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Broadmeadow to Awaba (return)

  • Saturday 27 May, 2023 


Please Note: All fares are for same-day return travel.


Private Compartment - $150 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 - $85 per group

Spacious four seat booth with table in a 'N' type classic non air-conditioned heritage saloon carriage. Booths are fitted with tables.

First Class Single — $45 for one person

Seating for one in a 'N' type classic non air-conditioned heritage saloon carriage. Booth is fitted with a table.


Full Carriage or Full Train Hire — Call for Quote

If you're short on time but want maximum fun then why not join us on a return journey from Broadmeadow to Awaba? Lasting a little over an hour our shuttles are perfect for the little ones or the whole family.

Hauling our train will be the 1953 built​ New South Wales Government Railways steam locomotive 5917. Choose from either booth or compartment seating and don't forget to bring your picnic with you!



Please pay special attention to the number and type of seats you have selected before making your purchase.




PLEASE NOTE: Passengers do not disembark at Awaba Siding. Your ticket is for the round-trip shuttle journey aboard the train only. 

27May 2023 

(Broadmeadow to Awaba Siding return)

Shuttle 1

  • Broadmeadow - dep. 09.20am 

  • Awaba Siding - arr. 09.57am 

  • Awaba Siding - dep. 10.02am 

  • Broadmeadow - arr. 10.37am

Shuttle 2

  • Broadmeadow - dep. 11.05am 

  • Awaba Siding - arr. 11.42am 

  • Awaba Siding - dep. 11.47am 

  • Broadmeadow - arr. 12.16pm

Shuttle 3

  • Broadmeadow - dep. 1.55pm 

  • Awaba Siding - arr. 2.32p

  • Awaba Siding - dep. 2.47pm 

  • Broadmeadow - arr. 3.12pm

Shuttle 4

  • Broadmeadow - dep. 3.27pm 

  • Awaba Siding - arr. 4.05pm 

  • Awaba Siding - dep. 4.10pm 

  • Broadmeadow - arr. 4.38pm

*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. 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.Should anything change on the day the onboard crew will keep you informed.

Buffet Car:

A limited buffet service will 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.


Mobile Phones:

There are no charging points on the heritage carriages. It is recommended that you bring an external battery charger for your mobile devices.




Please pay special attention to the number and type of seats you have selected before making your purchase.

Round trip shuttles from

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