School Group Charter Train Bookings
THINGS TO DO DAY or NIGHT
Ideally located, the Canberra Railway Museum offers visiting school groups unique heritage train experiences and educational tours
MUSEUM GUIDED TOUR – DAY
Learn about railway safety, the history of railways, view heritage carriages and locomotives including the Steam Locomotive 1210, which hauled the first train into Canberra in 1913. Enjoy a complementary Rail Motor ride.
QUEANBEYAN EXPRESS TRAIN RIDE – DAY OR NIGHT
For the full railway experience – travel in heritage carriages hauled by a heritage locomotives. Students experience rail travel of yesteryear! Our return trip – from Canberra to Queanbeyan’s heritage listed Railway Station, includes a short tour of the Station facilities.
DISCO TRAIN – NIGHT between 6pm and 9pm
An evening with a difference after a busy day in Canberra! Let the children ‘dance the night away’ in the ‘dance carriage’ as we travel from Canberra to Queanbeyan, hauled by heritage locomotives.
LUNCH OR DINNER AT THE MUSEUM
Catering can be arranged for a meal at the Museum to be added to your guided tour!
Session times – as arranged
Session duration – minimum one hour
Facilitated program – teacher must attend
Group Size – Tours from 20 to 150
Train Trip – min. 40 to 150
Disco train – limited to 60
Guided Museum Tour (including Railmotor ride) $6 per child (use of Steam Locomotive subject to availability and additional cost)
Queanbeyan Express train ride $10 per child
Disco Train $16 per child
Staff and interstate parents free
Teacher student ratio – FOC ration 1:10