Parking & Transport

To avoid parking delays, take a Translink bus straight to the venue, take advantage of free park ‘n’ ride options or carpool.

Public Transport

The Ipswich Train Station is a 10 – 15 minute bus ride to The Workshops Rail Museum with a Translink Bus Stop located right out the front of the venue. Alternatively hop on the FREE park ‘n’ ride shuttle bus from Bell Street Ipswich.

Ubers and taxis also pick up from the front of the Ipswich Train Station on Bell Street.

Take Bus Route 515 direct to North Street, North Ipswich from the train station. See Translink timetable and plan your journey.

Accessible Parking

Limited accessible parking is available to Disabled Permit holders, in The Workshops Rail Museum Car Park (off North Street North Ipswich) and outside the venue on North Street under the guidance of onsite traffic management.

Best Parking Locations

As the Workshops Rail Museum Car Park is expected to fill early, free parking will also be available on the surrounding streets and via offsite park ‘n’ ride locations.

Note: please do not park across the driveways of local residents.

Park ‘n’ Ride Locations

A free shuttle bus is available from park ‘n’ ride locations to The Workshops Rail Museum and back via a historic bus approximately every 30 minutes from 8:30am – 4:30pm.

St Joseph’s Parish – 42 Pine Mountain Rd, North Ipswich

Nicholas Street Precinct – Carpark access from Bremer Street, Ipswich.  Bus departs from Bell Street, Ipswich

*Please note: Pick up from Bell street is unavailable during approximately 12:30pm – 1:45pm due to the Labour Day March.  Drop off to Limestone Street a short walk from the carpark in Nicholas Street Precinct is available during this time.

Changed Traffic Conditions

Changed traffic conditions will be in place on North Street between W M Hughes and Delacy Street from 3pm Friday 28 April to 6pm Saturday 29 April 2023, details as follows:

  • The northbound lane of North Street will be closed to through traffic.
  • Northbound traffic will be diverted into Delacy Street.
  • Southbound local traffic only will be facilitated via the southbound lane.
  • The taxi zone on North Street will be relocated to North Street near Delacy Street.
  • The bus zone on North Street will be relocated to Delacy Street near North Street.

These changed traffic conditions will still facilitate resident access during this period.

Event details

Saturday 29 April 2023


9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Workshops Rail Museum, North Ipswich


Adult $6

Adult $5

Child 3-15 years $5

Family (2 Adults + 3 Children) $20

Under 3 years Free (requires ticket)

Museum Members Free (no ticket required, show Annual Pass card at the gate)


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