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The Riverina Picnic Train — heritage steam train trips from Wagga Wagga


One Weekend Only!

Saturday, 1 June 2019 and Sunday 2 June 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 two days of special trains from Wagga Wagga.


Choose between 1hr return trips to either Harefield or Uranquinty — perfect for the family — or travel up the famous ‘Bethungra Spiral’ to Cootamundra on Saturday evening on the Bethungra Spiral Flyer.


Harefield Shuttles to the north are approximately 60 minutes, travelling over the spectacular Wagga Wagga Viaduct.


Uranquinty Shuttles to the south are approximately 60 minutes, Enjoy the sound of 5917 working hard as it climbs out of Wagga Wagga.


The Cootamundra Bethungra Spiral Flyer train is approximately 5hrs duration, with time for a picnic dinner at Cootamundra.


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 snacks 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 train picks up at Wagga Wagga railway station.

The Picnic Train is proudly operated by Sydney Rail Services.