Victorian Goldfields Railway

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From Maldon    We leave Maldon at 10.30am and 2.30 pm.
*The 10.30am train spends 30 minutes at Castlemaine to turn the engine and returns you to Maldon at 12.30pm. Or you may choose to stay on in Castlemaine for the afternoon and catch the later 3.45 pm train back to Maldon arriving at 4.30pm.
*The 2.30pm train also gives half an hour at Castlemaine and returns you to Maldon at 4.30 pm

From Castlemaine    We leave Castlemaine at 11.45 am.
*You have 2 hours to explore Maldon and have lunch and we return you to Castlemaine by 3.30pm.
*VGR trains connect with V/Line fast trains to and from Melbourne at Castlemaine station. View V/line timetables
*Castlemaine is less than 1 1/2 hours from Melbourne by road up the Calder Freeway.

Travel Suggestion... To enjoy a great day out, drive or catch the V/line train to Castlemaine to connect with our late morning (11.45am) train to Maldon where you have 2 hours to enjoy a leisurely lunch in one of the cafes or pubs and explore the lovely little goldfields town. Then relax on the 2.30pm departure from Maldon, maybe enjoying a drink from the bar in first class, before arriving back at Castlemaine in the mid afternoon (3.30pm) connecting with V/line services.

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Please note discount vouchers are available only for our regular train services on Wednesdays and Sundays and some holiday Saturdays. The valid days are coloured blue on this timetable
The vouchers are NOT available for any special or event trains.

Please ensure you arrive 20-30 mins prior to depature time


Click on Coloured Dates for Train Times -

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*** Please Note that on this weekend we will no longer be running the previously advertised 3 Trains on the 10th and 11th - however we will still be running regular 2 Train services on both days - This is due to the cancelation on the Jazz Festival Trains.

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^ - Special Train - Watch this space for details


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Vic School Holidays 1st June 2017 to 16th July 2017


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Running Dates for November 2017 and beyond will be published shortly - as always we will be running our regular Sunday / Wednesday trains but check back soon for any additional specials!!



Special Events, etc.. Trains operate to special timings for Special Events, Meal and Evening Trains.


Need more information?
Contact the VGR Office on:
info@vgr.com.au
for details and group bookings.