A Day Out with Thomas

Meet The Fat Controller as he oversees all of the exciting activities on offer, including:

  • Unlimited access to the mini train rides: make sure you wear enclosed shoes to ride!
  • Full-size steam train ride with Donald the black engine
  • Thomas movie station
  • Unlimited access to the jumping castles
  • Inflatable slide
  • Face painting
  • Photo opportunities with Thomas
  • Trainworks entry

A Day Out With Thomas at Trainworks is a great day out for every generation of the family and includes access to ALL of the Trainworks exhibits, use of the BBQ facility, and free parking at Thirlmere.

Getting there

Why not leave the car at home and catch the Thirlmere Flyer steam train from Sydney & suburbs directly to Trainworks and return. A stylish day return trip aboard a beautifully restored heritage train nearly a century old. Bookings essential!

Click here for information and bookings

For parking and accessibility click here, and for information on how to get to Thirlmere click here.


Day Out with Thomas 12th & 13th September

Train Times


Station Time Status
Sodor 9:30am SOLD OUT!
Sodor 10:45am SOLD OUT!
Sodor 12:00pm SOLD OUT!
Sodor 1:15pm SOLD OUT!
Sodor 2:30pm SOLD OUT!
Sodor 3:45pm SOLD OUT!








Station Time Status
Sodor 9:30am SOLD OUT!
Sodor 10:45am SOLD OUT!
Sodor 12:00pm SOLD OUT!
Sodor 1:15pm SOLD OUT!
Sodor 2:30pm SOLD OUT!
Sodor 3:45pm SOLD OUT!





Ticket Prices

Adult $35
Child $25
Concession $30


Children under 2 are admitted free of charge but must sit on an adults lap during the train ride 

Train tickets usually sell out well in advance of the event so make sure you book ASAP. Find out who will be joining you, what times you wish to ride the train (knowing that there is plenty of fun time at Trainworks before AND after your ride), where you wish to sit and everyone's ages so you're ready when you click to book!

Please be sure of your availability before you book as there are NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES offered.

Book Tickets for September


Questions about the event?

For more information call Trainworks on (02) 4683 6800 during business hours or email us at info@trainworks.com.au

Buy tickets in person from Trainworks and on the Day

Day Out with Thomas Train tickets can be purchased directly from our Box Office in Thirlmere in the leadup to Day Out With Thomas. If there are any tickets remaining, we will also sell from Box Office on the day. This event has sold out in the past so we recommend you purchase tickets well in advance of the event.

Tickets will be available to purchase at Trainworks on the day that EXCLUDE the train ride, in the case that the train rides sell out. These tickets include all the Thomas activities and admission into the museum.

The cost is normal admission plus a $10 surcharge per person.

For normal admission prices please click here.

The cost for these tickets will be:

Adult $29 | Concession $26 | Child aged 5-16 $21 | Child aged 2-5 $10


Map & Location

Trainworks is located at 10 Barbour Road in Thirlmere.

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Disclaimer: We would like to notify all of our customers of operational requirements on total fire ban days. Steam trains are unable to operate on total fire ban days due to sparks flying from the loco. Instead an alternative locomotive will be provided for passenger train rides.

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Thirlmere, NSW