150 Years of Rail Walking Tour

The state heritage listed Railway precinct is a must visit destination. Join your guide Paul Herbert as he develops the argument as to why the Toowoomba Railway is the most important piece of transport infrastructure ever built in Queensland.

Explore the commercial, social and engineering significance of this intact historical treasure. Learn about the importance of the railway during World War two and discover two of Queensland’s best preserved air raid shelters. Uncover some of the fascinating stories accumulated over 150 years, from the antics of the young ladies working in the refreshment rooms to the ghost that is said to haunt the tracks.

The Railway precinct is a true treasure. Come and explore it with a passionate local.

Finish with a complimentary coffee at a nearby café.


Saturday 26 Sept, 10am – 11:30am


Adult $35 | Concession $30


Meet at Toowoomba Railway Station, Platform 1, Railway St, Toowoomba (Google map)

*Toowoomba Regional Council and Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers do not manage or operate this event and take no ownership or responsibility for the COVID Safe health practices as declared by the Queensland Chief Health Officer in regard to restrictions for this event.  For more information regarding this event please contact the Event Organiser Toowoomba Trails on 0432 939 350.