Here you can read about some of Streamliners Australia's ongoing events and projects. In addition to our larger projects we also operate occasional mainline fundraising rail tours, while we also conduct regular work sessions on the CL17 restoration at Cootamundra. Click below for more information on our events.
... is to restore and operate locomotives and passenger carriages representing the golden age of diesel locomotive hauled trains. We passionately believe that ‘everyone’ who loves trains of that era should be able to experience the romance of rail travel.
Our motto is ‘Trains for All’
To meet that objective, we will also be refurbishing a small number of carriages to support those that are disadvantaged by eliminating narrow corridors, small compartments and upgrading the bathrooms to accommodate wheelchairs whilst maintaining the character of the classic streamliners era.
Read on more info on our projects and please contact us if you'd like to know more.
In June 2018 we successfully conducted Australia's largest rail heritage crowd-funding campaign when we acquired streamlined locomotive CLP10 – read more here about our work to restore it to its original 1972 configuration as CL17, the last EMD streamliner.
All of our activities are leading towards the planned Streamliners 2022 when we hope to not just equal the success of 2016, but top it. Learn of the plans and developments behind this event.