News

Attendees Up Date.

Attendees Up Date.

September 26, 2020

As of Sunday October 11th is that we will be able to cater for 150 visitors. With our increase is that covid conditions on entry still apply and entry conditions into the museum ground will still apply. Temperatures and other […]

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Well Done

Well Done

September 14, 2020

On Sunday September 13th, is that two of our team had been recognized for there achievements to the Society. Both Daniel Demaagd and Richard Cannan had been presented Life Membership to the Society by our special guest Gareth Ward  the […]

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Phone Number Change.

Phone Number Change.

September 12, 2020

As of Saturday September 12th is that we have a new Telephone Number that is 0492267581. Our Current Number 0242 564627 is out of operation. If the new number doesn’t answer please call our after hour numbers 0409574569 or 0401753555.

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Ghost Train Cancelled

Ghost Train Cancelled

September 1, 2020

The  Eve of Halloween ” The Ghost Train” event that was scheduled for October 31st has been cancelled for 2020 due to Covid 19 and will return in 2021. Our museum apologizes for the inconvenience. Information on all of our […]

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September School Holidays Cancelled.

September School Holidays Cancelled.

August 28, 2020

The museum will be closed to visitors and we will be not operating September Train Rides due to Covid 19. We are so sorry for this but due to the situation that we are all facing is we are unable […]

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A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

July 26, 2020

We would like to thank the Bendigo Community Oak Flats & Shellharbour for there support to the Illawarra Light Railway Museum, our Society like all not for profit groups has gone through difficult times throughout covid 19 and this wonderful […]

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Opening Entry Conditions

Opening Entry Conditions

July 14, 2020

Our reopening rules, 1-If you have flu like conditions eg coughs, colds, or you have travelled overseas and or have been in contact with people who have had the corona virus is you must keep away. 2-As per Government Rulings […]

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A Wonderful Return

A Wonderful Return

July 13, 2020

Our Museum reopened on Sunday July 12th for our first operating day since closing on March 23rd. Our event named  ” A Return to the Railways”  was welcomed by visitors attending the Museum. A wonderful day as visitors enjoy the […]

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Special Visit

Special Visit

June 5, 2020

On Thursday June 4th, is Stephen Jones Federal MP for Whitlam had visited us for a special presentation. Stephen had presented us a cheque to purchase medical equipment that is needed for our volunteers. The presentation was made to our […]

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Return to the Railways

Return to the Railways

June 1, 2020

  Return to the Railways June 1, 2020 On Sunday July 12th, our museum will reopen for Steam & Miniature Train Rides from 10am to 2pm, food and souvenir sales. With our opening is that we will operate within the […]

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Help Needed..

Help Needed..

April 16, 2020

We are looking for donation of a replacement working fork lift to replace our aging ” Hyster” fork lift that may be spare to your needs. If you could help us it would be most appreciated, so please give us […]

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Museum Closed.

Museum Closed.

March 23, 2020

As of today Monday March 23rd our Museum is closed and this is due to the rulings from both Federal and State Governments on the COVID-19 Virus impact, note our closure is in the interests of all of our visitor’s. […]

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Museum Operations Suspended.

Museum Operations Suspended.

March 20, 2020

The Illawarra Light railway Museum Society has self suspended and canceled our running days starting from Friday March 21st and this is over the next 6 weeks. Our cancellations will include Saturday March 28th All Ah Board..Sunday April 12th a […]

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Safety Measures on Coronavirous

March 18, 2020

The Illawarra Light railway Museum Society is taking Safety Measures to protect our Visitors and Volunteers from the Coronavirus that is having a large effect to us all. Our Museum that is operated by Volunteers is opened to Visitors on […]

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Perry to Steam Again

Perry to Steam Again

March 14, 2020

Wonderful news is that on Friday 13th of March 2020 is that our Perry locomotive Boiler has taken on the next journey and transported to Eagle Tec at Lithgow NSW for major works to begin. Our Team, lead by our […]

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Steam Returns for 2020.

Steam Returns for 2020.

February 25, 2020

Steam Returns for 2020 when a Steam Train Passes on Sunday March 8th. Take the trip back in time with Kiama that is the last working steam locomotive from the Kiama Blue Metal Tramways. Steam and Miniature Rides from 10am […]

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Museum Closed

Museum Closed

February 9, 2020

Just to advise that the operational day ” A Diesel Train Passes” today Sunday 9th has been cancelled and the museum is closed due to the rain..Our Next Open day is a Trains & Planes Sunday set down for Sunday […]

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WaveFm

WaveFm

January 24, 2020

We thank Wave Fm for there support to our museum…

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Warrigal Charters

Warrigal Charters

January 11, 2020

We would like to thank the Management and Team of Warrigal Charters who sponsored and donated the shuttle bus that will transport visitors between the Illawarra Light Railway Museum and the HARS Aviation Museum on Sunday February 16th for the […]

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BBQ Restriction

BBQ Restriction

January 3, 2020

It should be noted that due to the bush fires is that the lighting and using of the wood fired BBQS with in the picnic grounds isn’t allowed and this also includes smoking within the museum grounds. This ruling is […]

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A Trains and Planes Sunday

A Trains and Planes Sunday

December 11, 2019

On Sunday February 16th 2020 a new event for both the Illawarra Light Railway Museum and the HARS Aviation Museum. From 0930 to 1530 visitors can ride the trains, see the planes and other displays being cars and vintage farm […]

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Christmas Close Down

Christmas Close Down

December 2, 2019

We are closed over the Christmas Break from December 22nd Until January 10th. We wish all of our visitors and supporters a safe and wonder Christmas and a Great New Year.

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Transport Heritage NSW Grant

Transport Heritage NSW Grant

October 28, 2019

Our Museum has been Successful with a Transport Heritage NSW grant for the works on the Perry Boiler. This grant will allow the works to the boiler to begin and see Perry return to service at Albion Park. As Volunteers […]

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Kids Fest Recognition

Kids Fest Recognition

September 21, 2019

As being part of the 2019 Kids Fest Activities is that our Museum has been recognized as the ” Most Fun Event Peoples Choice”  Highly Commended with 2019 week of Kids Fest. Our train, the Kids fest Express and the […]

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School Holiday Train Rides

School Holiday Train Rides

September 10, 2019

Kids.. The School Holidays are around the corner so have some school holiday fun and bring the family for a train ride. Our School dates are Tuesday October 1st..Thursday October 3rd..Saturday October 5th..Tuesday October 8th..Thursday October 10th from 10am to […]

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Wollondilly Wheel Works

Wollondilly Wheel Works

August 31, 2019

The John Fowler Steam Locomotive number 1609/1923 ex Quarries Limited Kiama,has seen the locomotive being assessed on requirements needed as a restoration project.The Cab along with the water tanks have been removed and other parts. As of august 31st 2019,the […]

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Our New Website is Online

August 27, 2019

We are pleased to announce that our new website is now online at https://ilrms.com.au/

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