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Daylesford Spa Country Railway

Daylesford Railway Station, Off Raglan Street, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
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Historic train station and museum

This is the location of the weekly Daylesford Market which we enjoyed. One can go on historic... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
tommomelbourne
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Melbourne, Australia
Awesome

Beautifully old and restored train. The volunteers who operate the service are fantastic. Our... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2018
HTFoodie
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City of Greater Geelong, Australia
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Daylesford Railway Station, Off Raglan Street, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

This is the location of the weekly Daylesford Market which we enjoyed. One can go on historic train rides like a champagne ride on the Silver Streak or visit the museum and watch the videos. The fleet comprises a trains from the mid 1920s to...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Beautifully old and restored train. The volunteers who operate the service are fantastic. Our young son loved the scenic ride. Highly recommended

Thank HTFoodie
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

After exploring the large Sunday market at the Daylesford railway station we decided to embark on the historical train ride to Bullarto and return. The restored diesel rail motor is operated by a bunch of retired railway enthusiasts who obviously enjoy their Sunday activity. The...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Arrived at the Daylesford Sunday market and noticed the restored Diesel rail motor. The trip cost $15 adult and lasted about an hour travelling to Bullarto, the highest railway station in Victoria. Carriage holds 19 first class and 35 second class passengers. A memorable experience.

Thank j0hnty47
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

I was present when the bride got from her car and boarded the old train to head to her wedding down the line. Both were done up nicely. Charters are available as well as the regular services to Musk and Bullarto. Looking over the historic...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

As a group we booked the Silver Streak Champagne Train for a two hour dinner and drinks ride. This was a great choice and runs about once per month. We set out from Daylesford having had aperitifs at the station. We boarded the 1970’s Silver...More

2  Thank pieterh557
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

There is always something new happening here, whether it is restoration of historic railway buildings or new rail motors to ride in. I love it,

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

For someone who grew up in the era of the Red Rattlers, this was a fun trip. Having our tickets punched by the conductor certainly brought back memories. I must say that I thought the ride was more comfortable than todays modern trains. The train...More

Thank Teresa N
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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

After visiting the local market we decided to take the short train ride from the sdjacent railway station. Very scenic if bumpy ride. Lots of character. Really well organised. Loved it

1  Thank Neville H
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Reviewed December 21, 2016

This Railway is a well managed affair. I have visited about one dozen times since they first set up on the abandoned Carlsruhe to Daylesford Railway in 1980. The Railway is VERY customer friendly. It is situated in a perfect location at Daylesford with so...More

1  Thank Iarnan K
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