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Thirlmere Flyer Steam Train

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2 weeks ago
“Forgotten Heritage”
28 Dec 2018
“day out”
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Rail Heritage Central | Main concourse, Sydney Central station, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Inner West
+61 2 9379 1110
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Sunday 3rd March, went to thirlmere for their annual steamfest day, it was on sat as well but sunday Family day. Well , a lot organisations would benefit by how this was put together and run...WOW.If you missed it , your loss. What a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank thecubhole
Reviewed 28 December 2018

i have visited this place a few times now because it is wonderfull to wonder around all the old trains having a look at our past,even went on a ride on one of the old steam trains too when they are running down the old...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank William B
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the steam trains great history of all type of trains from around Australia. There is a cafe on site and BBQ area for families to enjoy the whole day and learn a lot as well. Fun part going on a steam train.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Harout Y
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Went with elderly father to Thirlmere to the train museum for father's day with the family....absolutely wonderful day with the steam train ride, a great lunch at pub across the road then a wonder through the museum looking at all the cool old trains &...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Jo H
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the Festival of Steam and had a great day out with the family despite the rain. Lunch at the local pub - friendly service, large servings and reasonably priced Local show with carnival rides, shops and fun snack options. Street parade - cool...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank novacastrian
Reviewed 19 February 2017

anual event (1st weekend in march) drawing locals and tourists, aside from trains there are also stalls run by locals selling fruits, honey and preserves, silver jewellery, clothes and leather work. you may also see an occasional person in period dress, including a man with...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Catherine F
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Expensive day out and broke down on way back - waited ages for our snack pack paid for and included in our ticket price - hot - train museum very 'touristy' - had to get off at station half hour out of Central and wait...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Linda T
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Great day out, especially for steam train aficionados. We started out from Sydney Central by rail through Picton to Thirlmere. Very well presented and wonderful display of railway rolling stock and memorabilia to be found there. My family, friends and I spent hours wandering and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank G C
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

It is Australia's newest and biggest rail experience. That said it was ok for something to do for an hour plus depending how interested in trains you are. The cafe was shut on the way out it may have been shut on the way in....More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank junction3
Reviewed 14 December 2015

My thirteen year old son and I enjoyed the Thirlmere Steam Train Museum. We spent three hours looking at old steam trains. Included were a green coach car for workers working on the tracks. There were also iron and coal cars. The old roundhouse for...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Douglas W
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