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The Central West Picnic Train

Orange–Parkes (return)

 

Tuesday, 29 June 2021

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

 

Experience the romance of rail travel on a day trip from Orange to Parkes and return riding The Central West Picnic Train on Tuesday, 29 June 2021.

 

Steam locomotive 5917 will haul the train in both directions as it climbs over the Bumberry Ranges.

 

Sit back and enjoy the stunning picture views of the winter countryside in our heated carriages while enjoying a barista-made coffee or champagne from our buffet car.

 

You’ll have plenty of time for a relaxing lunch at a variety of cafés and pubs in Parkes before boarding for the return journey.

 

Fares:

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

 

Private Compartment — $440 per group

Enjoy the benefit of an entire booth to yourselves — great for families and social groups!

One booking is good for up to a maximum of eight (8) people (max 6 adults advised).

 

Family of Four — $340

This option is suitable for a maximum of four people and includes two window seats in a spacious area with table.

 

First Class Duo — $240 for two people

First Class seating for two people. Two Window seats in a spacious area with table.

 

Full Carriage Hire — Call for Quote

 

Enjoy your own space in a Private Compartment

 

 

Preliminary Timetable*

Outbound Journey

Orange dep 8.25am

Parkes arr 10.50am

Return Journey

Parkes dep 3.50pm

Orange arr 6.10pm

 

*Preliminary 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 trip details.

 

Buffet Car:

A buffet car will return to The Central West Picnic Train serving barista-made coffee, tea, soft drinks, beer, wine and light snacks. Customers are welcome to bring along picnic lunches, snacks and drinks.

 

BYO alcohol is allowed, however, large eskys will not be permitted

 

Toilets:

Toilets are available in all carriages and will be locked off while in metropolitan areas.

 

Mobile Phones:

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

 

View the spectacular scenery in First Class Duo

Condition of travel:

  • It is advised to check-in everyone in your group using the QR code provided with the Service NSW app
  • Passengers are asked to remain in their allocated seats as far as practical
  • COVID-19 restrictions may be implemented on the day depending on current alert level
  • Passengers are required to follow all instructions from their carriage attendant

 

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The Central West Picnic Train

Orange–Parkes (return)

 

Tuesday, 29 June 2021

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

 

Experience the romance of rail travel on a day trip from Orange to Parkes and return riding The Central West Picnic Train on Tuesday, 29 June 2021.

 

Steam locomotive 5917 will haul the train in both directions as it climbs over the Bumberry Ranges.

 

Sit back and enjoy the stunning picture views of the winter countryside in our heated carriages while enjoying a barista-made coffee or champagne from our buffet car.

 

You’ll have plenty of time for a relaxing lunch at a variety of cafés and pubs in Parkes before boarding for the return journey.

 

Fares:

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

 

Private Compartment — $440 per group

Enjoy the benefit of an entire booth to yourselves — great for families and social groups!

One booking is good for up to a maximum of eight (8) people (max 6 adults advised).

 

Family of Four — $340

This option is suitable for a maximum of four people and includes two window seats in a spacious area with table.

 

First Class Duo — $240 for two people

First Class seating for two people. Two Window seats in a spacious area with table.

 

Full Carriage Hire — Call for Quote

 

Enjoy your own space in a Private Compartment

 

 

Preliminary Timetable*

Outbound Journey

Orange dep 8.25am

Parkes arr 10.50am

Return Journey

Parkes dep 3.50pm

Orange arr 6.10pm

 

*Preliminary 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 trip details.

 

Buffet Car:

A buffet car will return to The Central West Picnic Train serving barista-made coffee, tea, soft drinks, beer, wine and light snacks. Customers are welcome to bring along picnic lunches, snacks and drinks.

 

BYO alcohol is allowed, however, large eskys will not be permitted

 

Toilets:

Toilets are available in all carriages and will be locked off while in metropolitan areas.

 

Mobile Phones:

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

 

View the spectacular scenery in First Class Duo

Condition of travel:

  • It is advised to check-in everyone in your group using the QR code provided with the Service NSW app
  • Passengers are asked to remain in their allocated seats as far as practical
  • COVID-19 restrictions may be implemented on the day depending on current alert level
  • Passengers are required to follow all instructions from their carriage attendant