Train Drivers (volunteer)

Do you have a passion for trains? Have you dreamed of driving a heritage train?

We are seeking applications from rail enthusiasts to operate our solar powered heritage railcars in Byron Bay. Full training will be provided to suitable applicants.



  • Meet the Category 1 Medical Standards as set out in the National Standard for Health Assessment of Rail Safety Workers. BBRC will arrange and pay for medical examination for suitable persons.
  • Comply with alcohol and drug policies as mandated in Rail Safety National Law.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Ability to successful complete the Heritage Passenger Train Driver Course. All training will be provided free on site by BBRC.



  • A keen interest in railways or transport.
  • A desire to contribute to the community.
  • A current first aid certificate.


Key responsibilities

  • Drive the BBRC train and adhere to all safe working regulations, company instructions and requirements of Rail Safety National Law and our rail safety accreditation.
  • Be responsible for the safe operation of the train.
  • Perform minor maintenance and be responsible for all first level servicing and provisioning activities (essentially checking and topping up fuel, oil and water etc).
  • Work as a team to provide a memorable customer experience to all our passengers and be an ambassador for the Company.
  • Participate in the development of a culture of safety within the organisation.
  • Complete reports and documents as required.
  • Supervise Passenger Attendants.
  • Maintain competency in all operational skills. Be willing to engage in training to update skills.


Please forward your resume to


02 8123 2130

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