Ride the Semaphore and Fort Glanville Tourist Railway

Sat 26th September 2015 -
Sun 1st May 2016

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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.

Ride the Semaphore and Fort Glanville Tourist Railway

A magical 30 minute four kilometre return journey, behind

a steam engine travelling along the dunes from Semaphore

Jetty to Point Malcolm and return.

Semaphore Train operates

every Sunday and Public Holidays – October to April

• daily during school holidays in September and April

• daily from 26 December to the end of January school

Adult $8

Child $5 (3-15yrs)

must be accompanied

by a paying adult

Family $20

(2 adults with 2 children)

prices subject to change 2015


Trains start from Semaphore jetty, and depart generally

every hour, from 11am to 4pm.

When the forecast temperature is 35 degrees or over the

trains will not run.

Note: During the operating season trains will run whenever

a special event is planned for Semaphore eg Greek Festival,

Kite Festival etc.

 » Semaphore_flyer.pdf  [434kb]

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.

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