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Steam Train | Classic Carriage Soiree to Geelong



Saturday 15 July 2017 - Classic Carriage Soiree to South Geelong

and the Little Creatures Brewery and Barrel Hall

Vintage Rail Travel/707 Operations is running our restored steam locomotive and vintage train to South Geelong and the Little Creatures Brewery and Canteen on Saturday 15 July 2017 for to celebrate our expaned fleet of classic carriages.

The Trip:

Travel in comfort and style on our Vintage Steam-Hauled Train and classic lounge and sleeping carraiges for an afternoon soiree. Our steam-hauled excursion train will transport you from the heart of Melbourne to South Geelong and a short stroll to the Little Creatures Brewery and Canteen for the opportunity to explore the latest brews or your old favourites and a bite to eat over the late afternoon before returning to Melbourne or a short stroll in the heart of Geelong and a later afternoon in the waterfront.

Our train will travel from Southern Cross to South Geelong via Werribee with our steam locomotive R707 and return via Sunshine. The train will feature travel in our newest heritage carriages from the Overland and Southern Aurora, as well as our usual lounge car "708" and return of dining car Avoca.

Our trip offers the perfect opportunity to spend a couple hours travelling with a group of friends or family in our newest lounge and sleeping carriages to Geelong and return.

The train is licensed and will offer a full bar service with a selection of Little Creatures ales, wine, sparkling and mixed spirits or take the option of our Avoca add-on with afternoon tea, a selection of alcholic and non-alcholic beverages and a cheese platter over the journey.

Trip Fares

Adult $85
Concession (1)
$80
707 Operations Member $70
Child (4 to 16 yrs)
$15
Child (under 4 yrs) free
Family (2)
$185
Avoca Experience Add-on $45
(1) Concession fares are available to persons entitled to public transport concession fares in Victoria.

(2) A family ticket covers two adults and up to three children 4 to 16 years.

Train Times: To be confirmed

The following train times are approximate and subject to change. Please visit this website two days before departure date to check for any updates.

Depart 707 Operations Newport Depot 1.50 pm
Depart Southern Cross Station 3.10 pm
Newport Metro Station 3.30 pm
Arrive South Geelong Station 4.30 pm


Depart South Geelong Station 8.00 pm
Arrive Southern Cross Station 9.30 pm
Newport Metro Station 10.20 pm
Arrive 707 Operations Newport Depot 10.25 pm

Passengers may join or leave the train at any of the above stations.

Ample free parking space available at 707 Operations Newport Workshops Depot (enter from Champion Road via Shea Street)

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