benefit," says Beata Kade, managing director.
Art of Multimedia was honoured to partner Sydney Trains in interpreting the history of this milestone in transport heritage and congratulate the other collaborators including Barocky Chocky, Ultra Building Works and the National Film Sound Archive.
Congratulations to all the other National Trust Awards Winners and Highly Commended, for their dedication to preserving and celebrating our diverse heritage.