Miniature Trains and Live Steam at Narara, near Gosford, NSW, Australia

Toy trains you can ride!

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Scrapbook (pictures of recent activities)

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Trains in motion

Aerial view of our track

View showing street names

A ride around our track

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Central Coast Steam Model Co-op. Ltd.
Club Track: Showground Road (opposite Bellbowrie St), Narara, NSW.
Running Days: 1st Saturday of Every Month from 1100 hrs (anyone expecting to ride the trains must wear fully covered footwear).
All correspondence to: The Secretary, PO Box 692, GOSFORD, NSW, 2250.

Facebook: Central-Coast-Steam-Model-Co-op.

Summary information about our track:
  • Gauges: 7 1/4" (185mm) and 5" (125mm) mainly separate.
  • Construction: rectangular steel bar on a continuous concrete bed, except for bridges and our mangrove swamp testle.
  • Run length: several loops, the standard run is about 1km.
  • Motive Power: Some engines are powered by steam, others may be driven by battery powered electric motors or small internal combustion engines. Most locomotives are owned by our members, and were built by their owners or by other amateurs.
  • Visiting engines: Members of other clubs are welcome to visit our track. All AALS safety rules apply.
  • Loading facilities: Low bank for loading from trailers (dual gauge); two elevating traversers for loading from anything (one dual gauge, one 7 1/4" only); two turntables (one dual gauge, one 7 1/4" only).
  • Public running: First Saturday.
  • Work days: other Saturdays, some Thursdays.
  • Club meetings: Third Saturday lunch time.
  • Private runs: Social clubs, school and charity groups and private parties may arrange special running days. Also we have a special station for private parties on ordinary running days. Please ask at the ticket table on any running day or refer to the contact information on the left of this page.

Autumn 2015


  • Special extra run: Saturday 28th February
  • Regular runs: Saturdays 7th March, 4th April (Easter) and 2nd May from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

    Don't forget your hat, some water, sunscreen and your camera, and for everyone who might be tempted to ride, fully covered shoes.

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    Aerial view of our site, looking over Narara Creek towards Showground Road. The main entrance and station is at the top right, the running day car park entrance is at the far left.





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    This was our background image but was moved here in 2015 to allow the page to display more easily on a smart phone (they did not exist when John built this engine!).

    23 February 2015