AT THE MUSEUM
A visit to the museum would not be complete without a train ride on our 457mm gauge railway which
runs through the grounds of the museum. Rides are complimentary to all museum visitors (except during special events).
Trains depart regularly from Callington Station which is located at the
northern end of the museum adjacent to the car park. The train goes past many of our major exhibits including
the historic 1878 goods shed. Passengers will also see 'The Steam Shed'
where our 457mm and 1067mm operational locomotives are stored and maintained.
Locomotive No. 7 'Ken' hauls the majority of trains on weekdays, our steam locomotive
No. 4 'Bub' operates on weekends and during school holidays (subject to the availability of
During special events the museum also offer rides on our larger operational exhibits such as
narrow gauge steam engine 'Peronne', broad gauge 'Red Hen' railcars, or behind broad gauge
diesel electric loco 801. Keep an eye on the Events page of our website for details.