Semaphore Train

The Semaphore to Fort Glanville train departs from the foot of the jetty at the end of the popular Semaphore Road cafe strip, and parallels the Esplanade and the sand dunes of one of Adelaide's most popular swimming beaches, before passing through the dunes near historic Fort Glanville at Point Malcolm.

Ride the Railway

The railway operates:

  • Every Sunday & Public Holiday from October to April (inclusive)
  • Daily during school holidays in September and April, except Tuesdays amd Thursdays
  • 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.

Prices for this unique scenic and relaxing train ride are as follows:

Adult $8  
Child $5 (3 years to 15 years)
Family $20 (4 people, including at least one child)

 

Please Note

Tickets for the Semaphore and Fort Glanville Tourist Railway do not include admission to the Museum (and vice versa). Tickets are sold from the train or prepaid from the National Railway Museum shop.

The Semaphore and Fort Glanville Tourist Railway does not operate if the forecast temperature for Adelaide is 35ºC or higher on the morning of operation.

Visit the NRM

76 Lipson Street
Port Adelaide
South Australia  5015
Australia
Open Daily / 10am – 4:30pm

Adult

$12

Concession

$9

Child
5-15 yrs & with an adult

$6

Family
2 adults & up to 3 children

$32

  • Prices may vary for special events
  • Open from 12pm on ANZAC Day
  • Closed Christmas Day

The National Railway Museum acknowledges the Kaurna people as the traditional owners and custodians of the Adelaide Plains. We honour and respect their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country. We aim to respect the cultural heritage, customs and beliefs of all Indigenous people.

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