Historic Tailem Bend Railcars for Sale

September 6, 2023 8:03 am in by
Photo: Railcars at Tailem Bend, Coorong Council

A piece of railway history is up for grabs.

Coorong District Council is looking to relocate six rusty railway carriages that have been sitting at the Tailem Bend railyard for years.

Known as the Accident Train, a range of flat open-sided and enclosed carriages are on offer for groups, individuals or businesses to acquire in a tender process later this year.

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Council plans to keep and restore one of them.

Before the carriages go out for tender, community members are welcome to provide feedback in a public consultation.

Feedback must be received by 5pm on September 29 via or via the online feedback form at


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