One date only!
Sydney or Strathfield to Moss Vale (return)
Sunday, 16 April 2023
Join us for a fun day out to the Southern Highlands. Newly restored diesel 42107 will haul the train from either Sydney Terminal or Strathfield to Enfield Yard where our mighty steam locomotive will take over.
R766 will haul our train, unassisted by diesels, all the way to Moss Vale. Here you will have an hour and a ha to explore or head for the nearby pub.
Please Note: All fares are for same-day return travel.
Private Compartment - $500 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 - $320 per group
Spacious four seat booth with table in a 'N' type classic non air-conditioned heritage saloon carriage. Booths are fitted with tables.
Classic Duo — $260 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.
Full Carriage or Full Train Hire — Call for Quote
42107: This privately owned locomotive, one of 10 built in Granville in 1965/66, has recently undergone a year-long restoration. Sporting the NSWGR 'reverse' livery, the double ended streamliner will haul our train from Sydney Terminal to Enfield yard (and vice versa).
PLEASE NOTE: Passengers may disembark at Moss Vale. Your ticket is for the round-trip journey aboard the train only. This tour will be diesel hauled from Sydney Terminal to Enfield and return. The remainder of the journey will be steam hauled.
16 April 2023
(Sydney or Strathfield to Moss Vale return)
Hauled by 5917 & 42107
Sydney Terminal - dep 11.30am
Strathfield - dep 11.45am
Moss Vale - arr 2.55pm | dep 4.30pm
Strathfield - arr. 7.10pm
Sydney Terminal - arr. 7.25pm
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.
Our buffet car will not 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.