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Wollongong Heritage Steam Train Trips


Saturday, 9 November 2019 and Sunday, 10 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 two days of special trains from Wollongong. Choose from a one-hour return trip from Wollongong to the coastal town of Scarborough and return — perfect for the family. For a longer journey, try our evening tour from Wollongong to Bomaderry (Nowra).


Wollongong to Scarborough return steam train rides

(Return trips are approximately 1hr duration)

Saturday, 9 November 2019

Departing Wollongong @ 9.45am, 11.15 am & 12.45pm

Sunday, 10 November 2019

Departing Wollongong @ 9.45am, 11.15 am, 12.50pm, 2.15pm & 3.50pm

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.


The Shoalhaven Picnic Train — Wollongong to Nowra (Bomaderry) and return via Kiama

See separate web page here


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 train picks up at Wollongong railway station.


In conjunction with Wollongong Tourism Week!

The Picnic Train is proudly operated by Sydney Rail Services.