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Hornsby Heritage Steam Train Trips


Saturday, 30 November 2019


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Experience the excitement of a steam train trip behind former NSW Government Railways locomotive 5917 as The Picnic Train presents a day of special family trips from Hornsby. Travel on a one-hour steam train journey from Hornsby to Eastwood and return and experience the sight, sound and smell of how it once was!


Saturday, 30 November 2019

Central to Hornsby one-way steam train ride

Departing Central @ 7.30am

Hornsby to Eastwood return steam train rides

(Return trips from Hornsby to Eastwood are approximately 1hr duration)

Departing Hornsby @ 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.55am, 1.55pm & 2.55pm


Adult — $25 (16yo+)

Senior — $20 (Seniors card holders)

Child — $15 (2–15yo)

babies-in-arms and toddlers not occupying a booked seat may travel for free.


Buffet Car:

Our train is equipped with a Buffet Car where light meals/snacks and beverages can be purchased. Passengers are also welcome to bring their own ‘picnic hampers’ and non-alcoholic drinks. Passengers are able to walk through the train to the Buffet Car.


Strictly no BYO alcohol.



Toilets are available in most carriages.

The Picnic Train is proudly operated by Sydney Rail Services.