Junee Train RIDES
Junee to Cootamundra (return)
Friday, 3 March
Experience the excitement of a steam train trip behind former NSW Government Railways locomotive 5917 as The Picnic Train present special steam-hauled trips from Junee!
You will experience our steam locomotive working hard as it races through the countryside, up the fascinating Bethungra Spiral to Cootamundra. You will have a short time to explore as you wish before retracing your steps to Junee.
Hauling the Picnic Train will be steam locomotive 5917, built by Baldwin in Philadelphia (USA) entering service in March 1953 for the NSW Government Railways.
Perfect for the whole family and groups alike.
Please Note: All fares are for same-day return travel.
Private Compartment — $350 per group
Enjoy the benefit of an entire compartment to yourselves in a heritage 'S' type — 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 — $200 per group
Spacious four seat booth with table in a 'N' type classic heritage saloon carriage. Booths are fitted with tables.
First Class Duo — $150 for two people
Window seating for two people within a 'N' type classic heritage carriage. Enjoy a large individual seat on either side of a table.
Red or Blue Lounge Duo — $150 for two people
Lounge seating for two people in our air conditioned Lounge carriage. The lounge car has a small amount portable tables available on request.
Full Carriage or Full Train Hire — Call for Quote
PLEASE NOTE: Passengers may disembark at Cootamundra. Your ticket is for the round-trip journey.
Friday, 3 March 2023
(Junee to Cootamundra return)
Junee - dep 12.25pm
Cootamundra - arr 1.30pm | dep 2.15pm
Junee - arr 3.10pm
Junee - dep 4.30pm
Cootamundra - arr 5.30pm | dep 6.20pm
Junee - arr 7.10pm
*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 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.
There are no charging points on the heritage carriages. It is recommended that you bring an external battery charger for your mobile devices.