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.
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!”