Lachlan valley heritage railway centre


Wander through an extraordinary collection of historic engines, carriages and wagons. You’re welcome to explore the exhibits and enter a number of the carriages on display. The sleeping cars, with their beautifully preserved cedar panelling and original fixtures and fittings, evoke memories of a past era of train travel. See the restored Cowra roundhouse, historic buildings, gardens, locomotives and more.

Lachlan Valley Railway is a not-for-profit, railway preservation society based in the NSW Central Western town of Cowra.

We are a passionate and dedicated society devoted to the preservation and operation of various examples of New South Wales Government Railway trains, ranging from our operational steam and diesel locomotives, to our fleet of heritage passenger railway carriages, and our diesel ‘Tin Hare’ CPH railmotors.

Trading hours:
Thursday – Monday, 10am – 4pm
Adults $10, Concession $8, Children under 16 $6, Family $30,
LVR members FREE

Address: 3 Campbell Street, Cowra
Phone: 02 6342 4999


Step back in time and travel in style!

Running the last weekend of every month, hop on board the beautifully restored Planet 52 and two R cars for a trip from the heritage listed Cowra Railway Station to the Lachlan Bridge and back!

Pop into one of the many rooms at the Cowra Railway Station also open for inspection along with Vintage Cars from the Cowra Antique Vehicle Club.


All aboard the Devonshire Tea Express!

Hop aboard the newly refurbished MBV 931 Lounge Car and be transported back in time!

Lovingly restored to its original glory, the Lounge Car is the latest addition to Cowra’s versatile function spaces and offers a variety of local wines and specialty beers.

A new and exciting experience for locals and visitors alike, the LVR Lounge Car is open for tea and coffee the last Sunday of the month at the Cowra Railway Station and is available for private & coach bookings.


Receive Cowra deals, travel inspiration, upcoming events and more…

    footer flags

    Visit Cowra acknowledges the Wiradjuri People as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and reside, and pay our respects to Elders past and present.