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Re: Replacing Passenger Stock (WAS Re: Bluebird Railcars for Gippsland)
David & Jan Winter (email@example.com) wrote:
> As Australia was proclaimed on 1 Jan 1901, the year 2000 lacks the
> significance of 2001 - but of course, we do have the Olympics, and it does
> mark the end of the 1900s.
Australia was proclaimed on the first day of the 20th Century. Queen
Victoria at the stroke of 2pm in London on 31/12/1900, which made it
exactly the start of the new century in Sydney.