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.

General Donations

Direct Debit: Direct debit donations are made via a simple two-step process:

  1. Make a Direct Debit Payment using your name as the reference. Our Westpac Direct Debit details are:
    Account Name: Cooma Monaro Railway Inc.
    BSB: 032720
    Account Number: 235509
  2. Send a follow-on email to with the following details:
  • Your name (to match with the deposit reference) and the amount deposited.
  • Name and email/postal address of the person to receive the tax receipt.
  • Date of transaction (especially if sending email on a different date to payment).

By Post:

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 and the postal/email address for the receipt to be sent to. Our postal address is:
Cooma Monaro Railway Inc.
PO Box 1327
NSW 2630

CMR Sleeper Fund

Donations to the Sleeper Fund are made in multiples of $100. Use the same payment methods described above in the General Donations, however please include in your covering email that the donation is for the Sleeper Fund. Your donation will then be internally transferred into the special Sleeper Fund account.


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!