History

The Sunshine Coast Railway Modellers Society track opened on 22 November, 1980, making it one of the older tracks in the country.

The original track in the West area of the Park was extended accross the minor creek and down onto the Petrie Creek flats to the east. The Roy Stephens Loop was opened on 5 September 1999.

In 2006-7 a large part of the older track was re-laid and further extended with the aid of various grants together with Club funds. This upgrade was officially opened by the Mayor of Maroochy Shire in October, 2007.

A 40ft. shipping container was installed in January 2008 to house the Club Loco and additional rolling stock.

In the first half of 2008 Sunshine Coast Railway Modellers Society commissioned 6 additional passenger cars Turntable and Steaming Baysincreasing the capacity to 12 to cater for the rapidly growing popularity of the Track. New track works were also completed to provide access for rolling stock to and from the new 40ft container.

Future Plans:
There is an upgrade program to install a Locomotive Unloader/Loader to handle more locomotives on Public Running Days.

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