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Address: Daylesford Railway Station, Off Raglan Street, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
Phone Number: 3 5348 1759
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Vintage trains every Sunday

Every Sunday you can travel on a restored 1950's railcar along a 9km route through the Central Victorian Highlands between Daylesford & Bullarto. The journey takes 30 minutes each... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Every Sunday you can travel on a restored 1950's railcar along a 9km route through the Central Victorian Highlands between Daylesford & Bullarto. The journey takes 30 minutes each way and costs $15 return. There are four services, the first one at 10.45am. The last service of the day only goes as far as Musk, a station midway along the... More 

3 Thank Jolyon67
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The trip takes an hour round trip. You journey across farmland to another old rail station where you can stop and walk around for a few minutes. A great trip if you have young kids.

2 Thank OurOystercom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

we went to the Sunday market at the station, which was great then took a trip on the old railway. We loved it, the scenery was breathtaking and the ride on this old train from Wigan, UK was just wonderful.

2 Thank Smell40
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The museum on the station was fascinating, with a range of quality souvenirs to buy. My ride on the 1930s vintage rail motor to Bullarto and back through the Wombat Forest was great. The Sunday Market is there every weekend and there are over 50 stalls.

2 Thank platypus150
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Good for the kids. Nice little scenic (not spectacular, but nice enough) railway that goes for about 45 min return.

3 Thank prijinth
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

A very enjoyable trip through farmland and forest on an old rail-motor. An authentic experience of what train travel would have been like in the Daylesford area. Highly recommended.

2 Thank Hectagon13
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Daylesford market is a must to go and see.This market has Interesting,great crafts and produce to purchase. This market is open every Sunday and parking is easy not to far to walk.It is also easy moving for Disabled people and people who use Wheelie Walkers. Lots of hand made toys,knitwear for young and old .Magnificent hats and capes and yummy... More 

2 Thank Jennifer G
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Loved every second of our rail trip. Great scenery, and the train was just as it would have been in its heyday. The driver was happy to be photographed with us too! If anything, the trip was too short!

1 Thank Jean D
Box Hill, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My husband & I rode the Daylesford Spa Country Railway last Sunday 27th July. We both enjoyed the trip to Musk & the return trip to Daylesford. Although couple of windows were in need of repair the return trip was worth the chilly carriage ride. The train is in process of being renovated & the statione & equipment. Would encourage... More 

2 Thank Karen R
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Even though it was a cold day we stepped into the Railcar which was nicely heated. With our tickets we were given a brochure which described the history of the line and what we would see along the way. Leaving Daylesford station we traversed farmland before climbing into the hills. The line then travelled through the forest and passed through... More 

4 Thank CGT867

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