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Rattler Acting General Manager Appointed as General Manager

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Rattler Railway Company are pleased to announce the appointment of Micheal Green as General Manager of the Mary Valley Rattler following his tenure as Acting General Manager since May 2019.  Mr. Green has been with the Mary Valley Rattler since September 2018, originally appointed as the Assets and Operations Manager. Over that time the not

Double Steam Day at the Mary Valley Rattler

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Mary Valley Rattler are looking forward to celebrating a moment in history and invite you along for the ride. Since rail operations commenced in October 2018 on the historic rail line thousands of people have enjoyed a heritage rail experience. The Mary Valley Rattler operate a fleet of rolling-stock including steam locomotives, diesel locomotives and

Rattler Operations Manager to take on acting GM Position

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23rd May 2019 Mary Valley Rattler Assets and Operations Manager Micheal Green has been appointed to the position of acting General Manager for the Rattler Railway Company. His appointment follows the resignation of David Thompson, who is leaving to take up an International opportunity. Rattler Railway Company Chairman Ian McNicol said Rattler Railway Company wished

New General Manager appointed at Mary Valley Rattler

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The Mary Valley Rattler Railway Company is delighted to announce today it has appointed a new General Manager, David Thompson, to oversee operations at the popular Gympie-based tourism attraction. Mary Valley Rattler Chairman Ian McNicol said Mr Thompson, formerly the long-time General Manager at the Sunshine Coast’s Aussie World theme park one hour south of

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The Mary Valley Rattler are an accredited rail infrastructure manager running a heritage rail experience between Gympie and Amamoor. We operate multiple types of rollingstock including a C17 Steam Locomotive. Safety is our number one priority. We have a comprehensive fire risk management plan in place which includes having our Gympie Emergency Response Train (Gertie) follow

Mary Valley Rattler schedules record number of services

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The Mary Valley Rattler will mark a major milestone next month, with a record number of train journeys scheduled for December, as strong demand from visitors builds. The heritage railway experience is on track to run 34 services in December, a 30% increase from its regular timetable of the 26 services spread across Wednesdays, Saturdays