Open Day

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AUGUST UPDATE: We have some exciting activities planned for our August Open Day including a live steam display of our c1910 Robey traction engine, section car rides behind a rare Tamper TMC6, barista made coffee in the “Queenslander” Lounge car and live music featuring a local Ukulele group.  DownsSteam Tourist Railway & Museum is pleased […]

Railmotor Focus Week

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Our Ex-TGR railmotor DP13 has come a long way since its unfortunate firebombing in Tasmania, much of the structural frame had to be replaced, along with the new interior which had to be built from scratch. The huge amount of work completed to date is a fine testament to the dedication and skills within the […]

A New Look !

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For the age of the ‘M’ class carriages, built in the early 50s, the interiors are in remarkably good condition. A small group of talented volunteers have spent many, many hours working on the electrical and air conditioning with great success. In addition to all the work on the inside, another group of very hard […]