Tours

 

STEAM TRAIN TO SEYMOUR and the TASTES OF THE GOULBURN FESTIVAL

SATURDAY 20 OCTOBER 2018 - STEAM TRAIN TO SEYMOUR and the TASTES OF THE GOULBURN FESTIVAL 707 Operations is returning with our restored steam locomotives and vintage train to Seymour on Saturday 20 October 2018 for the Tastes of the Goulburn Festival. Book you tickets here.


Travel in comfort and style on our Vintage Steam-Hauled Train and experience the finest food and wine from one of Victoria's best kept secrets. Our steam-hauled excursion train will transport you from the heart of Melbourne to Seymour and back, to explore the Seymour and the Tastes of the Goulburn Festival.
Our train will travel from Southern Cross to Seymour via Essendon with our steam locomotive R707 for the trip. Our trip offers the perfect opportunity to spend a couple hours in Seymour exploring the Tastes of the Goulburn Festival before returning to Melbourne.
The trip coincides with Seymour's Tastes of the Goulburn Festival which runs from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm in Station Street and celebrates the many wonderful attributes of the Goulburn Valley. Music will be provided by a variety of bands. There will be entertainment for the kids and adults can sample local gourment food and wine, entry for passangers is free and $15 for a sampling glass. For more about the Tastes of the Goulburn Festival visit their website at http://www.tastesofthegoulburn.org.au.
Our air-conditioned train will included both open saloon-type carriages and compartment carriages seating a maximum of eight passengers to a compartment. Cafe Hudson will serve expresso coffee, Devonshire teas and assorted cakes and snacks.
The train will include the popular "art deco" lounge bar "708" carriage and Club Car Victoria. The carriage is licensed and will offer a full bar service with a selection of ales, wine, sparkling and mixed spirits.
Book your tickets here.

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Melb to Albury Heritage Train

Join us on our first public Standard Gauge heritage train tour to Albury travelling behind recently restored P22 in a unfamiliar livery and T357.
The border town of Albury blends country pace and city lifestyle with its offerings of historical buildings, cultural events, vibrant shopping precincts and tree-lined gardens. 
P22 recently was painted blue and gold, a first for the P Class locomotive.  The train will have limited seating and will consist of 1937 former Spirit of Progress S Class Compartment style Carriages.
A kiosk will be on board serving hot and cold food, hot drinks, beer, wine and soft drinks.   Our caterers Taste on Track have a fantastic dinner box for all bookings. 
Join us on a historic trip to Albury and help us celebrate our first public heritage train on Standard Gauge.
 
Contact Details
info@srhc.org.au

28 Oct 2018 09:00 - 9:00 pm

Strawberry & Cherry Festival Heritage Train Tour

Strawberry & Cherry Festival (Bacchus Marsh) Heritage Train - Saturday 17th November, 2018

Seymour Railway Heritage Centre invites you on a special diesel haul heritage train tour to Bacchus Marsh for their annual Strawberry & Cherry Festival. Join the train at Seymour or Melbourne Southern Cross.

The Strawberries and Cherries Weekend celebrates the beginning of the Strawberry and Cherry season in Bacchus Marsh. 

This is a chance for you to participate and enjoy in the many experiences in Bacchus Marsh featuring – fruit picking*, locally grown produce, Strawberry and Cherry themed menus, horse and carriage rides, a cherry pip spitting competition, heritage arts and crafts and much more.

The festival also has over 200 market stalls featuring, gifts, novelties, food and much more in the Main Street of our central shopping area which is closed off to road traffic.

There will be plenty of activities and entertainment for the whole family.

Your train will be hauled by Blue and Gold Heritage Locomotives B74 & X31^ with 100 year old wooden compartment carriages and 80 year old Steel Compartment Carriages.

Your train will also include the magnificent Yarra Carriage which was built in 1906 and 1937 original Spirit of Progress Seating, Dining and round ended Parlour Carriages.

For further details visit http://www.srhc.org.au or phone 0477707411

17 Nov 2018 09:00 - 7:30 pm