Welcome aboare 707 Operations' restored vintage steam locomotive R707 'City of Melbourne', heritage diesel locomotive and heritage carriage fleet to Seymour Saturday 16 October. The trip coincides with Seymour's Tastes of the Goulburn Festival, which celebrates the finest food and wine from one of Victoria's best-kept secrets - the Goulburn Valley.
Throughout the day, there will be much to see, do and explore - from regional entertainment to sampling local wines and tasting gourmet treats and fun kids activities all day!
Joining our annual heritage steam train to Seymour from Melbourne for the Tastes of the Goulburn Festival, the historic steam train will depart Newport in Melbourne's West at 7.38 am, then ventures into Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne with a 8.25 am departure also picking up passengers at Essendon (8.39 am) and Craigieburn (9.00 am) before tackling the steep grades of the Great Dividing Range to Seymour. It will arrive in Seymour at 10.10 am, with the festival right at your doorstep.
Passengers will have over 4 hours to explore Seymour's Tastes of the Goulburn Festival and its many attractions before returning to Melbourne. Held in Station Street, the event celebrates the many wonderful attributes of the Goulburn Valley. Music will be provided by a variety of bands and there will be entertainment for the kids and adults can sample local gourmet food and wine. Entry for passengers 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.
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