Portland & Hamilton Train Shuttles (SOLD OUT)
Portland to Hamilton Day tour & Local Shuttle Services.
Saturday 15th July - A day out in Hamilton (Departing Portland)
Saturday 15th July - Hamilton Shuttles
Sunday 16th July - Portland Shuttles
The Seymour Railway Heritage Centre invites you on a Heritage Train Shuttle in historic 1937 air conditioned carriages over the weekend of 15th and 16th July, 2023.
On Saturday, enjoy a day out taking a leisurely train journey from Portland at 8.30am or Heywood at 9.20am to Hamilton. Take our optional Lunch package at Cafe Rox (a short walk from the station) or explore the City of Hamilton at your own pace and take in the shops, stroll through the Park or have a lunch or a light meal at your own cost. Join the train on return at 2.50pm and arrive back at Portland at 5.25pm.
For people boarding/disembarking at Portland, you need to be able to use stairs with handrails as you will be boarding at the Exchange Siding which is situated via Canal Court. A shuttle service will operate from the IGA carpark, leaving at 8am and deliver you direct to the train. There will be a return shuttle when you get back to Portland in the evening. Limitied parking is also available in Canal Court.
Please let us know whether you will require mobility assistance at Hamilton.
On Saturday 15 July, Hamilton residents and others can book and enjoy a shuttle train ride in our heritage train from Hamilton and return.
Two shuttle services will operate from Hamilton and provide about a one hour return ride, first shuttle departing at 11.20am, the second at 1.00pm. After that the train will leave Hamilton at 2.50pm and return to Portland arriving at 5.25pm. The 11.20 shuttle is filling fast - please consider taking the 1pm shuttle, there is plenty of room.
On Sunday 16 July before the train returns to Melbourne and Seymour, there is time for local Portland residents to take a 2 hour ride in the heriitage train to Heywood and return leaving Portland at 8.30am arriving back in Portland at 10.40am.
Please note: boarding at Portland is at the Exchange Siding which is accessed vai Canal Court. Access to and from the train is via stairs wiith handrails. Customer service staff will be present to assist. A shuttle service will operate from the IGA carpark, leaving at 8am and deliver you direct to the train. There will be a return shuttle when you get back to Portland in the evening. Limitied parking is also available in Canal Court.
Please note - there are no booked seats for any of our shuttles but you must pre-purchase a ticket for all journeys. You can choose your own seat on the day - there will be ample opportunity to explore the train on your journey.
Snacks and drinks will be available on the train for purchase
Urgent Enquires - Phone: 0477 707 411