Bush Poets Breakfast

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DownsSteam Bush Poets Breakfast featuring Gary Fogarty & Ray Essery DownsSteam is hosting a very special Bush Poets breakfast on the Drayton Station Platform, Sunday, 25th of March. At 8.00am, a hearty barbecue breakfast will be prepared by our friendly volunteer team immediately prior to the show. Then sit back and relax as two of Australia’s best known Bush Poets […]

December Newsletter

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DownsSteam is now accredited under the National Rail Safety Law after QLD moved from Transport and Main Roads (TMR) to the Office of National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) from midnight on 30 June 2017. This change brings Queensland operators, including DownsSteam, under the same umbrella as all other operators in Australia. Learn more about these […]

Father’s Day

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Father's Day Breakfast Bookings are Essential: Father’s Day Breakfast Online Booking & Tickets IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to circumstances outside of our control, we cannot offer section car rides during Fathers Day at DownsSteam, we aim to have the section cars back online for our next open day in October. Why not treat your father to something […]

“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 […]

Mother’s Day

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Mother's Day Breakfast Bookings are Essential: Mother’s Day Breakfast Online Booking & Tickets Why not treat your mother to something special this Mother’s day? DownsSteam is hosting a special Mother’s day breakfast again this year, serving a beautiful hot and continental breakfast served on board our platform and carriages. Breakfast will be served in a […]

July Newsletter

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DownsSteam Tourist Railway & Museum had a very busy start to 2017, with a large amount of progress on our rollingstock restorations and changes made throughout our Drayton precinct.  Please see the July newsletter attached below. Download July Newsletter