Don River Railway

A railway museum with working and static exhibits. Has several kilometres of track along the Don River and operates daily passenger trains powered by steam locomotives from the Museum to the Don Heads. It has a large and varied collection of steam locomotives and passenger carriages dating from 1869 to 1951.

Address: 
Forth Main Road, Devonport, TAS
Tel: 
0364246335
Hours: 
9am to 5pm with trains running from 10am till 4pm. Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday
Admission: 
Adult $10, Concession $8, Children $6, Family $25 (2 adults and 2 children)
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, shop
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Items

Locomotive

Locomotive CCS23

Creator:
Beyer Peacock and Tasmanian Government Railway
Description:
Mogul 2-6-0 steam locomotive.
Date:
1902

Railway carriage

B2 Carriage

Creator:
Metropolitan Carriage and Wagon Works, Birmingham
Description:
Six-wheel second class carriage used on the Launceston & Western Railway, Tasmanian Government Railways.
Date:
1869

Railway carriage

BA49 Carriage

Creator:
Metropolitan Carriage and Wagon Works, Birmingham
Description:
Carriage built for North Mount Lyell Railway, Tasmanian Government Railways.

Signal box

Creator:
Tasmanian Government Railways
Description:
This signal box is unique in that cables from the levers are pulled in both directions.

Railway carriage

AB+5 Carriage

Creator:
Browne & Marshall
Description:
Carriage built for the Tasmanian Main Line Railway Company, then used by the Tasmanian Government Railways.
Date:
1879