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Queensland Pioneer Steam Railway Co-op Ltd

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Wonderful morning trip!

Received tickets for my birthday. It was an awesome morning trip. Highly recommend. The staff are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brisbane, Australia
Steam back in time

As a surprise I took my husband to this museum to see the old workshops and some restoration work... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kerri M
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All aboard for a historical steam train journey along the former industrial coal line built in the late 19th century. Feel and hear the train rumble from inside the carriages, over a short 30 minute bushland journey or longer trip from Bundamba...more
T L Cooney Ave, Ipswich, Queensland 4304, Australia
+61 7 3103 0871
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Received tickets for my birthday. It was an awesome morning trip. Highly recommend. The staff are wonderful and dressed in time period clothing. Wonderfully restored carriages. All in all a wonderful trip. A must do!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a surprise I took my husband to this museum to see the old workshops and some restoration work being done on steam engines and carriages. Much to our delight it was a wonder of seeing restored carriages, little films and exhibits of the workers...More

Thank Kerri M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the luxury of a carriage all to ourselves because we were a large group. The volunteers have done a wonderful job with the restorations. Our meals were delicious & drinks reasonably priced. Was such a fun evening. Our guide provided lots of historical...More

Thank Azette L
Reviewed 12 August 2018

If you are looking for a fun activity to do with your kids that wont break the bank a trip back in time with the Queensland Pioneer Steam Railway is a good option for a weekend outing. Check their website for running days and for...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Perhaps the best kept secret in Ipswich. I’m a local and only discovered this a few weeks ago. Lovely way to have dinner and spend the evening enjoying a trip on the restored Sunlander and enjoying the entertainment of the murder mystery. Really appreciate the...More

Thank Judysim
Reviewed 2 July 2018

A fantastic way to spend a Saturday night! We were treated to a wonderful meal, all cooked onboard the train, by a volunteer chef. The staff are wonderful, and made the evening extra special. They are very happy to take photos of groups, but are...More

Thank Peta W
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We were welcomed at Swanbank station by the friendly volunteers who gave us a champagne and took plenty of photos of our group in our 1960’s costumes. Once aboard we were served a delicious 3 course dinner that we had chosen a few days before....More

Thank Allthatglitters123
Reviewed 8 June 2018

A ride on the steam train brought back memories of my childhood, both in the steam engine and the Sunlander carriages. Great trip. Amazing volunteers, extremely knowledgeable, friendly and welcoming. Very well organised. Terrific value for money. I’d recommend this fir families. It would also...More

Thank tarla
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Great way to celebrate with friends and family. The whole trip is so well organized and the volunteers are so well organized. Everything just flows. The food was delightful. The chocolate brownie dessert will leave you breathless. Such a lovely and enjoyable evening. So well...More

Thank BrisbaneAUS_Kelly
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of experiencing a great night out with friends on the QLD Pioneer stream railway. I wasn't aware it was run by volunteers until we were seated and the entrees were served. What an amazing job they did. Plenty of smiles and...More

Thank Craig K
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29 May 2018|
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Response from DriverRobS | Property representative |
Hi old 44 how old are the children? under 5's travel free on all services
Çlaire L
5 September 2017|
Response from DriverRobS | Property representative |
Hi There Claire, Sorry we missed this one. Tickets can be bought through our website (link should be at the top of the listing or search in google - Queensland Pioneer Steam Railway). We operate our regular steam trains on... More