Don River Railway, Devonport

4.3
Welcome! Come along to our site at Don Village on Forth Road, Devonport and see the display of steam and diesel engines and other rolling stock that has played an important part in Tasmania's rail history. Look through our Museum of historical railway artifacts and photos. Enjoy a half hour ride on a genuine vintage train along the old Melrose line to Coles Beach and back. Whilst you're there, take some time to inspect our extensive workshop and site display.

Note:Trains run Wednesday to Sunday only (plus Monday long weekends)
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  • We visited as a family with MR. 6 year old in toe and had a great morning. The highlight was the short rail car ride to Coles Beach. the years and workshop were great as well. The staff, which I presu...  more »
  • I have driven past the Don River Railway for years with low expectations so I didn’t visit. Today I did and it has a depth and quality which you could not anticipate from its low profile presence. Our...  more »
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  • A lovely visit. Brought back memories of times when we used to travel in steam engine drawn trains. Has a short ride on the Don River Railway line up to Coles Beach. The museum has really old memorabilia. The workshop visit was well guided with old stories
  • Turntable, museum, signal box, workshops, complimentary tea or coffee and a train trip. Good value for money. Take a picnic, there's a nice area with tables, etc. nearby.

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