Christmas/New Year Trading Hours
The ARHS Bookshop will be closed from Friday December 22 and re-open on Tuesday January 2.
The Archives will be closed from Friday December 22 and re-open on Tuesday January 9.
Henderson Rd Cafe will be closed from Friday December 22 until Tuesday January 2, except for December 27, 28 and 29 when it will be open for normal trading.
Wishing all our customers and members a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Become a Member Today
The Australian Railway Historical Society is an enthusiastic organisation established to provide a common focus for “all who are interested in railways” through the sharing of information, operating a shop stocked with rail-themed books and merchandise and organisation of railway tours and experiences.
The ARHS has a long history of recording and sharing the amazing history of railways and the contribution they have made, and continue to make, to the community.
Whether your interest is private or corporate, whether you are young or old, if you have an interest in Australian railways or railway history we encourage you to join and become a member!
Benefits of your membership include:
- A free subscription to the Australian Railway History magazine
- A 10% discount on all ARHS bookshop purchases and events
- A discounted subscription to Railway Digest for your monthly rail news
- Priority access to events, walking tours, members meetings and talks
- A monthly ARHS members' newsletter
- The opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals
- Support for the preservation and promotion of railway heritage in the community
Railway Digest Magazine
Railway Digest brings you the latest in railway news along with the work of Australia’s leading rail photographers, giving you the best in editorial and pictorial content.
Members of the ARHS receive a discount on their subscription – amongst many other membership perks.
ARHSnsw welcomes all ages to come and join our Society. No matter what part of the Railway you are interested in, there is something here for you. Don’t forget, Today is Tomorrow's History.
On the ARHS Blog
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Our ‘Flying Scotsman’ Alexander Donald MacDonald was a pioneer of the Railway Circle of Merrylands, which became the Australian Railway Historical Society and as such
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Living in Geraldton, Western Australia means normally having to drive long distances to see our various family members. On Sunday 11 August I embarked on
What our members say about the Railway Archives
I am surprised at the amount of drawings found. They look very interesting and I am sure will tell some stories about things we never knew.Michael, Heritage Railway Operator
Thank you… This is fantastic and is exactly what I need for the story on my family who lived in that area.Dianne, Family Historian