Come and Live in the Past!

The Hunter Valley Picnic Train


Saturday, 22 February 2020

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Steam Locomotive 5917 will lead The Hunter Valley Picnic Train from Broadmeadow to Singleton for one day only on Saturday, 22 February 2020.

Sit back, enjoy the ride through the Hunter Valley behind steam power. Our train departs from Broadmeadow railway station, picking up at Maitland.


Enjoy our air-conditioned lounge cars with a complimentary glass of champagne on boarding. Or ride in our air-conditioned sitting cars. For private parties, we have the option of First Class open-windowed compartments.


Snacks can be purchased from our buffet car, while drinks can be purchased from the two bars in the club lounges.


Apon arrival in Singleton, you will have the option to stay onboard for the trip to Camberwell to turn the train or step off for some time in Singleton to visit a variety of cafés and pubs or take stroll around this historic town before reboarding.



Standard Class Seating (Child) — $45

Standard Class Seating (Senior) — $60

Standard Class Seating (Adult) — $65

Blue Zephyr Club Lounge (includes a complimentary drink) — $100

First Class Private Compartment (for up to 6 people) — $400



(outbound journey)

Broadmeadow dep 10.05am

Maitland dep 10.40am

Singleton arr 11.30am

(return journey)

Singleton dep 1.54pm

Maitland arr 2.45pm

Broadmeadow arr 3.40pm


The Picnic Train is proudly operated by Sydney Rail Services.