Canberra ANZAC Steam Train Rides (SOLD OUT)
Due to the high ticket demand over the Easter weekend, The Picnic Train has added another weekend of steam train rides from Canberra.
You will experience steam locomotive 5917 working hard as it climbs the steep grade by the spectacular Molongolo River Gorge, through long, dark tunnels and on through beautiful rural countryside to Bungendore.
Saturday, 23 April 2022
Sunday, 24 April 2022
ANZAC Day, Monday, 25 April 2022
(Trips depart Canberra Railway Station each day)
5917 is one of the D59 Class 2-8-2 'Mikado' steam locomotives used by the NSW Government Railways from the 1950s until the end of steam operations in the 1970s.
Ticketing options are perfect for singles, couples, small groups and families.
Please Note: All fares are for same-day return travel on the same service.
Toddlers: Babies in arms and small toddlers not requiring a booked seat may be brought along at no aditional cost.
Prams: There are limited storage areas for prams. As you will not be alighting at Bungendore, we ask that prams are not brought onboard, unless necessary.
Private Compartment — $280 per group
Enjoy the benefit of an entire closed-off compartment to yourselves in a heritage side-corridor carriage — great for larger families and social groups!
One booking is good for up to a maximum of eight (8) people including children.
Family of Four — $180 per family
Four seat booth in a heritage railway carriage with table.
Classic Duo — $140 for two people
Window seating for two people in a classic heritage carriage in a spacious booth with table.
First Class Single — $75 per person
Single seat ticket in a First Class section with table.
Full Carriage Hire — Call for Quote
- Canberra dep 8.15am
- Canberra arr 10.30am
- Canberra dep 12.15pm
- Canberra arr 2.45pm
- Canberra dep 3.45pm
- Canberra arr 7.10pm
*Preliminary times only. Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to departure. An update email will be sent to the ticket booking a couple of days prior to the event with final trip details.
The Buffet car will operate on these trips, servinge light snacks, barista coffee, tea, beer, wine and spirits.
We encourage passengers to bring their own picnic hampers.
BYO alcohol is allowed, however, large eskys will not be permitted.
We encourage you to support our onboard service.
Toilets are available in all carriages.
There are no charging points on the heritage equipment. It is recommended that you bring an external battery charger for your mobile devices.
Steam locomotive 5917 will be the primary motive power for the Canberra ANZAC Steam Train Rides
Canberra Railway Station
Wentworth Avenue, Burke Cres, , Kingston ACT 2604