Enjoy the school holidays riding behind steam locomotive 5917 on a short journey through the Hunter Valley from Maitland to Singleton, plus Camberwell ballon loop (return) on Saturday, 10 April or Sunday, 11 April 2021.
We have ticketing options available encompassing NSW Covid-Safe regulations.
You have the choice of alighting at Singleton for a short stay in town, or staying on the train while it is turned at Camberwell.
Please Note: All fares are for same-day return travel.
Standard Private Compartment — $200 (standard compartment seating up to 4 people)
*Note: Family groups of up to 6 people will be permitted under a Private Compartment booking without needing to purchase extra tickets.
First Class Duo:
Two People — $140, (Two First Class window seats guaranteed)
Full Carriage Hire — Call for Quote
View the spectacular scenery in First Class Duo
Condition of travel:
Passengers will be asked to check-in using the QR code provided using the Service NSW app. (Please make sure someone in your party has the Service NSW app installed. if you do not have a smart phone, help will be provided)
Passengers are asked to wear a face mask when boarding and alighting from the train
Passengers are asked to remain in their allocated seats, except for toilet visits
Passengers are asked to wear face masks for toilet visits and any time while moving around their carriage.
Passengers are required to follow all instructions from their carriage attendant.
Other conditions may be implemented and some relaxed on the day depending on current COVID-19 restrictions
Maitland dep 9.00am
Singleton arr 9.45am
Singleton dep 9.50am
Camberwell arr 10.00am
Camberwell dep 10.35am
Singleton arr 10.45am
Singleton dep 10.50am
Maitland arr 11.55am
Maitland dep 2.30pm
Singleton arr 3.10pm
Singleton dep 3.15pm
Camberwell arr 3.20pm
Camberwell dep 3.50pm
Singleton arr 4.00pm
Singleton dep 4.05pm
Maitland arr 5.10pm
*Preliminary timetable only. Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to departure. A pre-event email will be sent to the ticket booking a couple of days prior to the event with final trip details.
A buffet car will now be available on the Hunter Valley Picnic Train serving barista coffees, teas, soft drinks, beer and light snacks. Customers are also welcome to bring along picnic lunches, snacks and drinks.
BYO alcohol is allowed, however, large eskys will not be permitted
Toilets are available in all carriages and will be locked off while in metropolitan areas. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, passengers using the toilet are asked to wear a face mask.
There are no charging points on the heritage equipment. It is recommended that you bring an external battery charger for your mobile devices.
Steam locomotive 5917 will be the primary motive power for the Hunter Valley Picnic Train.