$29 – $33

Walking Tour - 150 years of Rail in Toowoomba

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Toowoomba Railway Station

Platform 1, Railway Street

Toowoomba, QLD 4350

Australia

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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The state heritage listed Railway precinct is a must visit destination. Join your guide, Paul Herbert, as he develops the argument as to why the Toowoomba Railway is the most important piece of transport infrastructure ever built in Queensland. Explore the commercial, social and engineering significance of this intact historical treasure. Learn about the importance of the railway during World War II and explore one of Queensland’s best preserved air raid shelters. Uncover some of the fascinating stories accumulated over 150 years, from the antics of the young ladies working in the refreshment rooms to the ghost that is said to haunt the tracks.

The Railway precinct is a true treasure. Come and explore it with a passionate local.

Duration: 1.5 hours

Meet: Toowoomba Railway Station, Platform 1, Railway Street

Finish: With a complimentary coffee at Inbound cafe located in the historic Railway refreshment rooms or at another nearby cafe.


This is a walking tour so wear suitable footwear and be sunsmart with your clothing choices

Group Size: 30 people maximum


**Concession/Student ticketholders must possess a valid Australian pensioner, senior or student card**

**Cancellation fees apply for bookings cancelled within 7 days of departure - no refund.


FAQs

What is the refund policy?

Cancellation fees apply for bookings cancelled within 7 days of departure - no refund will be issued. If you are unable to attend, you are more than welcome to give your ticket to someone else. The name on the ticket doesn't need to match the person that attends. Please note that tours go ahead rain, hail or shine

Do I need to bring my printed ticket?

You can choose to either bring your printed ticket to the event or show your ticket on your mobile device. This will be scanned upon entry.

Where do I meet?

The tour begins at Toowoomba Railway Station, Platform 1, Railway Street.

What are the parking options?

Parking is available at the Railway Station Car Park, on Railway Street and Russell Street opposite the Railway precinct.

What should I bring?

Don't forget to wear suitable footwear as this is a walking tour.


How long does the tour go for?

The tour lasts for an hour and an half – from 10am - 11:30am.

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Toowoomba Railway Station

Platform 1, Railway Street

Toowoomba, QLD 4350

Australia

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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