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Rail Safety Week 14-20 August

Rail Safety Week is here again with a great range of events and activities hosted by Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink. Remember, rail safety is everyone's responsibility and we all need to do our bit for a safer trip.

Virtual Reality Rail Experience

Are you switched on about rail safety? Get on board the Virtual Reality Rail Experience and explore a hyper-real train station as you sharpen your safety skills. Share your experience and see more with #rsw2017

Monday 14 – Wednesday 16 August
8.30am to 3.30pm
Central Station, Grand Concourse

Thursday 17 – Friday 18 August
8.30am to 3.30pm
Chatswood Station, Concourse

Snap, caption and win an iPad Pro*

Post a photo and a caption to go into the draw to win an Apple iPad Pro* (valued at $979).

To enter, simply:

  • SNAP a photo around the NSW TrainLink network during Rail Safety Week and post it to Instagram
  • TAG the post with #safeonthestation
  • WRITE a rail safety caption about being safe around the station

You can snap a selfie with one of our ‘mind the gap’ stickers on platforms at Central, Springwood, Katoomba, Gosford, Woy Woy, Maitland and North Wollongong.

The winning entry will be determined by NSW TrainLink based on the best photo and caption combination that shows how to be safe around the station.

*See full competition terms and conditions (pdf 45KB).

Competition runs Monday 14 - Sunday 20 August.

Meet Thomas the Tank Engine - SOLD OUT!

Meet a life-sized Thomas the Tank Engine and join in a range of fun rail safety learning activities. Ideal for pre-schoolers.

Sunday 13 - Monday 14 August 2017
8:00am to 4:00pm
Central Station, Platform 1

Find out more.

Heritage steam train rides

Journey into the past on a genuine heritage train. Allow for up to a 90-minute round trip.

Sunday 13 - Monday 14 August 2017
9:50am to 3:15pm
Central Station, Platform 2

Find out more.

Rail Safety Week is brought to you by TrackSAFE Foundation and Australasian Railway Association
Thomas and Friends is brought to you by TrackSAFE Education