Victorian Goldfields Railway

PLEASE NOTE: ALL SERVICES ON WEDNESDAY 21ST AUGUST 2019 WILL BE DIESEL HAULED
This is due to unavoidable and essential maintenance of our steam locomotive - we apologise for any inconvenience

What are my Travel Options?

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From Maldon    We leave Maldon at 10.30am and 2.45 pm.
*The 10.30am train spends 45 minutes at Castlemaine to turn the engine and returns you to Maldon at 12.45pm. Or you may choose to stay on in Castlemaine for the afternoon and catch the later 4.00 pm train back to Maldon arriving at 4.45pm.
*The 2.45pm train gives half an hour at Castlemaine and returns you to Maldon at 4.45 pm

From Castlemaine    We leave Castlemaine at 12.00 pm.
*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 (12.00 pm) 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 2.45 pm 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 departure time


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PLEASE NOTE: ALL SERVICES ON WEDNESDAY 21ST AUGUST 2019 WILL BE DIESEL HAULED
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Vic School Holidays 21st September 2019 to 6th October 2019


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^ - Race the Train - details announced soon



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^ - Christmas Day - NO TRAINS
Vic School Holidays 30th June 2018 to 15th July 2018




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.