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Authentic Steam Railway linking historic Castlemaine and Maldon. The must do activity for all visitors to central Victoria. You can catch the train for a return trip from either Castlemaine or Maldon stations. Fun for the whole family as you get up...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Castlemaine Train Station | Kennedy St, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450, Australia
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Really nice day out on this vintage steam train. Make sure you stretch finances and book first class to experience the club car with outside rear viewing platform. The added bonus of a bar tops off the indulgent experience!
The steam train runs a return trip between Maldon & Muckleford as a special train on the Saturday with live music in each carrige as pat of the annual Maldon Folk Festival. The trip is approxinately 40 minutes in lovely restored saloon cars pulled by...More
We took the train to Mucklefest with our three year old nephew and he absolutely loved it! We got to ride the authentic Victorian era coaches.
It is absolutely worth the money. We also visited Molden later that day and the town itself is worth...More
We had he perfect sunny day for a real treat. First class travel, first class volunteers and first class value at Castlemaine railway shop with loads of quirky souvenirs. The enthusiasm of the volunteers, Andrew and co is contagious. Everyone gets in the spirit of...More
Our car club recently took the VGR from Castlemaine to Maldon. What a great trip. The ticketing process was very quick and effortless for us. The Volunteers were entertaining and kknowledgeable. Maldon is a very interesting town to visit and the railway is an excellent...More
On Monday 18th September 2018 my husband and I took the Seniors offer for the VGR trip from Castlemaine to Maldon which included lunch at the Maldon Hotel. The excursion/experience on the actual train itself was great with very welcoming volunteer staff. Unfortunately the experience...More
Step back in history & take a ride on the Victorian Goldfields Railway. This amazing piece of history running between Castlemain and Maldon is amazing to experience, allowing you to sit back take in the scenery & enjoy the journey in the way people might...More
Very obliging Office staff (Sharon) whose flexible approach facilitated our booking at short notice. Station staff seemed passionate about all aspects of the “Steam” adventure departure. The 45 min journey was relaxing in a comfortable private compartment. Maldon was a quaint little destination with old...More
We went from Maldon to Castlemaine 2nd class. Volunteer staff very welcoming and helpful. Old carriages really lovely. Old engine didn’t miss a beat. Ran on time both ways. Even let dogs on. Lovely scenery on the way.
My husband was the driver of a BIG Y133 class diesel-electric locomotive for a day. I was his navigator as usual, but this time just to guide him in the train track line gradients. It was so much fun!! We travel from Maldon to Castlemaine....More