Tours

Tours

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

Tours in 2022

Come and experience the spectacular natural beauty of Victoria on board our wonderfully restored vintage carriages. When you're on this tour, you'll feel like you're part of a bygone era of the Golden Age of Rail Travel as you'll enjoy the most scenic parts of our state.

Set out on an exciting journey through awe-inspiring landscapes and whilst we pass by a number of charming towns along the way, heading to our destination.

More Tours Planned in 2022.

TBC 2022 – (D) (??)

More tours are to be announced, watch this space!

Please check back regularly for more tour announcements!

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Dunkeld / Portland

11 – 13 November 2022 – (SG)(D)

Join our Special Portland / Dunkeld train on the weekend of 11 to 13 November 2022.

Travel from Seymour, Melbourne Southern Cross, North Shore (Geelong) to Hamilton, Portland and return

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A Day at the Dunkeld Races.

12 November 2022 – (SG)(D) 

Travel from Portland, Hamilton or Heywood to Dunkeld and enjoy the Day at the Dunkeld Cup.

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Tocumwal Christmas Train

10 December 2022 – (BG)(D)

The Seymour Railway Heritage Railway invites you on a Heritage Train tour to the Tocumwal travelling in historic comfort on Saturday 3 December!

Enjoy a pleasant stroll along the Banks of the Murray in the NSW town of Tocumwal and take the opportunity to visit the local shops and Hotels for lunch.  Maybe even do some last minute Christmas shopping.

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SRHC Heritage Shuttles

12 November 2022 – (SG)(D) Hamilton – Dunkeld – Hamilton

13 November 2022 – (SG)(D) Portland – Heywood – Portland

Enjoy a ride on the SRHC Heritage train between Hamilton – Dunkeld, Portland – Heywood. Several shuttles are available and you can enjoy a leisurely return ride or one-way only

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Key Information

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.