Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum

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Visit the Valley Heights Rail Museum under COVIDSafe conditions

Under our COVIDSafe plan, numbers are limited, and online bookings are essential.

Visit on 28 November and travel in our 1891 Sydney suburban carriage on the Valley Heights Mixed hauled by a heritage diesel loco.

LFA179 on VH Mixed

Visit in December and travel on our rare working steam tram which will huff and puff as it takes you back to the beginnings of Sydney's public transport history and brings Santa to visit.

Santa on tram

Enjoy the rattle as you run up and down in the train or tram carriage, on our dedicated track for a 15 minute ride*, straight out of the 1890s! Read more below, then book online now to save your seat.
* Subject to operational factors e.g. adverse weather, breakdown, crew/rolling stock unavailability etc.

Bookings are essential, with visitor numbers strictly limited in each session starting at 10:00 and 13:00. Until 15 December under NSW Government Public Health Orders, all visitors must have 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccination or have a medical exemption.

Next open day:

  • Sunday 28 November 2021

Meet Santa at Valley Heights:

  • Saturday 4 December 2021
  • Sunday 5 December 2021
  • Saturday 11 December 2021
  • Sunday 12 December 2021

If you still hold tickets for open days in the months July to October cancelled due to the COVID lockdown of the Greater Sydney region please contact us to change your booking or to request a refund.


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Steam Tram 103A is 130 years old

In the late 1870s, Sydney's public transport system was created from the ground up. NSW State heritage listed Steam Tram 103A hit the streets of Sydney on 12 September 1891.

Read the full story




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Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum, in partnership with TDV Productions is proud to announce the launch of six new DVDs:

Branch Lines DVDSteel on Steel DVDBicentennial steam DVDThe Yaraka Mixed DVD5910+3642 DVDCoalfields Steam DVD

Full details and order form



Recent events

Santa's Summer Christmas
6 and 13 December 2020

Santa's Summer Christmas 2020
Valley Heights Rail Museum

Trains Trams and model Ts
23 Feb 2020

Trains Trams and modelt Ts 2020
Valley Heights Rail Museum

1920s costume competition
23 Feb 2020

2020 period costume competition
Valley Heights Rail Museum

5711's 90th birthday
9 Feb 2020

5711 90th birthday card
Valley Heights Rail Museum

Wacky 'Witch' Hunt
27 Oct 2019

Austin 7 cars
Valley Heights Rail Museum

Teddy Bears Day Out
19 May 2019

Austin 7 cars
Valley Heights Rail Museum

Four car clubs visit
30 Mar 2019

Four car clubs visit
Valley Heights Rail Museum

Austin 7 club visit
24 Mar 2019

Austin 7 cars
Valley Heights Rail Museum

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Your visit to Valley Heights
Tram on main line
Catch the Tram
Valley Heights mixed
Catch the Valley Heights Mixed

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