Hornsby Model Engineers

Co-operative Ltd

Sydney NSW Australia

ABN 53 451465 092

Train Rides!

Galston Valley Railway welcomes public visitors on the 2nd Sunday of each month.

Entry will be by pre-purchased Entry tickets only, with rides available onsite for $3.50 per person.

For detailed conditions, and to book entry tickets, please see our booking page.

Public Days - Dates & Times

We welcome public visitors to the Galston Valley Railway on public running days. These are on the 2nd Sunday in each month (including Mother's Day, long weekends etc.)

Gates open at 9:30 - rides from 10 am to 3 pm (but we may finish earlier if there are very few people left or the weather turns bad).

Trains run continually throughout the day. We generally have a mix of steam and "diesel" (i.e. petrol or electric) locomotives but on days of a Total Fire Ban this will be limited to "diesel".

All Train Rides will stop between 12:30pm and 1pm for our volunteers to have lunch

Wet weather? Our running day will only be cancelled if there is steady rain at Galston in the morning. We will usually run if the weather is showery. A decision will be made by about 9:30 am. If you want to get the latest information on the day, please call us on 9653 1630 after 9:30 am.

Hot weather. Our running day will also be cancelled if the forecast (for Parramatta) indicates that the day will be 40 °C or more. If we have cancelled, this web site will have a note at the top of each page. You can also call us on 9653 1630 to check.

Please note our safety rules and conditions of entry.

Public Running Dates (next 12 months):

  • July 14th 2024
  • August 11th 2024
  • September 8th 2024
  • October 13th 2024
  • November 10th 2024
  • December 8th 2024
  • January 12th 2025
  • February 9th 2025
  • March 9th 2025
  • April 13th 2025
  • May 11th 2025
  • June 8th 2025

Please note that all train passengers must wear fully enclosed footware - not sandals or thongs!

We suggest you wear older clothes when visiting us. We cannot be responsible for damage to clothing or personal property
caused when visiting our bushland venue and / or riding on trains.