KATOOMBA STEAM TRAIN RIDES
Lithgow to Katoomba (one way trip)
Katoomba to Mt. Victoria round trip shuttles
Sunday 20 August, 2023
ONE WAY Fare
Please Note: Fare is for Lithgow to Katoomba only.
General seating - $30 per person
Your ticket is for open and general seating in a heritage 'FS' or 'N' type non air-conditioned carriage.
Please Note: All shuttle 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 Duo Non Air-conditioned — $80 for two people
Spacious seating for two in a four seat booth with table in a 'N' type classic non air-conditioned heritage saloon carriage. Booths are fitted with tables.
Full Carriage or Full Train Hire — Call for Quote
There is nothing like the sights and sounds of a steam train thundering through the spectacular Blue Mountains. This August is your opportunity to experience just that. Board in Lithgow for a one way transfer to Katoomba or join one of our hour long shuttles from Katoomba. Perfect for everyone in the family.
PLEASE NOTE: Passengers may disembark at Katoomba only on the one way transfer. On Katoomba shuttles your ticket is for the round-trip journey aboard the train only. Passengers on shuttles do not disembark at Mt. Victoria.
20th August 2023
(Lithgow to Katoomba one way or round trip from Katoomba)
One way trip
Lithgow - dep. 08.05am
Katoomba - arr. 09.04am
Katoomba - dep. 09.55am
Katoomba - arr. 10.48am
Katoomba - dep. 11.05am
Katoomba - arr. 11.55am
Katoomba - dep. 13.00pm
Katoomba - arr. 13.49pm
Katoomba - dep. 14.04pm
Katoomba - arr. 14.53pm
Katoomba - dep. 15.10pm
Katoomba - arr. 15.59pm
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 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.