Old Ghan Train Museum and Heritage Railway

The Old Ghan Train Museum and Heritage Railway is a community based, volunteer organisation dedicated to the preservation and presentation of the history of the legendary Old Ghan Train through its Visitor Centre in Alice Springs.


The collection includes an operational heritage railway featuring a W924 Steam locomotive, an NSU diesel electric locomotive a DH40 shunting engine and a variety of flattops, dining cars bar cars and other carriages making up the consist. The Museum itself houses a great collection of photographs and memorabilia relating to all eras of the Old Ghan heritage from construction in the mid 1920s to when the narrow gauge closed in the early 1980s.