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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  • When we arrived we had a look round the small museum area next to the shop. We then had a look at all of the restored steam Train’s in the yard. In the workshop there is fabulously restored train carr...  more »
  • On your trip to Coles Beach suck in the smell of burnt coal, it will bring back memories of train trips of many years ago! When you get back to the ex-Ulverstone railway station have a wander through ...  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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