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Paddle Steamers Back on the Murray

December 5, 2022 12:38 pm in by
Paddle Steamer on Murray River
 
The Echuca paddle steamers have made a triumphant return over the weekend. 
 
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Murray River Paddle Steamers expressing their on joy on social media, saying that the NSW SES approved the opening on Friday.  
 
“It’s the news they’ve all been waiting for,” the post read.  
 
The emergency declaration between the Hume Dam and Perricoota Station has been removed.
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However, a few rules remain in place to ensure safety.
 
– Maximum speed limit of 15 knots (unless otherwise signposted), and
– Towing of persons is prohibited, and
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– Minimal wash must be produced
 
Image: Roni, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons.
 
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