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The Snow Train - 27th July, 4th or 10th August 2019
Please Note that ALL Rail Fares for the Snow Trains are now fully
Customers who have already purchased Rail Fares may continue to add the Tour Options to their Booking.  The purchase of these Tour Options without a correspondng Rail Fare does not enable purchaser to travel.
Join us for our excursion to the snow – by steam train, of course. Forget the car for a relaxed day out with family and friends aboard the Vintage Train.
Settle back in your compartment and before long, Melbourne will be lost in a trail of steam and smoke as we journey
into the fertile farming district of the Latrobe Valley.
The locomotives will work hard as we climb through the green Gippsland hills around Bunyip, Longwarry and Warragul before we make our first stop at Moe. Here passengers can choose from the following options…
Enjoy the journey through to Moe, where you will disembark for travel by comfortable coach through scenic mountain forest to the snow. Explore the alpine forests with their unique fauna and crisp mountain air as you wander through the snow. As this is a full resort, you are able to hire, toboggans, skis and clothing, to use in the snow. Departure from the mountain is at 4:00pm, to return to the station for a 5.30pm departure from Moe.
For those preferring warmer surroundings, travel by comfortable coach through scenic mountain forests to the historic Goldfields town of Walhalla, where you may wish to partake of a Lunch at either the Walhalla Lodge Hotel or the Walhalla Goldfields Railway goods shed for an optional two-course hot lunch (please book your preference).
After lunch, there is time to explore the historic treasures of Walhalla. The famous ‘Long Tunnel Extended’ gold mine offers underground tours at 1 pm and 2 pm, so you may book this underground tour yourself, but only if you are not doing the optional Lunch and the WGR option; as there isn’t enough time to do all three. Visit the many historic buildings and climb to the cricket ground carved high in the surrounding hills. The cemetery, full of history, has graves carved into the side of a mountain, all within walking distance of this unique mountain township.
The Walhalla Goldfields Railway will be running a return journey at 3:00pm. We have chartered this trip for our passengers from Walhalla station to Thomson and return, so please book your ticket for this option.
Travel through the mysterious Haunted Hills, Hearnes Oak and Morwell before arriving in Traralgon, where you will spend a leisurely afternoon. Enjoy a meal in a local hotel or café. Then relax back on the train as our locomotives begin their sprint westward on a course for home.
If you wish for a little more travelling comfort, choose the option of cloth seating in an air-conditioned (and heated) carriage. This option is at a small extra cost.  
Our on-train facilities include kiosks, which stock a wide range of light refreshments, souvenirs and hot and cold drinks. A licensed bar will also be open serving a range of wine, beers and spirits. Our courteous train officers will be on hand throughout the journey to provide any assistance to ensure an enjoyable and safe day.



7:19am NEWPORT 8:23pm
7:39am SOUTHERN CROSS 8:04pm
7:46am FLINDERS STREET 7:58pm
8:00am CAULFIELD 7:43pm
8:21am DANDENONG 7:13pm
8:48am PAKENHAM 6:48pm


10:20am MOE 5:25pm
11:05am TRARALGON 4:52pm
Please Note that the Ticket(s) that you will be sent will say 'Melbourne' as the originating location, but you may choose to join the Snow Train at either: Newport, Southern Cross, Flinders Street, Caulfield, Dandenong or Pakenham.
Q.  Are the Fares for a Return Journey?     
A.   Yes
Q.  Are the Fares for a One Way Journey?     
A.   No
Q.  Are Companion Card Fares available for this tour?
A.  This tour is a Day Excursion, if a passenger is the holder of a Companion Card the companion will travel at a fare equal to the fare charged to the holder of the Companion Card regardless of their eligibility for that particular fare.  The companion must be fit to complete all the duties of a travel carer including being able to assist with all aspects of personal care.  As per Companion Card Holders under https://steamrail.com.au/?page=tours
Q.  What stations may we join this tour from?
A.  A brief stop will be made to pick up passengers at the following stations:  Newport, Southern Cross, Flinders Street, Caulfield, Dandenong or Pakenham
Q.  Is the Seating Reserved?
A.  Yes, the seats aboard this train are reserved.  You will receive your Seating Allocation approximately one week prior to the Tour Date.
Q.  Will all persons covered by my booking be seated together?
A.  Yes, the seats are in compartments. so seating numbers need not be sequential.
Q.  Are meals provided as part of the Rail Fare?
A.  No
Q.  Will all persons covered by my booking be seated together?
A.  Yes, the seats are in compartments. so please note that seating numbers need not be sequential.
Q.  Is your on-train Kiosk able to cater for special dietary requirements?
A.  The space that serves as our kiosk is limited in size, so our overall range is somewhat limited, making it difficult to cater for everyone.  In view of this people with special dietary requirements are therefore most welcome to bring along their own snacks to enjoy during the journey.


Sessions Description Status
SNOW TRAIN 1 - Saturday 27th July 2019 Open
SNOW TRAIN 2 - Sunday 4th August 2019 Open
SNOW TRAIN 3 - Saturday 10th August 2019 Open
SNOW TRAIN 1 - Saturday 27th July 2019
SNOW TRAIN 2 - Sunday 4th August 2019
SNOW TRAIN 3 - Saturday 10th August 2019