FAQ

Q: Where is the Canberra Miniature Railway?
A: We are located off the southern end of Jerrabomberra Avenue, Symonston, in Canberra, ACT. Head south from the intersection of Jerrabomberra Avenue & Hindmarsh Drive traffic lights through the big gates!
Q: Are you open every day?
A: No, we run our trains on the second and last Sunday of the month excluding the last Sunday in December. Our Facebook page also has advertises special running days in addition to our regular schedule
Q: Can your little trains carry adult passengers?
A: Yes!
Q: How old do you have to be to ride?
A: Babies can be carried if they can straddle the seats or are in harnesses and can be held by responsible persons.
Q: Do babies need tickets?
A: Children under 3 years ride for free but must be accompanied by a fare paying responsible person
Q: How many gauges do you have?
A: Our main track is 7 ¼ inch and we have a 5 inch ground level and 5 inch raised track which also runs 3 ½ inch trains.
Q: What are your running times for the public?
A: 10.00 am until 2.30 pm.
Q: Can you accommodate groups or parties?
A: Yes we have ample room children’s parties, special interest groups and corporate celebrations
Q: Do you charge for parking?
A: No. Parking is free
Q: Can I hire you venue for private use?
A: Yes. Our rates are dependent on the number of attendees and the number of trains booked. Please contact us for full details.

Q: Do you have restroom facilities?

A: Yes. Including disabled access

Q: Do you provide refreshments?

A: We have food and drinks available at reasonable cost each public running day from our “Dining Car!”