The Puffing Billy Railway collection is maintained to meet our mission to preserve, celebrate and share our heritage rail experience.

The purpose of the collection is to engage, enthuse and educate the public about the history of the Railway and the significant impact of our volunteers over the last 120 years.


​​There are limitations on what Puffing Billy Railway can and cannot collect.

Objects offered for donation should:

  • demonstrate relevance to our mission statement (see below) and fit within the interpretive themes across the Railway
  • be in a suitable condition
  • have appropriate information about its history and owners
  • not be hazardous to the health and safety of the general public

If you wish to offer objects for donation, please fill in our online offer of donation section below and include a photo of the object or objects as well as information that describes its significance.​

For more information on donating objects to Puffing Billy Railway, please contact us on

Offer of donation form