Paterson Rail Motor Museum

Overview

The depot in the old Paterson Goods Yards houses the Society's Museum collection of rail motors and other rolling stock items. The Museum is located opposite Paterson Railway Station on the North…

The depot in the old Paterson Goods Yards houses the Society's Museum collection of rail motors and other rolling stock items. The Museum is located opposite Paterson Railway Station on the North Coast Line to Brisbane. Road access and visitor entrance to the Museum is located off the end of Church Street.

Visit Paterson Rail Motor Museum and see the old station masters residence that has been restored to it 1930s exterior and appearance colour scheme by State Rail Heritage. The residence provides a reception centre for visitors, facility for members and houses a display for railway memorabilia for both the steam and diesel era. They have a range of books for sales as well.

Key items on display include a pair or NSWGR standard block telegraph instruments and large and miniature electric staff instruments formerly used by training at the Newcastle Railway Institute. The museum also includes one of the few remaining standard NSWGR good sheds.

The Society provides day, weekend and extended excursions with a focus on the group tour market. The Society also provides specialised rail tours for the railway enthusiast market.

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