"On the Fernleigh Track with Scott Bevan": Part 4 - Redhead to Whitebridge

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By Scott Bevan
Updated February 4 2022 - 1:19pm, first published February 2 2022 - 8:00am
ALL ABOARD: A steam train pulling passenger carriages leaves Redhead station in 1963. Picture: Courtesy, Ray Love

COAL may have been the lifeblood of Redhead, but the artery carrying it was the rail line slicing through the village's western fringe.

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Scott Bevan is a senior writer for The Newcastle Herald. He has also worked in radio and television and is the author of six books.