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Running through the Goldfields of Central Victoria, the Victorian Goldfields Railway brings to you the experience of Steam Train Travel. Linking the historic towns of Castlemaine and Maldon, your train takes you through Box-Iron Bark forest in a region that saw some of the richest gold mining in Australia.

Use the links above to find the information you need about the Victorian Goldfields Railway, the operating days, train times and the range of experiences we offer. For further information, please contact our Marketing Office on (03) 5470 6658

Upcoming Events

Good Friday Wine & Cheese Train

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Maldon Market...

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Summer Running Policy

On days of Total Fire Ban in the North Central District
NO VGR trains will operate.

On days declared Catastrophic or Extreme in the North Central District even when not declared a day of Total Fire Ban.
NO VGR trains will operate.

On days declared 'Severe' (but not a Total Fire Ban) a Diesel locomotive will substitute for steam. Diesel power will also substitute if steam is temporarily unavailable on any scheduled running day, or if the VGR perceives the Fire Risk to be High.

We Will attempt to publish any cancellations or modifications to services, as per above, at www.vgr.com.au & on the VGR Facebook Page.

Information regarding days of Total Fire Ban and Days of Catastrophic, Extreme & Severe Weather Conditions can be found at the CFA website.

The Castlemaine & Maldon Railway Preservation Society is a non-for-profit organisation. All donations go towards ongoing maintenance and are a large source of funding for future projects. All donations are gratefully received. Donation of $2 or more are tax deductible.