Association of Tourist & Heritage Rail Australia

Representing Australian Tourist and Heritage Railway Operators since 2004

Photo: West Coast Wilderness Railway (Tas) © West Coast Wilderness Railway

ATHRA Australia

marketing Tourist and Heritage rail across Australia
Photo: Steam Tram and Railway Preservation Co-Op Society NSW © Grant Robinson

Association of Tourist & Heritage Rail Australia

Introduces heritage operations software (HOPS)
Photo: J549 on Victorian Goldfields Railway © Victorian Goldfields Railway

Australasian Heritage Railway Conference

Presented in partnership by the Association of Tourist and Heritage Rail Australia and Puffing Billy Railway Board

Photo: © Puffing Billy Railway Board

ATHRA Australia

represents Tourist and Heritage railways across Australia
Photo: Coffee Pot, Pichi Richi Railway SA © Arnold Krueger

Association of Tourist & Heritage Rail Australia

Representing Australian Tourist & Heritage Railway Operators Since 2004
Photo: DownsSteam Qld © Corbin Pratt

ATHRA Australia

facilitates services such as Insurance for our members.
Photo: Don River Railway Tas © Grant Robinson

A National Body for Australian Tourist & Heritage Railways

The Association of Tourist and Heritage Rail Australia (ATHRA Australia) was incorporated in 2004 to represent and deliver real benefits to our members – the grass roots individual Tourist and Heritage rail operators.

 

ATHRA Australia continues to serve the sector by providing a united front to government statutory bodies as well as contributing to regulatory reviews and legislation concerning rail and tram operations and safety.

Puffing Billy © Corbin Pratt

Latest news

Changes to Australian tax laws for not-for-profits

The ATO has announced changes to the which affect not-for-profits not registered as a charity

Briefing on Health Assessment of RSWs and changes to RSNL — 7 May 2024

On Tuesday 7 May 2024 ATHRA Australia hosted a briefing for members on safety initiatives and changes to the Rail Safety National Law (RSNL) — particularly as they apply to tourist and heritage railways….

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ATHRA membership is open to Australian Tourist/Heritage Rail Organisations, Museums, corporations & individuals.

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