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NRM feature on SA Life

The National Railway Museum was recently featured on popular South Australian television program SA Life, telling stories of railway history and hauntings at the Museum. Read more about NRM feature on SA Life >

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Bub's Birthday

Bub’s Birthday was held at the National Railway Museum on Sunday the 13th of April and was enjoyed by over 1,700 visitors. Read more about Bub's Birthday >

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Volunteer Profile: Andrew Peters

Our latest volunteer profile is about Andrew Peters, who has been involved with the Museum since birth. Andrew has many roles at the Museum including collection management, research and project management. Read more about Volunteer Profile: Andrew Peters >

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Museum stands on historic site

Many people do not know that the Museum is located on the site of the now demolished Port Dock Railway Station and yards; the terminus of South Austrlia's first steam operated railway line. Read more about Museum stands on historic site >

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Volunteer Profile: Shylie Edwards, Graphic Designer

The following is a volunteer profile of our wonderful graphic designer Shylie Edwards, written in her own words. Read more about Volunteer Profile: Shylie Edwards, Graphic Designer >

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Tracking down Semaphore's miniature railway history

The NRM is searching for any stories, photos or other information about a miniature railway that used to run at Semaphore during the 1940s and 50s. It was very unique because the track looped over the beach and water, and carousel horses carried the train passengers during the 1940s. Read more about Tracking down Semaphore's miniature railway history >

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