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Buckle up for a weekend of high-flying excitement at the Planes, Trains and Autos Festival, set to take over the City of Ipswich from 4-6 May, 2024.

The festival kicks off with the thrilling Planes, Trains and Autos presents Fully Charged on Saturday 4 May, at the iconic Queensland Museum Rail Workshops. Brace yourself for jaw-dropping aerobatics, exhilarating ground exhibits, and unique experiences that bring you up close and personal to the extraordinary displays. This hallmark event is the highlight of the festival, taking the excitement to new heights.

Exciting programming such as interactive family activities, practical demonstrations and access to explore all museum exhibitions and activities are on offer for enthusiasts of Planes, Trains and Automobiles young and old alike. 

But the fun doesn't stop there! Planes, Trains and Autos Festival goes beyond the Rail Workshops, spreading its wings citywide throughout the entire weekend. Take a ride on diesel-hauled and live steam trains, strike a pose at the Park and Pose event in the heart of the CBD and revel in the Queensland Retro Picnic with vintage car displays. For those seeking a scenic drive, don't miss the Coffee and Cars event at the Woodlands of Marburg.

With a diverse range of events and activities, Planes, Trains and Autos offers something for everyone. Make it a weekend to remember by immersing yourself in the thrilling displays and engaging experiences that showcase the best of aviation, trains and automobiles.

The full 2024 Planes, Trains and Autos Festival program runs from Saturday 4 May to Monday 6 May, make a weekend of it and immerse yourself in all that is on offer.

Good to Know for Planes, Trains and Autos presents Fully Charged.

A FREE shuttle bus is available from two park ‘n’ ride locations to Queensland Museum Rail Workshops and back via a historic bus, approximately every 30 minutes from 8.30 am – 4.30 pm. Visit Planestrainsautos.com.au for locations.

Kids will be spoilt for choice with The Nippers Railway adventure playground, Sciencentre, interactive displays and activities, plus create your own paper planes and test them in the wind tunnels.

Elements of Fully Charged will be noisy, have very low light, be bright and may flash. Noise cancelling headphones advised. A Chill Out Zone will be available.

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Planes, Trains and Autos

Queensland Museum Rail Workshops

North St 

North Ipswich 

May 4-6, 2024

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