Come and Live in the Past!

Return of Iconic Steam Locomotive 5917


Saturday, 11 May 2019 and Sunday 12 May 2019


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Help us celebrate the return to active service of steam locomotive 5917. Fresh from a two-year overhaul at the Hunter Valley Railway Workshops, 5917 will lead local Singleton steam train trips on both Saturday, 11 May and Sunday, 12 May (Mother’s Day).


Sit back, enjoy the ride to Camberwell Junction behind steam power. Our train departs from Singleton railway station.


Enjoy our air-conditioned lounge cars with a complimentary glass of champagne on boarding. Choose our High Tea option, served in our ex-Indian Pacific dining car 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.



Standard Class Seating (Child) — $15

Standard Class Seating (Adult) — $20

Blue Zephyr Club Lounge (includes a complimentary drink) — $25

High Tea in the Diner — $50

First Class Private Compartment (for up to 6 people) — $100



Singleton dep 11.40am

Singleton arr 12.45am



Drinks can be purchased from the two bars in the club lounges. All passengers are able to walk through the train to the Bars.


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 Singleton railway station.


The Picnic Train is proudly operated by Sydney Rail Services.