COTMA's goal is to promote heritage tramways and foster excellence in Museum practice and presentations. Established in 1975, represents the interests of heritage tramway museums / operators throughout Australasia.

COTMA is a non-profit organisation, assisting individual museums to achieve their objectives. Full membership is open to organisations having urban transport collections within Australia and open to the public. Affiliate membership is available as well. COTMA works together with other rail heritage bodies such as the Association of Tourist and Heritage Rail Australia (ATHRA) and the Federation of Rail Organisations of New Zealand (FRONZ).

What's New?

16-5-2023 - COTMA News Update for May 2023

14-5-2023 - Conference page updated a post conference tour.

5-3-2023 - COTMA News Update for March 2023

19/12/2022 - Conference page updated - 2023 Auckland Conference - Friday 6/10/2023 to Monday 9/10/2023.

19/6/2022 - COTMA News Update for June 2022

9/12/2021 - COTMA News Update for December 2021

22/10/2021 - Awards page updated for 2021 Awards.

25/09/2021 - COTMA News Update for September 2021

18/09/2021 - COTMA Executive page updated for a new members following the COTMA CGM.

26/08/2021 - COTMA News Update for August 2021




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