Cooma Monaro Railway Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation engaged with heritage rail operations in the NSW Snowy Mountains region. You can help us to develop our future rail and museum operations through a general donation, a contribution to the Sleeper Fund, and by including Cooma Monaro Railway in your Will.

Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible, and donations will receive a receipt via email (preferred) or by mail.

Donations can be made use any of the following methods:

Online Store

Donations can be made through our online store using your credit or debit card. You can select the project you want to contribute to and a receipt will be automatically emailed to you.

Direct Deposit

Donations can be made through direct deposit to CMR using the following steps:

  1. Use your internet banking to make a direct payment using your name as the reference.

    Our Westpac bank details are:

    Account Name: Cooma Monaro Railway Inc.
    BSB: 032720
    Account Number: 235509
  2. Send a follow-up email to with the following details:
  • Your name (matching the deposit reference), amount deposited and date of the transaction.
  • Name and email/postal address of the person to receive the tax receipt.
  • The reason for your donation (e.g. Sleeper Fund, General Donation, etc.)

Cheque/Money Order

Please send your cheque or money order to the following address with a covering letter detailing to whom the tax receipt should be made out to, the postal/email address for the receipt to be sent to and the purpose for your donation (e.g. Sleeper Fund, General Donation, etc.).

Our postal address is:

Cooma Monaro Railway Inc.
PO Box 1327
NSW 2630


A bequest is a lasting gift that gives pleasure to all who use and enjoy the experience of heritage railways, and assists us in our mission of continuing regional rail operations for the benefit of the public.

The following text is the suggested wording for a bequest to be made to Cooma Monaro Railway in your Will or codicil (amendment to your Will):

“I give:
(a) the residue (or percentage) of the residue of my estate; or
(b) the sum of $ (amount); or (specified items)
to the Cooma Monaro Railway (ABN 36 099 195 071) to be used in such manner as its Executive determines. I declare that the receipt of the Treasurer or other proper officer of the said organisation shall be a sufficient discharge to my Executors for the said bequest.”

A donation to the CMR Sleeper Fund is excellent way to get trains rolling again at Cooma!