Hornsby Model Engineers

Co-operative Ltd

Sydney NSW Australia

ABN 53 451465 092


Updated: 26th June 2024

Train Rides!

Galston Valley Railway welcomes public visitors on the 2nd Sunday of each month.

Entry will be by pre-purchased Entry tickets only, with rides available onsite for $3.50 per person.

For detailed conditions, and to book entry tickets, please see our booking page.

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We are a Model Engineering Club, near Hornsby NSW.

We have an extensive 5" gauge miniature railway, with a main-line length about 1 km, and running through a delightful natural bush setting. Rides are available on our monthly Public Running Days.

We also have a large G1 layout which is being developed with scale buildings and which is a 'must see' when you visit.

Our most valuable resource is a very keen membership interested in many different aspects of model engineering.

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New members are always welcome

If you have a passion for railways or an interest in any aspect of model engineering, please see our Members page. You don't need to be an accomplished engineer!

Hornsby Model Engineers Co-operative Ltd is a Registered NSW Co-operative. ABN: 53 451 465 092

Please note that all train passengers must wear fully enclosed footware - not sandals or thongs!

We suggest you wear older clothes when visiting us. We cannot be responsible for damage to clothing or personal property
caused when visiting our bushland venue and / or riding on trains.

The Galston 500 is an exciting once a year event,
that raises money for research into finding a cure for Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research.

It is an endurance event that sees a number of teams
operating 5 inch gauge miniature trains over a
combined total of 500 laps of the picturesque 1km track at
the Galston Valley Railway.

With plenty of entertainment planned for the day, both on and off the track, the public are welcome to come along, watch the challenge unfold,
cheer on the drivers, and even get a ride behind some of the participating locomotives, as it continues throughout the day.
Public Rides are available from 10am to 3pm

For more information go to https://www.galston500.com