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Goulburn Valley Explorer

Town: Melbourne

Address: , Melbourne, 3000, VIC

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Departing Southern Cross Station – Train, Wine and Dine your way to the Goulburn Valley where you can sample its famous wineries or visit the picturesque lakeside town of Nagambie.

Picking up at Southern Cross Station at 8:30am, travel in Steamrail’s heritage carriages behind classic 1915 steam locomotive A2 986 (with assistance from a 1960s vintage diesel).

The engine will perform a fast run direct to Seymour in the morning, reminiscent of the golden age of the Victorian Railways and famous express trains like Spirit of Progress and Albury Express. After the train departs Melbourne, settle into your compartment and listen to the engine work hard as you climb the famous Glenroy Bank, through the northern suburbs and into regional Victoria. After passing through the volcanic plains surrounding Wallan, the train will climb to the summit of the Great Dividing Range at Heathcote Junction and pass through the familiar bushland of the North-East.

Guests will board a coach to experience the Mitchelton Winery or stay on the train to the lakeside town of Nagambie or Murchison East. You will have time to dine at the Nagambie Rowing Club, Murchison East Railway Hotel or explore Nagambie at your leisure.

After a pleasant lunch, the train will run express back to Melbourne, arriving at Southern Cross Station at 5:57pm.



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27-07-2024 to 27-07-2024