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Puffing Billy Railway

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Address: 1 Old Monbulk Road, Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia
Phone Number: (03)9757 0700
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Description: Puffing Billy is a genuine relic of our more leisurely days. An historic...
Puffing Billy is a genuine relic of our more leisurely days. An historic steam train still running regularly in the mountain district it was built to serve at the turn of the century. The Railway is the major survivor of four experimental lines used to develop rural areas in the early 1900s. Puffing Billy is now a major tourist attraction, its operation depending on hundreds of dedicated volunteers.
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The Puffing Billy train ride is quite a lengthy one and takes several hours from the beginning to the last stop. However, I would advise to take something warm with you as there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Puffing Billy train ride is quite a lengthy one and takes several hours from the beginning to the last stop. However, I would advise to take something warm with you as there are no real shelters in the entire train. Also do avoid school holidays as this can be quite noisy plus the majority of kids are gathering in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

just wonderful, can't miss this one if you have children. going though a forest with this old steam engine train.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

You like historical train and railroad? This exprience is exactly for you! Relaxed and beatiful panorama, you can have good pictures from Belgrave!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

great night. Characters come on board train during outward trip to Emerald and give background info before you discover murder at Emerald station. The outward trip gives you soap and dips which were very nice. Alcohol may be purchased here and at the large heated barn where carvers dinner was served and suspects are interviewed by detective and the guests... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This is a life time experience for a Railway fan. I had traveled in this cute train with my wife and my little daughter in a cold rainy morning , All people working with trains very friendly. The train was passing through picturesque spots.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I felt like I was ina Harry Potter movie upon seeing this attraction. A must-see & experience in Victoria! I fell in love with Belgrave the moment I saw it. Would love to visit this place again soon. And Puffing Billy train was awesome..love love it! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We took the Steam and Cuisine Luncheon Train, and chose the Natter Platter for three. It is great to chat and nibble, on the way to Emerald Lake, to stretch your legs before heading back to the train for scones, jam, cream and tea of coffee. We took a 68 year old friend who hadn't been on Puffing Billy since... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Around 9.30am we park the car at belgrave train station, It is crowded with ppl in the early train of 10.30am, it tooks 1 hour to lakeside and we have a short break at the lake and returns to belgrave. Everything is wonderful, especially the wood bridge!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Kids will love this. Don't be afraid to let them dangle legs out the window. But don't drop anything!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Visited last week with friends. We preferred the option not to book a guided/planned day tour from the travel agents, but to plan the day on our own. The train line to Belgrave is undergoing some upgrades currently and the alternate bus services could increase the the arrival time by 30 -40 mins. The Puffing billy carriages were a beauty,... More 

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Additional Information about Puffing Billy Railway

Address: 1 Old Monbulk Road, Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia
Phone Number: (03)9757 0700
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Belgrave
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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