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Tasmanian Transport Museum

C22, built in 1902, hauls one of the Museum's carriages on a Sunday afternoon.
The Museum has two railcars, DP15 and DP26 which can operate together or separately.
The model railway will keep children and adults enthralled for ages.
The Museum welcomes visits from schools, nursing homes and other groups through the week.
M5 is currently out of service and is receiving a major overhaul.  It should return to service 2023.
Y4 is a fully operational locomotive but is only used occasionally.
Tram 141 started the Museum collection in 1960. Build in 1952, is was saved in operational condition
The Museum has a small collection of petrol & diesel buses of which the 1943 Chevolet is the oldest.
The Museum has two Trolley Buses.  No 235 was the last bus to operate under "the wires".
The Tasmanian Transport Museum is located just 8km from the Hobart CBD and can be reached easily by car (via the Brooker Hwy) or the METRO bus services that go to or pass through Glenorchy. The Museum is open every Sunday afternoon from 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm (last entry 3.00pm) but on the first and third Sundays, open between 11.00 am and 4.00 pm because on these days either one of the railcars or one of their two operating steam engines offer short rides to patrons. The Museum houses many examples of road and rail transport including Tram 141, which was the first item to be saved in 1960 for a future Museum, two of Hobart's electric Trolley Buses and the only double-decker tram to survive from the late 1940's. Amongst the railway collection is the oldest carriage to operate in Tasmania (AB1 - built in the UK in1869) and the first Main Line diesel-electric locomotive (X1) to operate in Australia. The TTMS has been awarded a Heritage Marker for its collection by Engineering Heritage Australia. The Museum now has a wonderful model railway which at the press if a button, brings 8 trains to life including Thomas and Toby. On the first and third Sundays, the Tasmanian Fire Museum volunteers also attend and open their display to the public.

Carpark

Non Smoking

Picnic Area

Public Toilet

Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

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