Penfield Park Railway | Miniature Train Rides

Penfield Park Railway holds open days on the last Sunday of each month from January to November, opens on Wednesdays during school holidays and offers twilight rides every second Saturday from October to March.

The Penfield Model Engineers Society (P.M.E.S) was formed with the primary aim of promoting the art of model and experimental engineering.  The ride on miniature railway has a total track length of about 1.9km supporting both  7 ¼” and 5” gauge trains.

After leaving the station the railway runs through the outer edge of the park,  crosses over itself via a gentle gradient and a steel bridge before passing through a tunnel on its way back to the station.

Other activities include indoor and outdoor garden model railways plus miniature excavator and trucks in the sandpit.  There are picnic areas available for party bookings and a canteen selling food and drinks.  The club rooms provide shelter both inside and under the two verandas should the weather become inclement. There are also outdoor shelters in the park area.

Opening Times*

  • January to November – last Sunday of the month | 12pm until 4.30pm (last train 4pm)
  • Wednesdays during School Holidays | 11am – 3pm (check their Facebook page for updates)
  • October to March every second Saturday Twilight Rides | 6pm – 9pm

Please note: Hot weather restrictions apply

Please note: Covered footwear must be worn when riding the trains.

Entry Costs (updated July 2023)

  • $12 per person 3 years and over
  • $40 for a family of up to 5 people

Entry is via the gate located at the eastern end of the carpark.


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For more information and all enquiries please visit the Penfield Model Engineers Society website or follow them on Facebook.

What Penfield Park Railway

When See operating times above

Where: 1-3 Woomera Avenue, Edinburgh


At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: Penfield Park Facebook page


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