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Locomotive 3801 was officially relaunched at Sydney's Central Station on Friday 12 March 2021 by Her Excellency, the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of NSW. To celebrate 3801's return, the locomotive is now operating to a variety of destinations across NSW in 2021.

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UPCOMING 3801 EVENTS

The 3801 relaunch events program has been suspended due to ongoing public health orders.

 

We look forward to returning 3801 to service as soon as restrictions are eased.

THE 3801 PROJECT

Locomotive 3801 was built in 1943 by Clyde Engineering and has been in preservation since its retirement from the NSW Railways in 1962.

 

The locomotive was withdrawn from heritage service in 2007, as it required major boiler repairs. You can read more about the project and the latest updates below.

 
 

MERCHANDISE

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Enhance your 3801 event experience with a branded mug, cap, t'shirt and more!

Select from a wide range of 3801 merchandise at the NSW Rail Museum online store today.

JOIN & SUPPORT

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Volunteer

Become a THNSW volunteer and join the team delivering 3801.

Donate

Every contribution helps bring transport heritage to life. Discover four ways you can help. 

Membership

Interested in becoming a member? Find out about member benefits.