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Steam locomotive NF5, railway precinct, Pine Creek, 28 September 2017.

Adelaide River Railway Heritage Precinct

Adelaide River Railway Heritage Precinct contains a range of items regarding the former narrow gauge railway that operated between Darwin and Birdum. Within the precinct are the railway station, water tower, locomotives and historic rolling stock. Inside the station building is a museum displaying historical photographs, tools and other items. The museum is open daily between May and October. Adelaide River is approximately 110 km south of Darwin.


The Old Ghan Heritage Railway Museum

The Old Ghan Heritage Railway and Museum has a collection of locomotives, rolling stock and other items from the original service of The Ghan, a narrow gauge passenger train operating between South Australia and Alice Springs until 1980. Displays include Commonwealth Railways diesel locomotives and passenger rolling stock. The museum is open daily except Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Alice Springs is approximately 1500 km south of Darwin.

Pine Creek Railway Precinct

Pine Creek Railway Precinct has a range of items regarding the former narrow gauge railway between Darwin and Birdum. Located within the precinct is a former North Australia Railway 2-6-0 NF Class steam locomotive, a former Western Australian Government Railways TA Class diesel locomotive, an historic passenger carriage, the former railway station building and the station master’s house. Also on display are mining machinery and local history items. The station is open daily from May to September. Pine Creek is approximately 230 km south-east of Darwin.


Railway Station, Katherine

The old railway station at Katherine is part of the railway precinct that includes a water tank, historic bridge and 2-6-0 steam locomotive NFB88. The station building includes a display room with various photographs and artefacts. It is open from Tuesdays to Saturdays. Katherine is approximately 320 km south-east of Darwin.


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