Make & Do
Make your own 3D cardboard loco
Print onto A3 card stock (around 210gsm) for best results. Colour in the parts, cut them out and assemble using glue or sticky tape to create a 3D cardboard locomotive.
Download template here.
Cardboard box loco costume
A great rainy day activity! Transform a plain cardboard box into a train-tastic loco costume. Choo-choose your wheels, tender, funnel, builders plates and buffers, attach some shoulder straps and your cardboard loco is ready to chuff away. Toot toot!
Download instructions and templates here.
Paddy the Pay Bus
Six of these travelling teller machines moved around the entire NSW rail network every fortnight to distribute keenly anticipated wages to employees.
Robin the Railmotor
The railmotor was developed as an answer to providing light passenger services to destinations that did not warrant a full train of locomotive and carriages. In NSW they were affectionately known as ‘Tin Hares’.
Trainworks Train Words
A find-a-word puzzle using words found on locos, wagons and other exhibits around Trainworks.
A list of some of our favourite train-related picture books