Australian Railway History


Australian Railway History is a monthly magazine covering railway history in Australia, published by the New South Wales Division of the Australian Railway Historical Society on behalf of its state and territory Divisions.[1]

Australian Railway History
CategoriesRail transport
PublisherAustralian Railway Historical Society
Year founded1937
Based inRedfern
LanguageAustralian English

History and profileEdit

It was first published in 1937 as the Australasian Railway and Locomotive Historical Society Bulletin, being renamed ARHS Bulletin in 1952. In January 2004, the magazine was re-branded as Australian Railway History.

Historically, the magazine had a mix of articles dealing with historical material and items on current events drawn from its affiliate publications. Today, it contains only historical articles, two or three of them being in-depth.


  • Size  : A4; about A5 (originally)
  • Issue  : March 2017 is vol. 69 number 953, January 2019 is vol 70, number 975


  1. ^ Australian Railway History Australian Railway Historical Society

Publication detailsEdit

  • Australian Railway History: bulletin of the Australian Railway Historical Society Redfern, New South Wales ISSN 1449-6291 Vol. 55, no. 795 (Jan. 2004)-
  • Bulletin (Australian Railway Historical Society) Redfern, New South Wales 1952-2003 ISSN 0005-0105. New ser., v. 3, no. 178 (Aug. 1952)-v. 54, no. 794 (Dec. 2003)