Victorian Goldfields Railway

ROYAL TO MALDON

Travel in royal luxury and style....

on a Steam Hauled Royal train along the Branchline to Maldon

Royal to Maldon

Step aboard and travel back in time on the Royal Train.

For the first time the Royal Train will make it's way to Maldon

Relive Queen Elizabeth II's journey all the way back to her epic 1954 Royal Tour. Back then the newly crowned Queen travelled around Victoria on board the Royal Train and now you have a chance to experience the luxury carriages.

The Royal Train will consist of luxury carriages from the last century, two carriages built and used exclusively for Royal and Vice-Regal trains.

The experience will take you from Castlemaine to Maldon in regal style.

Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-life time royal opportunity.

Services departing Castlemaine**:

  • Saturday March 30
  • Saturday June 8
  • Monday June 10

Times

(Journey approx 45min each way)
Depart Castlemaine 10.30am
Depart Maldon 2.30pm
With plenty of time to explore the Historic Maldon Township

Fares

There are 2 Travel options aboard The Royal Train

Royal option - for the true Royal Experience
"High Tea with a selection of sweet and savoury treats and tea or coffee is included and will be served in the "Avoca" dining carriage accompanied by "Yarra" parlour car on one leg of your journey" $110 return - one way in dining car with high tea, one way in parlour car
$90 one way - which includes travel in the Dining Car with High Tea

Champagne Class option
"Plus a glass of local Balgownie Estate sparkling cuvee and an Indulgent Fine Belgian Chocolate on one leg of your journey"
$75 return
$55 one way

Online Booking - Click on a ticket to book

Online Bookings are essential

Saturday 8th June 2019

One Way with Royal High Tea

Return with Royal High Tea on one leg of your Journey.

Select High Tea on your morning Journey

Select High Tea on your afternoon Journey

Monday 10th June 2019

One Way with Royal High Tea

Return with Royal High Tea on one leg of your Journey.

Select High Tea on your morning Journey

Select High Tea on your afternoon Journey
The Royal Train

The Royal Train

The Royal Train will be hauled by one of our regular Steam Locomotives, consisting of the following unique and meticulously restored heritage rolling stock managed by the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre:
  • State car 4 – with end viewing balcony built in 1912
  • State Car 5 – built in 1952 for the King George V tour (eventually used on the QEII tour in 1954)
  • Parlour Car Yarra – with end viewing balcony
  • First Class sitting car from the iconic 1937 Spirit of Progress
  • Avoca - Dining Carriage


**Travel to Castlemaine with V/Line
For a great day out……….

Travel from Melbourne to Castlemaine and return by fast V/Line country services.
Use your Myki.
Connections at Castlemaine to the Royal to Maldon.