Derwent Valley Railway Preservation Society

The Society is devoted to re-opening the scenic and historic Derwent Valley railway for steam and diesel. It provides diesel-electric hauled day excursions to National Park as well as occasional trips to other destinations on the Tasmanian railway network. The Society has three 1951 vintage steam locomotive, 3 1950/1961 vintage diesel electric locomotives, 3 articulated passenger carriages circa 1950, 2 standard carriages of 1940s vintage, and assorted freight wagons.

Address: 
Station Street, New Norfolk, TAS
Tel: 
0362611946
Hours: 
As required, all enquiries welcome
Admission: 
Fares vary as set for railway excursions
Facilities: 
Canteen, public address commentary, lavatories and carriage attendants available on trains
Collection: 
3 locomotives, 5 carriages, assorted freight wagons
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Items

Steam locomotive

Creator:
Vulcan Foundry, Newton-Le-Willows, Lancashire, UK
Description:
Heavy freight 4-8-2 "Mountain" steam locomotive.
Date:
1951
Item Id Number:
H class No. 2

Diesel-electric locomotive

Creator:
Vulcan Foundry, Newton-Le-Willows, Lancashire, UK
Description:
Two general purpose Bo-Bo 600hp diesel-electric locomotives.
Date:
1950, 1951
Item Id Number:
X class Nos 10 and 18

Railway carriage

Articulated Country Saloon

Creator:
Launceston Railway Workshops, Launceston, Tas
Description:
Three articulated luxury express carriages built for "Tasman Limited" express train.
Date:
1955, 1957
Item Id Number:
A.C.S. 2, 3, 4

Diesel-electric locomotive

Creator:
Launceston Railway Workshops, Launceston, Tas
Description:
General purpose Bo-Bo 800hp diesel-electric locomotive.
Date:
1961
Item Id Number:
Y class No. 2

Railway station

Westerway Railway Station

Creator:
Tasmanian Government Railways
Description:
Small country railway station of weatherboard construction.
Date:
1909