10 Barbour Rd, Thirlmere
Phone : 02 4681 8001 Fax : 02 4681 8410
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Home to Australia's largest collection of working and static rolling stock and a vast display of objects, artefacts and memorabilia, Trainworks tells the story of New South Wales' rail history.
Since 1975 the Thirlmere site has been home to a significant collection of rail heritage items and with the upgrade of facilities and recent opening of the new exhibition building, it is now a major regional tourist attraction.
Experience a real steam or vintage diesel train rides - visit our website www.trainworks.com.au for current timetable.
There is plenty to do at Trainworks
Hear the hustle and bustle, puff and chug of a steam-era train station
Climb into the cab of a locomotive
Enjoy the sound and light show that tells the story of loco 1021
Explore inside some of our special-purpose carriages such as the mail van, sleeping and dining cars
Feel what it was like for prisoners inside the prison van with our interactive display
Meet some of our heroes and legends in the Great Train Hall
Marvel at elegant engineering and craftsmanship
Learn about some of the most interesting jobs on the railways
Operate the Steam Machine to learn how steam power works
View behind-the-scenes maintenance and conservation of the heritage fleet by staff and volunteers as work on a variety of locomotives and carriages
Run, jump, spin and climb in our playground