a model train going over a bridge on a model railway

Model Railway

Permanent exhibition

Recommended for all ages

Queensland Museum Rail Workshops


Explore the 90m² Queensland Model Railway depicting scenes from across the region and the different services provided across the states extensive rail network.

Things to see:

  • Brisbane’s suburban network with electric and diesel trains operating.
  • Central Queensland’s coalfields and diesel coal trains.
  • North Queensland’s sugarcane fields and a mill with a sugarcane train.
  • An Outback town with a rail motor operating.
  • North Queensland’s Kuranda area and iconic bridge and Sky Rail.
  • The Darling Downs wheat district.

See a different view, from inside, with tiny cameras mounted in the model layout.

Model Railway at The Workshops Rail Museum

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