Queensland Model Railway Show


Be captivated by tiny trains and life-like replicas of farming land, city scenes and exotic locations.

Wander through intricate layouts, visit trade stands and talk to Queensland's premier railway modellers about a hobby that fascinates thousands around the world.

Who exhibited?


  • "T Track"
  • 42-44
  • Baillie Boys Circus
  • Biniguy
  • Brendale
  • Clinton Country
  • Downs & Southwest Model Railway Group 
  • Dualtrain
  • Garden Railway Friends 
  • Glintown
  • Kingsridge
  • Logan Bend
  • L's PaPerGlen
  • Morewood
  • Perserverance Creek
  • Riverbrook
  • Solar Shines in Qld
  • Tall Timbers Tramway


  • Alco World
  • AR Kits
  • Assoc. of Tourist Railways Qld Inc (ATRQ)
  • EFD Simply Glues
  • J & J Hobbies
  • Little Bulding Co.
  • Modeller's Warehouse
  • Modulartraintables
  • Peter Boormans Workshop
  • The Gauge One Gallery 
  • Train Pictures
  • Wuiske Promotions


  • Structure Building Demonstrations by Craig Mackie
  • Structure Building Demonstrations by Jim Hutchinson
  • The Model Maker by Bruce Hoppitt
  • Advanced QR Kit Building by Dennis Campbell
  • Information tutorials for beginners by Mark O’Rourke

Bob the Builder

Meet and Greet: 12noon
Bob the Builder Show: 11am and 1pm
Meet Bob the Builder with his positive can-do attitude that
makes getting the job done fun for everyone!

Construction Zone

9:30am - 5:00pm
A hands-on zone where budding modellers (5 years +) can try their hand at constructing multi-level tracks and operate battery-powered locmotives.

Grandchester Model Live Steam Rides

10:00am - 4:00pm
Rides are $3 per person (ages 1 and over) and purchased after entry to the Museum. Enclosed footwear required.

Tiny Train Creation Station

9:30am - 5:00pm
Get creative making your own tiny train complete with
passengers and staff.

Queensland Model Railway Show
Steam Train

Sunday 30 October
Ride on the real thing! Board a full-scale restored heritage steam train at the Museum for a one and a half hour journey through the scenic countryside. Bookings are essential (397 KB) pdf document icon.

Activity sheets

Event Details

29 October 2011 - 30 October 2011
Free with Admission
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