Open Day

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DownsSteam Tourist Railway & Museum invites you to our next Drayton station and workshop precinct “open day”, on the first Saturday of the month. Check out just how much progress is being made by our dedicated volunteers and see why DownsSteam is becoming a major Toowoomba tourist attraction. * Explore our family friendly precinct with […]

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

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Are you looking for a different and unique experience during Toowoomba’s Carnival of Flowers week? Well head out to DownsSteam Tourist Railway at 16 Cambooya Street Drayton, where you will see what our dedicated team of volunteers have accomplished. Our wonderful gardens have achieved a ‘Highly Commended’ award in this years Carnival of Flowers Garden […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]