The Haunting Tragedy of the 1979 Sydney Ghost Train Fire

On June 9th, 1979, approximately 35 riders boarded the Sydney Ghost Train ride in Australia’s beloved harbor attraction Luna Park. Seven of them would not leave the train tunnel alive. 

Luna Park in Sydney
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The Victims

Luna Park windmill in Sydney
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The Official Explanation

Alternate Theories

Aftermath

Luna Park Ghost Train plaque commemorating victims
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