“Cafe Loco”

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DownsSteam Tourist Railway & Museum invites you to the launch of “Cafe Loco”. “Cafe Loco” is located in the “Queenslander Lounge” and can be accessed via the “Darling Downs Finest Dining Car” on Platform 1. Sit back and relax in one of Queensland Rail’s exclusive former “Queenslander Class on the Sunlander” lounge cars. Cafe Loco […]

December Newsletter

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DownsSteam Tourist Railway & Museum had a very busy 2016, with a large amount of progress and change made throughout. On behalf of the Board we would like to wish all of our volunteers, followers and fans a very merry christmas and a happy new year. We look forward to sharing the exciting developments bound […]

TrainSpotting with Robert

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!!!Please note we are now booked out for the event!!!   We invite you to come and join Robert Ketton and hear his colourful train stories as you tour the complex. Included will be our amazing Dreamtime Journey Coach, the Gatzby Flyer as she rises with style  from the ashes, and Toowoomba’s own  106 Steam […]

July Newsletter

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It has been a busy few months at DownsSteam Tourist Railway & Museum, please see the July Newsletter attached below. Downs Steam Newsletter July 2016

DownsSteam Sleepover

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Volunteers had the opportunity to enjoy and experience staying on-board a M-class carriage set at DownsSteam on the 16th July. The purpose of the sleep over was to test the carriages and the on-board systems, as well as give back to the volunteers a great night filled with, stories, videos, good company and great food. […]

Fundraising Campaign launched for 106

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A new fundraising campaign has been launched for the restoration of Downs Steam’s Queensland Class C16 steam locomotive. Suitably named, Project 106- The Pride of Toowoomba. We hope to raise enough funds over the next few years, so that we can operate this steam locomotive on family friendly tourist operations from Toowoomba throughout the Darling Downs, adding another gem […]