Tours and Charters

Experience more of Victoria, with us. Take a day trip away into Regional Victoria. 

Tours in 2021

Forget about the normal weekend, experience more of Victoria with Seymour Railway Heritage Centre as we venture to various destinations over 2021, which are experiences are worth waiting for. 

 

Please note, we are currently trialing out our new in-house booking system. For any feedback or suggestions about this new system, please contact us at info@srhc.org.au 

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June 2021 – (BG)(D) 

Join us on a heritage locomotive hauled tour to Tocumwal, NSW

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xxx 2021 – (BG)(D) 

Please check our blog, we will announce anything relevant coming up

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TBA

xxx 2021 – (BG)(D)

Join us on a heritage locomotive hauled tour to Tocumwal, NSW

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TBA

xxx 2021 – (BG)(D) 

Please check our blog, we will announce anything relevant coming up

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TBA

xxx 2021 – (BG)(D) 

Please check our blog, we will announce anything relevant coming up. 

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TBA

xxx 2021 – (BG)(D) 

Join us on a heritage locomotive hauled tour to Tocumwal, NSW

Tramway Celebration Day

19th September 2021 – (BG)(D) 

Join us on a Special Heritage Train to Ballarat for special transport event recognising 50 years since the last tram operated in Ballarat.

Thanks to the effort of enthusiastic volunteers, a portion of the former Tram route operates through the gardens and picturesque setting of Lake Wendouree.

Your fare includes free return transport from the Ballarat station to the Tramway Festival event or enjoy a stroll at Lake Wendouree. 

An additonal First Class is being offered: Travel in 1906 era wooden first class cars, unique 30 AE and 2 AE, with rich comfortable black upholstery with armrests for your travel comfort. 

Ararat -
Western Daylight

2nd October 2021 – (SG)(D) 

Tour Date Altered due to COVID. 

Join us on a special locomotive hauled tour to Ararat, Victoria with C501 leading it’s first SRHC tour! 

The train will feature former 1937 Spirt of Progress air
conditioned cars with a licensed Kiosk Car, and Parlor
Car. As well, for those so inclined the Baggage Car,
CS 1, will enable you to clearly hear the sounds of the
train during the journey.

Customers will have the option of spending their free time in Ararat, shopping or simply enjoying a pleasant stroll through the town or enjoying time at the nearby Lake and Garden. 

 

TBA 2021 – (D) 

Watch this space!

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Charters in 2021

Our partners have something special coming up. If you’re interested in chartering a train, please click over into the Charters. 

TBA 2021 – (SG)(D) 

Join Cruise Express with bringing back the iconic Art Deco Spirit of Progress train back into 

For more information, please refer to the charterer. 

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Key Information

Our COVID-SAFE Plan

The SRHC and our staff will follow a COVID protocol to ensure your travels with us is a safe one. 

Passenger Information and Safety

In order to meet COVID-SAFE protocols, masks must be worn throughout the train trip and you should limit your movement within the train. Take advantage of the hand sanitiser provided or you are welcome to bring your own. The SRHC will follow all prevailing Government COVID rules.

The Seymour Railway Heritage Centre advises customers to be at the departing station around 15 minutes to departure. 

Passengers joining us at Melbourne Flinders Street* or Southern Cross Station. Please note that our services are under ‘Special‘. Please feel free to ask V/Line or Metro Train staff to guide you to the relevant platform prior to depature.

*Only applicable for Gippsland bound tours / charters. 

Customers are asked to contact the SRHC about refund options.

Legend / Glossary

  • (D) – Diesel Hauled Service
  • (S) – Steam Hauled Service
  • (SG) – Standard Gauge
  • (BG) – Broad Gauge

Wooden Bodied Carriages (with majority is on Broad Gauge) are limited to 80kph across the entire V/Line network. 

Steel Bodied Carriages (with majority is on Standard Gauge) are able to reach speeds of 115kph*.

The SRHC will do everything to make sure the tours are running onto the scheduled times listed on the tours, but our heritage trains are subjected to the V/Line Network which has priority over us. 

*Subject to the locomotive hauling the train and permitted track speed limits.

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