April 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 April newsletter attached below. Download April Newsletter

May Newsletter

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The start of 2016 has been very busy for DownsSteam Tourist Railway and Museum, with significant progress made in all areas. Our rail motor DP13 is undergoing a major facelift, with the addition of the sheeting covering the exterior of the railmotor, the interior is also nearing completion with the majority of the woodwork nearly complete […]

Great Success – Australia Day 2016

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Downs Steam once again held a fantastic Australia Day at our Drayton precinct, the day started gloomy with light showers, but revealed a beautiful sunny afternoon. We had an excellent roll up from the general public and members, with all having an enjoyable time. Many attractions were on show, from the stationary traction engine, our […]

Downs Steam Newsletter

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2015 was a big year for Downs Steam Tourist Railway and Museum, with significant progress made in all areas. Our Steam locomotive C16-106 has made significant progress to returning to the rails, with a large amount of structural repair and inspections carried out to the frame and wheels. Our rail motor DP13 has also seen a large […]

Carnival Time 2015

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Think you’ve seen it? Think again! Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers is recognized as a national tourism event. As one of the premier tourist attractions in the region DownsSteam is proud to be a major part of this important event. Carnival week is your opportunity to enjoy not only the beautiful gardens but to see the […]

Drayton Deviation

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100 Year Anniversary Drayton Deviation Rail-line. We are holding a Celebration Breakfast for the 100th Anniversary of the Opening of the Drayton Deviation Rail-Line on Saturday 16th May 2015. Under the professional expertise of Robert Ketton, we will celebrate with a Full Breakfast on the platform with many interesting stories from Robert. We will be […]