A Day Out with Thomas

Saturday 30 April to Sunday 1 May

Thomas and friends return to Trainworks, Thirlmere for a feature packed weekend of family fun. Meet the Fat Controller as he oversees all of the exciting activities on offer!

What your ticket includes:

  • Full size steam train ride from Sodor station towards Picton and return hauled by Donald the black engine
  • Meet Thomas the Tank Engine! Climb aboard the drivers cab, learn about the controls, blow his whistle – great photo opportunities!
  • Imagination Station featuring crafts and Thomas themed activities
  • Mini-train rides
  • Story telling at Tidmouth Sheds
  • See Toby the Tram and Henry the Green Engine chugging around the tracks – really useful engines hard at work!
  • Jumping castle & inflatable slide – unlimited access
  • Professional face painting

All this plus entry to the Trainworks Railway Museum - kids of all ages love exploring the biggest display of heritage trains in NSW! Day Out With Thomas is a great outing for the entire family… and don’t forget the grandparents!

Getting there

Trainworks Rail Museum is located on Barbour Rd, Thirlmere - near Picton, in South-West Sydney, approximately one hour from Sydney and half an hour from Campbelltown, Wollongong and the Southern Highlands.

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

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Need to know:

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

Enclosed footwear is essential for the mini-train ride

A café, BBQ and coffee cart is available at Trainworks. Self-serve BBQ facilities are also available on a first come, first served basis. You’re welcome to pack a picnic – don’t forget a rug!

Don’t forget hats & sunscreen

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

Train Times

Saturday

Station Time Status
Sodor 10:00am Limited seats available
Sodor 11:00am Limited seats available
Sodor 12:00pm Seats available
Sodor 1:30pm Limited seats available
Sodor 2:30pm Seats available
Sodor 3:30pm Seats available

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday


Station Time Status
Sodor 10:00am Limited seats available
Sodor 11:00am Limited seats available
Sodor 12:00pm Limited seats available
Sodor 1:30pm Seats available
Sodor 2:30pm Seats available
Sodor 3:30pm Seats available

 

 

 

  

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 

Timetable

40 minute steam train ride from Sodor Station towards Picton and return.

All tickets are for event entry and a reserved seat aboard the steam train at a nominated time below. However, you are welcome to attend the event between the hours of 9am and 5pm.  

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

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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.

For more Thomas & Friends content visit http://www.thomasandfriends.com/

 

Thirlmere, NSW