Acknowledgement of Railway Bob by Olivia Savvas MP in SA Parliament
Olivia Savvas MP took the time to acknowledge Railway Bob during the 31st of August 2023 SA Parliament session and spoke of his significance to South Australian history and railway folklore.
Two Truths One Lie – 100 years of the naming of The Ghan
ABC Adelaide’s Sonya Feldhoff is joined by John to talk about one of Australia’s most popular trains – The Ghan. The day of this broadcast marked the 100th anniversary of the naming of The Ghan. There are several statements in relation to the naming of The Ghan, of which John sets the record straight on fact and fiction..
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The Overland Passenger Train – A conversation with Peter Goers and John Wilson
John Wilson joins Peter Goers on ABC Evenings to have a conversation about Australia’s first inter-capital passenger train – The Overland.
5AA Talking Adelaide with Matthew Pantelis
John Wilson joins Matthew Pantelis on 5AA Talking Adelaide to discuss the story of Bob the Railway Dog and the possibilities of making a TV series or feature film based on his adventures.
The Amazing Adventures of Railway Bob Book Launch
The book launch took place at the Burra Railway Station on Saturday 10 December 2022 09:30am central summer time by invitation.
A Tribute to Bob the Railway Dog
Sarlines Books collaborated with Blue Goanna Digital to produce our feature video “A Tribute to Bob The Railway Dog”, to celebrate the release of our recent publication “The Amazing Adventures of Railway Bob”, South Australia’s most celebrated canine.
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How The Ghan Got its Name – A discussion with Deb Tribe, John Wilson and Hon Mark Butler MP
Railway icon The Ghan is the oldest named train in Australia. Join Deb Tribe at ABC Adelaide as she invites John and Hon Mark Butler MP to discuss the importance of the train and how it tells the story of the South Australia’s social and economic history.