Our organization is made up of Volunteers that operate the society, and we are seeking your help as a sponsor to support our cause and operation at our Albion Park Light Rail Museum.

Our Society Founded in 1972 is a Volunteer operated organization. As an operating Light Railway Museum is our organization can offer a great range of advertising and promotions for those business who wish to support us to keep the museum operating. Our charter since our foundation is to collect, then restore and return back into working order light Railway locomotives and rolling stock of historical significance from redundant narrow gauge railways that are of historical value at our Albion Park Railway Museum that provides a place of enjoyment for visitors.


We are looking for support in many areas:

  • Locomotive restorations & Passenger Car upgrades.
  • Building Works and upgrades.
  • Track maintenance and extensions.
  • Computer and Office equipment.
  • Museum Upkeep.
  • Advertisements and Promotions.
  • Professional Needs and Support.

Can You Help Us with these project examples?

  • Steam locomotive Cairns Rebuild – Target $100,000
  • Passenger Car Upgrades – Target $40,000
  • Track Up Grades and extensions – Target $40,000

Sponsorship packs will contain different styles of promotions to support your business;

  • Museum signage promoting your business.
  • ILRMS web site promotions.
  • Your Name placed on a supporters list.
  • Mentions in our Monthly Magazine.
  • Passenger Car Signage.
  • Staff Functions for Silver and Gold Packs.
  • Your Company Name Placed on Museum Brochures.
  • Larger Amounts of Support will receive extra benefits including a function being grounds only with a railway themed event for you Christmas or works functions.


  1. Yellow $150
  2. Purple $250
  3. Bronze $500
  4. Silver $1,500
  5. Gold $2,500

If you are a business that is interested in supporting our volunteer operated Society. You can help the preservation of historical items into the future, we would like to hear from you as we have many projects that could be of an interest and needs support. As we move forward from our foundation of 1972 our plan is to have a Light Rail working museum with specialized exhibits within the Illawarra Area. It should be noted visitors to our Museum are locals, Interstate and International visitors who enjoy the museum. The museum is a great place for families and visitors who enjoy having a historical experience of those grand old days of Railways.

For Enquiries of sponsorship please email us at info@ilrms.com.au or refer to our contacts page on this web site, your support would be a large help to the operation of this wonderful museum. It should be noted that in February 2022 the Illawarra Light Railway Museum Society will see 50 Years since the Foundation of the Society in February 1972.

The Illawarra Light Railway Museum Society Celebrates 50 years of operations in 2022 as a Light Railway Working within the greater Illawarra Region.

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