Sat 17th September 2016

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Event Diary 2016

Mon 8th August 2016 -
Sat 31st December 2016

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National Train & Father’s Day

Sun 4th September 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.

Expression of Interest (EOI)

A unique collection of two foot (610mm) gauge mining railway history.

This includes the following: 


·                  A loop track of 14 lbs/yard of rail – measuring almost 200m (400m of rail)

·                  Points - 1 x 20 lbs/yard Y shaped turnout; plus 1 x 14 lbs/yard (rough)

·                  Turntables - 1 x 2.5m diameter; 1 non-operational

·                  Ore hopper (dump truck) sourced from Broken Hill mine

·                  VW engine (1957 model) satisfactory condition mounted on wheels and acts as a locomotive

·                  Siding and additional rail - approximately 200 m

·                  All track includes eg sleepers, fishplates, bolts and washers 


Location - mid north of South Australia


Successful EOI will need to provide detail regarding:


·         timeframe required if successful and the proposed method for dismantleing and removal from existing site, 

·         intended future re-use,

·         proposed financial offer.


EOI will close on 30 September 2016

For more information contact:

Trudi-Ann Brooks

or telephone 0466 153 205 : between 5pm and 9pm CST weeknights only


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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