Don’t miss Sydney Metro’s free school holiday program in January 2017.
Join us at the Sydney Metro stand at Barangaroo Reserve, opposite The Beach at the Cutaway, as part of the Sydney Festival. Our free program will run from Saturday 7 January to Friday, 27 January 2017.
Sydney’s new metro train will be on display at Sydney Festival as part of Sydney Metro’s school holiday program. Come and take a walk through a life-size train model. The 13-tonne model is a full-scale version of the state-of-the-art train which comes into service in 2019 on Sydney Metro, Australia’s biggest public transport project and the city’s new fully-automated railway network.
There is plenty for everyone at the Sydney Metro Sydney festival stand, with the opportunity to walk on board a new metro train, go behind the scenes with virtual reality and find out more about Sydney Metro.
Free school holiday program sessions and workshops
All aboard workshop
This one hour session is suitable for students aged 5 to12 years and includes a visit through Sydney Metro’s life-size train model, fun interactive activities and an information session. These sessions will run on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am, 2.00pm and 3.00pm.
Please note, bookings are not required for the one hour sessions, only a maximum of 20 children can be accommodated at any session. Sessions will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Turn up & go craft
Come and build your own skytrain bridge or train model. These drop in sessions will run on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 12:30pm – 1:45pm and 4:00pm – 5:00pm and on weekends and Australia Day at 11:00am – 3:00pm.
A two hour session for students aged 7 to12 years taking their first steps with game design and development. Students will design and construct a 3D virtual railway station while exploring and connecting mathematical concepts, as well as choosing and applying problem-solving skills. These sessions must be booked in advance and will run on Wednesdays only at 9.30am, 12.00pm and 2.30pm.
Please note, booking is essential for the Minecraft workshops as places are limited. The Sydney Metro marquee will be closed on Monday 23 January.