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Young and old enjoying the MELSA trains in Queens Park.
One of the MELSA Trains leaving the station behind.
Map of Melsa
Richmond Street
Queensland 4650 Australia

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area

07 4190 5742
1800 214 789


Children and adults can climb onboard one of the many miniature steam engines at Melsa, which run on a circuit around Queens Park. The sight of little legs - and not so little legs - dangling from tiny carriages as the trains weave around the track is guaranteed to delight.

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It's a tradition begun by the city's Model Engineers and Live Steamers Association (Melsa) 30 years ago - and one that uniquely capture Maryborough's carefree, family-friendly lifestyle.

The miniature tracks and the station shelter can be found in Queens Park, Maryborough. The trains run on the last Sunday of the month as part of the Sunday in the Park celebrations including Brass Bands, food stalls and children's activities.

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Property Details

Open Times

Note: Open 0800 until 1200. Last Sunday every month.

Other Information

Children young and old are welcome to ride.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$1.00   01 Mar - 30 Jun   Three laps. Covered Shoes must be worn.
(Aged 4-15)
$1.00   01 Mar - 30 Jun   Three laps. Covered Shoes must be worn.

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.