A biennial May weekend held during even numbered years in Australia's NSW Southern Highlands with the RitG 45mm and 32mm gauge live steam layout suitable for main line, narrow gauge and vintage steamers for all to run on.  Experience the camaraderie of like minded individuals and the exchange of ideas and opinions in the tradition of the Great Southern Steamup and GRITH.

All this amongst the history, beauty and charm of the Southern Highlands and numerous attractions including the NSW Rail Transport Museum at Thirlmere.

For comfort and insurance reasons, these Steamups are not open to the public - you will have to register beforehand to attend.

2020 Southern Highlands Steamup

Returning to the original Bowral Memorial Hall venue, the 2020 Southern Highlands Steamup is being held over the weekend Saturday 16th May to Sunday 17 May.

Both the RitG and the Gold Coast Wintersun layouts will feature catering for 45mm & 32mm gauge main line, narrow gauge & vintage steamers.  A local layout visit will be arranged on Friday 15th May for full weekend registrants.

The registration form will be available on this web page early in March.


Southern Highlands Steamup
PO Box 1072
Mittagong NSW 2575

* An initiative of Rails in the Garden Inc