A Day Out with Thomas

11th & 12th October

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 one of Thomas' friends
  • 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.

Train Times


Station Time Status
Sodor Station 9:30am 17% seats left
Sodor Station 10:45am 3% seats left
Sodor Station 12:00pm 3% seats left
Sodor Station 1:15pm 18% seats left
Sodor Station 2:30pm 69% seats left







Station Time Status
Sodor Station 9:30am 30% seats left
Sodor Station 10:45am 4% seats left
Sodor Station 12:00pm 5% seats left
Sodor Station 1:15pm 8% seats left
Sodor Station 2:30pm 45% seats left






Ticket Prices

A Day Out With Thomas sells out 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.

The prices are:

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

Book Tickets

You can book for Saturday the 11th October or Sunday the 12th October. Select a date and click the corresponding booking button below.


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 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.

Alternate ticket options

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