BARRINGTON PICNIC TRAIN
Maitland to Gloucester (return)
Saturday, 9 September 2023
Please Note: All fares are for same-day return travel.
Private Compartment - $520 per group
Enjoy the benefit of an entire compartment to yourselves in a heritage 'FS' type non air-conditioned carriage - great for families and social groups! One booking is good for up to a maximum of eight (8) people, including children. Compartments are fitted with tables.
Four Seater Booth - $350 per group
Spacious four seat booth with table in a 'N' type classic non air-conditioned heritage saloon carriage. Booths are fitted with tables.
Group of 4 Seating - Air Conditioned Lounge Car- $350 per group
Four Seats together in an Air Conditioned Lounge Car
First Class Duo — $280 for two people
Seating for two in our 'N' type classic non air-conditioned heritage saloon carriage. Booths are fitted with tables.
Full Carriage or Full Train Hire — Call for Quote
Join us for a fabulous day out from Maitland as our heritage steam train heads for Gloucester for the day. Settle back in your heritage carriage as we travel on the scenic North Coast Lines, taking in views of the Bucketts Range.
Hauling our train will be one of our 1950s steam locomotives, 5917 or R766.
Upon arrival a shuttle bus will be waiting to take passengers into town. You’ll have plenty of time for exploring or having lunch at one of the local cafes. If planning to dine or purchase your lunch locally we suggest booking ahead to avoid disappointment.
PLEASE NOTE: Passengers may disembark at Gloucester. Your ticket is for the round-trip journey aboard the train only.
9 September 2023
(Maitland to Gloucester return)
Maitland - dep. 07.50am
Gloucester - arr. 10.50am dep. 3.20pm
Maitland - arr. 7.15pm
NOTE: The locomotive rostered for each service cannot be guaranteed and is subject to change due to operational reasons with or without notice. Your ticket is for the journey and is not dependent on the locomotive advertised.
*Indicative 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 details. Train departure and arrival times are subject to change at any time. Should anything change on the day the onboard crew will keep you informed.
A buffet service will NOT be available on this train. In the spirit of The Picnic Train, we encourage passengers to bring their own picnic hampers.
BYO alcohol is allowed, however, large eskys are not permitted.
Babies and Toddlers:
Babies in arms and small toddlers not requiring a booked seat may be brought along at no additional cost.
Prams, wheelchairs and walkers:
Due to space restrictions and for the safety of all aboard, large prams and mobility equipment cannot be taken aboard the train. You may bring a small collapsible pram that can be stored in overhead luggage racks. The pram must be collapsed and ready to bring aboard when the train arrives at the platform. If in doubt please call us for further information.
Toilets are available in most carriages. These will be locked while in metropolitan areas.
There are no charging points on the heritage carriages. It is recommended that you bring an external battery charger for your mobile devices.