Canberra Rail Museum

Canberra Rail Museum

Canberra Rail Museum DJI Phantom 2 flight over the Canberra Rail Museum Geijera Place, Kingston, Australia The CANBERRA RAILWAY MUSEUM is operated by the ACT Division of the Australian Railway Historical Society. The museum houses displays of historic locomotives, carriages and rail memorabilia. In addition, the Canberra Railway Museum is the home to both Australia’s oldest and largest operating steam locomotives. The oldest, 1210, was built in 1878 whilst the Beyer-Garratt 6029 steam locomotive weighs 265 tons, the heaviest locomotive class to run in Australia, and the largest operating Steam Locomotive in the Southern Hemisphere.We also host educational tours and are available as a party venue. We welcome group visits, and locations for events such as wedding photography and filming.Throughout the year we run fantastic heritage rail trips and tours, from regular short shuttle trips to Fyshwick, to steam hauled trains to Bungendore, to long distance trips to Sydney and beyond. We also run dinner/dance trains, and offer charters for your special occasion.Canberra Railway Museum contains a variety of exhibits including the railway yard itself (part of extensive rail facilities built in the 1970s), steam and diesel locomotives, railmotors, passenger carriages and freight vehicles. canberrarailwaymuseum.org Flight to catch the Steam Loco leaving the museum station followed by a flyover of the museum

 

 

 

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