Welcome to the website of the Canberra Society of Model and Experimental Engineers .


The Canberra Society of Model and Experimental Engineers wish to announce that they will be operating the portable track at the 

Kaleen Model Railway Exhibition 

on Saturday the 24th and Sunday the 25th of March.

TRAIN RIDES: $3 PER RIDE Eftpos facilities will be available 


The Society will also be holding their regular running day at the Canberra Miniature Railway on Sunday the 25th of March at our new track in Symonston.

For staffing reasons, we will only be running a LIMITED SERVICE at our Symonston track, and the canteen will not be opening on this occasion. So bring down your picnic rug, some snacks and your finest juice boxes and enjoy a journey around Canberra’s FIRST light railway

TIME: 10.00 AM till 2.30 PM
TRAIN RIDES: $3 PER RIDE Eftpos facilities will be available

How to find us

The Canberra Miniature Railway is located at the far southern end of Jerrabomberra Avenue in Symonston adjacent to the Monaro Highway.  Access is from Jerrabomberra Avenue, past the Greyhound club and the Dog Training Club.  Through to double iron gates and the entrance can be found on the left hand side approximately 3/4 Kilometre past the gates.  Signs will be posted on Monaro Highway Northbound before off ramp to Hindmarsh Avenue, Monaro Highway Southbound before off ramp to Hindmarsh Avenue, junction of Hindmarsh Avenue and Jerrabomberra Avenue, at Double gates and at the entrance to the site.

Parking will be controlled by parking attendants on the day.

 Our website is currently under-going a major update to reflect the new site and will contain information about who we are, what we do, our public running days (train rides), our birthday parties, and how you can be involved.

The Society is a not for profit organisation who operate the Canberra Miniature Railway (CMR) as a service to the community.