Hosted by the Hornsby Model Engineers Co-Op Ltd, the Galston500 will have a collection of 5” Scale Model Locomotive teams attempt to complete a combined total of 500 laps of the 1km track at the Galston Valley Railway, at 29 Mid Dural Road, Galston, NSW to raise money for MS Research via Kiss Goodbye to MS.
Gates Open for the Public at 10am The Teams will be hitting the tracks from 6am Sunday 21st July 2019
With plenty of entertainment planned for the day, both on and off the track, the public are welcome to come along and watch the challenge and cheer on the drivers, as it continues throughout the day. Entry into the railway will be by Gold Coin Donation.
Tickets will be available to buy for a ride behind some of the participating locomotives.
Rides will be available between 10am and 3pm.
Please Note: Closed toe shoes are required to ride the trains
Please bring your coins and come along to watch the challenge unfold!
Canteen and Sausage Sizzle will be available from 11am - 2pm
Our site is NOT Wheelchair friendly! Walking frames and canes can be accommodated but as this is a bushland setting, the terrain is not wheelchair accessible. There are bathroom facilities on site - but disabled facilities are not available
MS Research Australia is the largest national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the funding and coordinating of multiple sclerosis research in Australia, as part of the worldwide effort to solve MS. The goal is to accelerate MS research: into the cause, better treatments and prevention, with the aim of ultimately finding a cure for the disease. To accomplish this since establishment in 2004, MS Research Australia has invested over $36.7 million into major collaborative research platforms, and investigator led research projects.
MS Research Australia’s international fundraising campaign, Kiss Goodbye to MS, is the first global MS fundraising initiative, executed in 12 countries around the world. Kiss Goodbye to MS is the national fundraising campaign of MS Research Australia, raising in excess of $1 million each year. The campaign is one of hope, that together we are one step closer to finding a cure for MS.