Winner – Outstanding Visitor Experience


What a huge honour tonight to win the "Outstanding Visitor Experience" award at the 2023 Snowy Monaro Business Awards. This is such a privilege for our organisation and a massive reward for all the volunteers and supporters that have helped us get to where we are today. It's difficult to explain how many hours and private resources are invested into developing and maintaining an attraction like this but it is absolutely worth it when we receive recognition like this. Thank you to Transport for NSW and Transport Heritage NSW for their continued support of heritage railway in NSW. And [...]

Winner – Outstanding Visitor Experience2023-05-11T20:55:48+10:00

New Rolling Stock Restoration Projects


We are excited to announce that Cooma Monaro Railway has been awarded a grant of $37,800 from the NSW Government through Transport Heritage NSW for the restoration of NSW Railways MBC22959, a timber bodied refrigerated bogie box van, and L759, a four-wheel riveted oil tanker. Both of these items will be restored back to display condition by our team of volunteers and will be put on display for visitors at the Cooma Monaro Railway Museum alongside recently restored Powder Van PV 22318. Restoration projects such as these play a critical role in the future development of our railway as they [...]

New Rolling Stock Restoration Projects2023-05-01T22:46:17+10:00

ANNOUNCEMENT – Museum Opening


It's with great pleasure that we announce the public launch of Cooma Monaro Railway Museum at Cooma Railway Station on Sunday, 11 December in conjunction with our December Fresh Produce Markets. To celebrate the launch, the museum will be open from 9.00am to 4.00pm with FREE entry for the whole day. Housed in the beautifully restored Cooma Railway Station building, the museum is the culmination of over five years of hard work from our amazing volunteers and is the first major milestone in the development of the Cooma Monaro Railway Museum. We would like to take this opportunity to thank [...]

ANNOUNCEMENT – Museum Opening2023-05-01T23:18:21+10:00

ANNOUNCEMENT | Restoration of Railway Institute Building and Tennis Courts


This week, we were privileged to host Nichole Overall MP at Cooma Railway Station to help us announce $310,000 in funding for the restoration of the Railway Institute Building and Tennis Courts. We also had the opportunity to show Nichole some of the amazing work that has already been completed. Built in 1928, the Tennis Courts are an example of the “Ant Hill” surface, built using crushed termite mounds, that was commonly used in regional NSW. These courts will be restored to original condition and will be made available to hire for the community. The Railway Institute Building, built in [...]

ANNOUNCEMENT | Restoration of Railway Institute Building and Tennis Courts2023-05-01T22:37:47+10:00
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