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 […]

DP13 ‘Gatsby Flyer’ Update

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  DownsSteam is proud to announce the successful completion of a major milestone in the restoration of our ex. TGR railmotor DP13, ‘The Gatsby Flyer’. Over the last two weeks, the volunteer team have completed numerous tests, culminating today in the first movement under its own power. This has been a major project for DownsSteam, […]

Australia Day 2018

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DownsSteam Tourist Railway & Museum invites you to Australia Day 2018 at the Drayton station and workshop precinct. Gates open from 10am to 3pm, with entry by gold coin donation. Flag raising and Australia Day Speeches will be held at 11.30am.   Check out just how much progress is being made by our dedicated volunteers […]

Merry Christmas

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DownsSteam would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Christmas and New Year. Our Drayton Precinct will be closed to the public from Monday December 18th and re-open on Tuesday January 9th 2018. Our January “Open Day” will not be running as it falls during the Christmas Break. We would like to thank all […]

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 […]