The Semaphore to Fort Glanville Tourist Railway

Sat 1st October 2016 -
Sun 30th April 2017

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Sun 23rd April 2017

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Take a journey into railway history at the National Railway Museum, Australia's largest railway museum with over 100 exhibits representing State, Commonwealth and private railway operators on the three major rail gauges used in Australia.

Climb into the cabs of giant steam engines, walk through elegant carriages, enjoy free train rides and interactive and educational displays.

Why not take a ride on the Semaphore to Fort Glanville Tourist Railway? It runs:

  • Every Sunday and Public Holiday from October to April (inclusive)
  • Daily during school holidays in September and April
  • Daily from 26th December to the end of January school holidays

Steam trains will depart between 11am and 4pm, roughly every hour or at frequencies varied according to demand.

The National Railway Museum....Affordable Family Entertainment.

SALE book "Tales from A Railway Odyssey" by Keith A Smith


The Shop has managed to get a small supply of this book: "Tales from A Railway Odyssey" by Keith A Smith

Hard cover - 7 only in stock at $15

Soft cover - 20 in stock at $10

Keith A Smith A.M., O.B.E., B.E, was born at Orange, NSW, in 1915 and was employed as an Apprentice Fitter and Turner at the Eveleigh Railway Workshops in Sydney. He was named as Apprentice of the Year in 1934 and in  1936 was awarded two scholarships........... During the war years he was associated the Beaufort aircraft production and became Deputy works Manager of the Australian Cruiser Tank Project......he was appointed Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Commonwealth Railways........ In 1960 he became Commissioner of the Comonwealth Railways ....... He retired in 1981...  

 » SALE_Shop_Book_Tales_from_A_Railway_Odysey.pdf  [1.2MB]

Museum open 10am - 4:30pm daily
Adult $12
Concession $9
Child (3-15 yrs & accompanied by an adult) $6
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) $32

Please note: Entry prices may vary for special events.
Closed Christmas Day. Open from 12pm on ANZAC day.

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Phone: (08) 8341 1690
Post: P.O. Box 3153
Port Adelaide
South Australia 5015

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