Goulburn Rail Heritage Centre
12 Braidwood Road
|Nearest car park||On site|
The Goulburn Roundhouse was saved from demolition by the Goulburn Locomotive Roundhouse Preservation Society.
The roundhouse is now run as Goulburn Rail Heritage Centre, a museum open to the public with large collection of rolling stock and various exhibits, as well as privately owned locomotives and carriages.
Following the completion of the first railway from Sydney to Parramatta Junction in 1855, proposals for the first railways to the rest of NSW included a line to the inland centre of Goulburn. A single line from Marulan to Goulburn opened on 27 May 1869.
Associated railway structures at Goulburn included the goods shed (1868), the carriage shed (1869), engine shed (1869), a coal stage, water pump, turntable, and the Station Master’s residence (1870)
The Roundhouse was constructed of brick and corrugated iron in 1918 with a 90-foot electrically operated turntable.
The Museum has a collection of railway locomotives, carriages, wagons and other railway equipment including:
|1072||70T accident crane||Craven Brothers||1929||Goulburn||stored|||
|1076||0-6-0T Tank Engine||Vulcan Foundry||1884||Goulburn||under restoration||
|2419||2-6-0 goods||Dübs and Company||1891||Goulburn||static exhibit||Locomotive, Steam 2419|
|3085||4-6-4T passenger||Eveleigh Railway Workshops||1912||Goulburn||static exhibit||NSW Locomotive, Steam 3085|
|5908||2-8-2 goods||Baldwin Locomotive Works||1952||Goulburn||static exhibit||Locomotive, Steam 5908|
|5916||2-8-2 goods||Baldwin Locomotive Works||1952||Goulburn||sectioning proposed|
- 48 Class diesel locomotive 4821 (operational)
- General Electric Bo-Bo L80T diesel locomotive D1 (under restoration)
- Clyde Engineering Co-Co GM12 Class diesel locomotive GM19 (owned by RailPower)
- Goulburn Rail Heritage Centre Trackside
- Goulburn Loco Roundhouse Preservation Society Inc NSW Rail Heritage
- Robert, Robert (2000). Colonial engineer.
- Forsyth, J.H. (1989). Stations and tracks: V2: Main Southern Line.
- "Craven 70T Breakdown Crane". Internet Forum. Breakdown Crane Association. Retrieved 28 December 2013.
- Australian Railway Heritage Guide, Robert McKillop, Sydney: ARHS NSW, 2010
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