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UPCOMING EVENTS & EXPERIENCES

Transport Heritage NSW operates a regular program of events and experiences, both at the NSW Rail Museum and in partnership with heritage transport organisations across NSW.

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25 & 26 Nov + 2 & 3 Dec 2023

SANTA STEAM TRAIN

NSW Rail Museum

Experience the magic of Christmas at the NSW Rail Museum on a 40-minute steam train ride with Santa!

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1-28 January 2024

SUMMER RAILMOTOR RIDES

Heritage Train Experience

Take a trip aboard charming railmotor CPH 18 and experience history on a 40-minute journey from Thirlmere Station.

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9 & 10 March 2024

STEAM TO THE SURF

Main Line Experience

Enjoy a steam train experience like no other along the scenic Illawarra Line behind Legend of Steam locomotive 3801.

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Returns March 2024

DAY OUT WITH THOMAS

NSW Rail Museum, Thirlmere

Thomas & Friends return to the NSW Rail Museum for Day Out With Thomas in March 2024. Further details to be announced soon. 

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9 & 10 December 2023

SANTA'S VINTAGE ELECTRIC TRAIN

Special Event

Enjoy a vintage electric train ride from Central, through the Inner West to Rhodes and return with Santa!

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Returns March 2024

LOOP LINE STEAM TRAIN RIDES

Heritage Steam Train Experience

Every weekend from March until November, enjoy a 40-minute return trip on the historic Loop Line, the original link between Sydney and Melbourne!

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30 & 31 March 2024

NSW RAIL MUSEUM EXPRESS

NSW Rail Museum, Thirlmere

Travel in style to the NSW Rail Museum behind the largest operating steam locomotive in the Southern Hemisphere, Bayer-Garratt 6029.

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18 & 19 May 2024

THIRLMERE FESTIVAL OF STEAM

Special Event

Presented in partnership with Wollondilly Shire Council, enjoy the magic of steam with steam train rides, live entertainment, parades and more.

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