IMPORTANT! Be aware that in warmer months, some steam trains may be substituted with diesel due to fire restrictions, or even cancelled altogether. Checking the relevant website will confirm what is currently running and which types of trains are being used on your preferred dates
Sep
26
Tue
2017
Rail Track Riders @ Rail Track Riders
Sep 26 all-day

Looking for a great rail experience this weekend?
Is it a bike? Is it a train?
No! It’s a Railtrack rider in Tasmania’s picturesque Derwent Valley. Operating seven days a week from Mount Field National Park and Maydena station. Discover this unique experience fun for the whole family no matter what age and level of fitness. And the best bit no lycra! Please call 0427 206 864 for bookings as seats fill up fast.
For further information www.railtrackriders.com.au

Sep
27
Wed
2017
Rail Track Riders @ Rail Track Riders
Sep 27 all-day

Looking for a great rail experience this weekend?
Is it a bike? Is it a train?
No! It’s a Railtrack rider in Tasmania’s picturesque Derwent Valley. Operating seven days a week from Mount Field National Park and Maydena station. Discover this unique experience fun for the whole family no matter what age and level of fitness. And the best bit no lycra! Please call 0427 206 864 for bookings as seats fill up fast.
For further information www.railtrackriders.com.au

Most southern rail in Australia @ Ida Bay Railway
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

New tour times have started 1st February 2017 – Trains run everyday 10am, 12pm and 2pm! Cafe open 9am to 4pm

The Ida Bay Railway is the last operating bush “tramway” in Tasmania…. and Australia’s Southern-Most Railway, located at 328 Lune River Road, Lune River Tasmania (Australia).

The Malcolm Moore Locomotives are painted in a distinctive Red and yellow design. Several of the passenger carriages are built on bogie flat wagons built in the 1890s and some of the earliest bogie wagons in Australia.

At the Lune River Station, in Far South Tasmania, you can still see relics of the limestone carrying days in the form of wagons and machinery.

The railway line itself is over 7 kms long so please allow 2 hours for the return trip.

(see website for more details of the journey!)

Launceston Tramway Museum @ Launceston Tramway Museum
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Museum’s main objective is to preserve the heritage of the Launceston Municipal Tramways (LMT), which was responsible for operating the tram fleet between 1911 and 1952. In doing so, to provide the community with the opportunity to experience all of the different types of public transport which the LMT once operated and in the process, become a unique Australian heritage attraction.

Monday – Sunday: 10am to 4pm
Tram available for group bookings: Monday – Tuesday
Tram operating throughout the day: Wednesday – Sunday
Gift Shop available in-store
Closed Public Holidays

ADMISSION

More information on their website

Sep
28
Thu
2017
Rail Track Riders @ Rail Track Riders
Sep 28 all-day

Looking for a great rail experience this weekend?
Is it a bike? Is it a train?
No! It’s a Railtrack rider in Tasmania’s picturesque Derwent Valley. Operating seven days a week from Mount Field National Park and Maydena station. Discover this unique experience fun for the whole family no matter what age and level of fitness. And the best bit no lycra! Please call 0427 206 864 for bookings as seats fill up fast.
For further information www.railtrackriders.com.au

Most southern rail in Australia @ Ida Bay Railway
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

New tour times have started 1st February 2017 – Trains run everyday 10am, 12pm and 2pm! Cafe open 9am to 4pm

The Ida Bay Railway is the last operating bush “tramway” in Tasmania…. and Australia’s Southern-Most Railway, located at 328 Lune River Road, Lune River Tasmania (Australia).

The Malcolm Moore Locomotives are painted in a distinctive Red and yellow design. Several of the passenger carriages are built on bogie flat wagons built in the 1890s and some of the earliest bogie wagons in Australia.

At the Lune River Station, in Far South Tasmania, you can still see relics of the limestone carrying days in the form of wagons and machinery.

The railway line itself is over 7 kms long so please allow 2 hours for the return trip.

(see website for more details of the journey!)

Launceston Tramway Museum @ Launceston Tramway Museum
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Museum’s main objective is to preserve the heritage of the Launceston Municipal Tramways (LMT), which was responsible for operating the tram fleet between 1911 and 1952. In doing so, to provide the community with the opportunity to experience all of the different types of public transport which the LMT once operated and in the process, become a unique Australian heritage attraction.

Monday – Sunday: 10am to 4pm
Tram available for group bookings: Monday – Tuesday
Tram operating throughout the day: Wednesday – Sunday
Gift Shop available in-store
Closed Public Holidays

ADMISSION

More information on their website

Sep
29
Fri
2017
Rail Track Riders @ Rail Track Riders
Sep 29 all-day

Looking for a great rail experience this weekend?
Is it a bike? Is it a train?
No! It’s a Railtrack rider in Tasmania’s picturesque Derwent Valley. Operating seven days a week from Mount Field National Park and Maydena station. Discover this unique experience fun for the whole family no matter what age and level of fitness. And the best bit no lycra! Please call 0427 206 864 for bookings as seats fill up fast.
For further information www.railtrackriders.com.au

Most southern rail in Australia @ Ida Bay Railway
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

New tour times have started 1st February 2017 – Trains run everyday 10am, 12pm and 2pm! Cafe open 9am to 4pm

The Ida Bay Railway is the last operating bush “tramway” in Tasmania…. and Australia’s Southern-Most Railway, located at 328 Lune River Road, Lune River Tasmania (Australia).

The Malcolm Moore Locomotives are painted in a distinctive Red and yellow design. Several of the passenger carriages are built on bogie flat wagons built in the 1890s and some of the earliest bogie wagons in Australia.

At the Lune River Station, in Far South Tasmania, you can still see relics of the limestone carrying days in the form of wagons and machinery.

The railway line itself is over 7 kms long so please allow 2 hours for the return trip.

(see website for more details of the journey!)

Launceston Tramway Museum @ Launceston Tramway Museum
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Museum’s main objective is to preserve the heritage of the Launceston Municipal Tramways (LMT), which was responsible for operating the tram fleet between 1911 and 1952. In doing so, to provide the community with the opportunity to experience all of the different types of public transport which the LMT once operated and in the process, become a unique Australian heritage attraction.

Monday – Sunday: 10am to 4pm
Tram available for group bookings: Monday – Tuesday
Tram operating throughout the day: Wednesday – Sunday
Gift Shop available in-store
Closed Public Holidays

ADMISSION

More information on their website

Sep
30
Sat
2017
Rail Track Riders @ Rail Track Riders
Sep 30 all-day

Looking for a great rail experience this weekend?
Is it a bike? Is it a train?
No! It’s a Railtrack rider in Tasmania’s picturesque Derwent Valley. Operating seven days a week from Mount Field National Park and Maydena station. Discover this unique experience fun for the whole family no matter what age and level of fitness. And the best bit no lycra! Please call 0427 206 864 for bookings as seats fill up fast.
For further information www.railtrackriders.com.au

Most southern rail in Australia @ Ida Bay Railway
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

New tour times have started 1st February 2017 – Trains run everyday 10am, 12pm and 2pm! Cafe open 9am to 4pm

The Ida Bay Railway is the last operating bush “tramway” in Tasmania…. and Australia’s Southern-Most Railway, located at 328 Lune River Road, Lune River Tasmania (Australia).

The Malcolm Moore Locomotives are painted in a distinctive Red and yellow design. Several of the passenger carriages are built on bogie flat wagons built in the 1890s and some of the earliest bogie wagons in Australia.

At the Lune River Station, in Far South Tasmania, you can still see relics of the limestone carrying days in the form of wagons and machinery.

The railway line itself is over 7 kms long so please allow 2 hours for the return trip.

(see website for more details of the journey!)

Launceston Tramway Museum @ Launceston Tramway Museum
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Museum’s main objective is to preserve the heritage of the Launceston Municipal Tramways (LMT), which was responsible for operating the tram fleet between 1911 and 1952. In doing so, to provide the community with the opportunity to experience all of the different types of public transport which the LMT once operated and in the process, become a unique Australian heritage attraction.

Monday – Sunday: 10am to 4pm
Tram available for group bookings: Monday – Tuesday
Tram operating throughout the day: Wednesday – Sunday
Gift Shop available in-store
Closed Public Holidays

ADMISSION

More information on their website

Tasmanian Transport Museum @ Tasmanian Transport Museum
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:15 pm

The museum exhibits include railway locomotives, railmotors, carriages and wagons, trams, trolley buses, motor buses, stationary steam engines and many other items of historical interest. There is also a display of historical photographs and other small objects.

Train trips are run at the museum twice a month, on the first and third Sunday. These are presently operated by DP class diesel railmotor on the first Sunday, and a steam locomotive on the third Sunday

Go to the website for more information.

Oct
1
Sun
2017
Rail Track Riders @ Rail Track Riders
Oct 1 – Oct 2 all-day

Looking for a great rail experience this weekend?
Is it a bike? Is it a train?
No! It’s a Railtrack rider in Tasmania’s picturesque Derwent Valley. Operating seven days a week from Mount Field National Park and Maydena station. Discover this unique experience fun for the whole family no matter what age and level of fitness. And the best bit no lycra! Please call 0427 206 864 for bookings as seats fill up fast.
For further information www.railtrackriders.com.au

Most southern rail in Australia @ Ida Bay Railway
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

New tour times have started 1st February 2017 – Trains run everyday 10am, 12pm and 2pm! Cafe open 9am to 4pm

The Ida Bay Railway is the last operating bush “tramway” in Tasmania…. and Australia’s Southern-Most Railway, located at 328 Lune River Road, Lune River Tasmania (Australia).

The Malcolm Moore Locomotives are painted in a distinctive Red and yellow design. Several of the passenger carriages are built on bogie flat wagons built in the 1890s and some of the earliest bogie wagons in Australia.

At the Lune River Station, in Far South Tasmania, you can still see relics of the limestone carrying days in the form of wagons and machinery.

The railway line itself is over 7 kms long so please allow 2 hours for the return trip.

(see website for more details of the journey!)

Launceston Tramway Museum @ Launceston Tramway Museum
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Museum’s main objective is to preserve the heritage of the Launceston Municipal Tramways (LMT), which was responsible for operating the tram fleet between 1911 and 1952. In doing so, to provide the community with the opportunity to experience all of the different types of public transport which the LMT once operated and in the process, become a unique Australian heritage attraction.

Monday – Sunday: 10am to 4pm
Tram available for group bookings: Monday – Tuesday
Tram operating throughout the day: Wednesday – Sunday
Gift Shop available in-store
Closed Public Holidays

ADMISSION

More information on their website

Steam Train Rides @ Sheffield Railway Station
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

First full weekend of each month, steam train rides are available from the restored Sheffield Railway Station at Sheffield. REDWATER CREEK STEAM AND HERITAGE SOCIETY currently has over 1km of track and full rail safety accreditation under the Tasmanian Government’s Rail Safety Act to operate our heritage railway. Our steam train is hauled by a 1906 Krauss 610mm gauge loco and consists of Tasmanian heritage coaches – a hundred years old and still going strong!

While there you can also see some of our other steam machinery working, and enjoy some real coffee and hot chocolate in the updated station cafe! Why not grab yourself a copy of The Railton-Roland Branch Line, the updated history of the Sheffield Railway,for $15.00 – or one of the various souvenirs or items of memorabilia available?

Tasmanian Transport Museum @ Tasmanian Transport Museum
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:15 pm

The museum exhibits include railway locomotives, railmotors, carriages and wagons, trams, trolley buses, motor buses, stationary steam engines and many other items of historical interest. There is also a display of historical photographs and other small objects.

Train trips are run at the museum twice a month, on the first and third Sunday. These are presently operated by DP class diesel railmotor on the first Sunday, and a steam locomotive on the third Sunday

Go to the website for more information.

Oct
2
Mon
2017
Rail Track Riders @ Rail Track Riders
Oct 2 all-day

Looking for a great rail experience this weekend?
Is it a bike? Is it a train?
No! It’s a Railtrack rider in Tasmania’s picturesque Derwent Valley. Operating seven days a week from Mount Field National Park and Maydena station. Discover this unique experience fun for the whole family no matter what age and level of fitness. And the best bit no lycra! Please call 0427 206 864 for bookings as seats fill up fast.
For further information www.railtrackriders.com.au