Jazz on Puffing Billy

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Jazz on Puffing Billy will be trumpeting along with live Jazz music with Off the Cuff, great local wines and a dinner in the historic Nobelius Packing Shed.

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First Class Train Journey

Aboard Puffing Billy's dining carriages

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From the moment you board at Puffing Billy's Belgrave station platform, your feet will be tapping as you enjoy the live jazz performed by local band the Off the Cuff! Afterwards, you will board the train for a fun-filled journey through the Dandenong Ranges all the way up to the historic restored Packing Shed.

Your entree of homemade soup will be served on board the heritage dining carriages, which are heated in winter to ensure your journey is both comfortable and enjoyable.

Dinner, Live Jazz and Dancing

At the Nobelius Packing Shed

Jazz on Puffing Billy Railway

In the rustic informality of the 'Nobelious Packing Shed', you'll be sure to enjoy the blazing log fire during the cooler months.

Our carvery includes various roast meats, vegetables and salads, and is followed by various dessert options. 

You will be listening to more Jazz tunes until the driver blows the whistle signalling your return to the train.


A range of beverages, including local Yarra Valley wines, are available to purchase both on board the train and in the ‘Nobelius Packing Shed’.

The return journey back to Belgrave wraps up the evening, with a complimentary glass of port, tea, coffee and dinner chocolates and served. 


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Departure Time

Jazz on Puffing Billy departs from Belgrave station at 7.00pm. Please ensure you arrive at least 20 minutes prior to the departure time.

Arrival back into Belgrave station is approximately 11.30pm.




  • Saturday 26 May
  • Saturday 30 June


Jazz on Puffing Billy Bookings


Fare Inclusions and Booking Deadline

The fare includes the train journey, three-course meal, entertainment, tea, coffee and dinner chocolates. A range of beverages including local wines are available for purchase. No concession fares apply. Unless already sold out, bookings will close at 12 noon on the last business day prior to travel. Booking Terms and Conditions.


$103 per person. No concessions apply.

Please note:

  • No concessions apply.

  • There is no air-conditioning in our carriages (we use natural air-conditioning - windows!) However, the carriages are equipped with heating during the cooler months.


  • Train journey, three course dinner, entertainment, tea, coffee and dinner chocolates. A range of beverages including local wines are available for purchase.



Our Menu


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Puffing Billy Railway can only cater for the following special dietary requirements:

  • vegetarians
  • gluten free / celiacs
  • diabetics

Please ensure you advise us at least 72 hours prior to travel should you have one of the above dietary requirements. If booking online, please let us know in the "Notes" box when completing your booking.



Table configurations

Dining Carriage - due to the heritage nature of our dining carriages, the table configurations can seat up to two (2) or up to four (4) people. If your party consists of more than 4 people, we will do our best to ensure your tables are located close to each other.

Packing Shed - the tables located in the Packing Shed can seat up to a maximum of 12 people and where possible we will do our best to seat your party together.


Our heritage dining carriages have tables and chairs that are fixed to the floor and cannot be moved. As a result, people of generous proportions could find seating in the dining carriages restrictive. Please note that the distance between the edge of the table and the back of the chair is only 41 centimetres. To ensure you have a positive experience at Puffing Billy Railway we strongly urge you to contact our Customer Service Centre on (03) 9757 0700 should you have any concerns.

Passengers with special needs

Passengers with Special Needs (eg wheel chair access) must contact Puffing Billy’s Customer Service Centree on (03) 9757 0700 rather than book online. This way we can determine whether your needs can be accommodated.



We encourage you to car pool to Puffing Billy (or alternatively hire a minibus) if travelling as a group. That way, more people in your party can enjoy some of the great local wines and beers available. Alternatively, Metro Trains operate throughout the night on Fridays and Saturdays - please refer to the Public Transport Victoria website for details or check train times using the PTV Journey planner below.

Private functions

The 'Jazz on Puffing Billy' is also available for private functions (for groups up to 80 people) on any other evening. For further details, please contact our Customer Service Centre on (03) 9757 0700.


Gift vouchers

Jazz on Puffing Billy gift vouchers are available and make an ideal present to celebrate that special occasion. For further details please contact our Customer Service Centree on (03) 9757 0700 or purchase a voucher online.

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