Puffing Billy family on train

MAKE MEMORIES THAT LAST

Reconnect with family and friends whilst breathing in the fresh air of the Dandenong Ranges. Relive your own childhood memories whilst introducing the next generation to this unforgettable part of Victorian history.

MAKE MEMORIES THAT LAST

PUFFING BILLY IS OPEN FRIDAY TO SUNDAY.

All our visitors are required to pre-book their tickets online.

DECEMBER - JANUARY TIMETABLE RELEASED

Tickets are now on sale for December and January, so it is a perfect time to start planning a summer outing to Puffing Billy!

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Lakeside Visitor Centre

Dine-in at the modern café, collect a picnic hamper and explore the walking trails, go swimming (during summer!) or jump on a paddleboat in the cool waters of Lake Treganowan, discover steam artifacts in the Lakeside Hall before jumping on board your steam train, or host an event in a private function room.

Train Journeys

Journey onboard our open-sided carriages through the magnificent Dandenong Ranges, with lush fern gullies brushing past and Mountain Ash trees towering overhead. 

Puffing Billy Dog Express

Passengers and their four-legged family members can travel on a special Lakeside to Gembrook service. The day starts at Emerald Lake Park, with plenty of walking tracks and trails for families and dogs to explore before boarding dog-friendly carriages at Lakeside Station.

Steam & Cuisine Luncheon

We invite you to Puffing Billy for a different experience - travelling First-Class! Enjoy a three-course lunch onboard our dining carriages.

Train, Museum & Morning Tea

Journey from Belgrave to Menzies Creek through the forests of the Dandenong Ranges, visit the museum and enjoy morning tea.

Education Programs

Education Programs at Puffing Billy Railway incorporate multiple learning activities with a focus on an exploration of history through storytelling, a journey into nature, endless discovery, emotional and cultural connection, adventure and fun.

Lakeside Visitor Centre

Dine-in at the modern café, collect a picnic hamper and explore the walking trails, go swimming (during summer!) or jump on a paddleboat in the cool waters of Lake Treganowan, discover steam artifacts in the Lakeside Hall before jumping on board your steam train, or host an event in a private function room.

Train Journeys

Journey onboard our open-sided carriages through the magnificent Dandenong Ranges, with lush fern gullies brushing past and Mountain Ash trees towering overhead. 

Puffing Billy Dog Express

Passengers and their four-legged family members can travel on a special Lakeside to Gembrook service. The day starts at Emerald Lake Park, with plenty of walking tracks and trails for families and dogs to explore before boarding dog-friendly carriages at Lakeside Station.

Steam & Cuisine Luncheon

We invite you to Puffing Billy for a different experience - travelling First-Class! Enjoy a three-course lunch onboard our dining carriages.

Train, Museum & Morning Tea

Journey from Belgrave to Menzies Creek through the forests of the Dandenong Ranges, visit the museum and enjoy morning tea.

Education Programs

Education Programs at Puffing Billy Railway incorporate multiple learning activities with a focus on an exploration of history through storytelling, a journey into nature, endless discovery, emotional and cultural connection, adventure and fun.

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Visit us

Puffing Billy continues to run on its original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook in the magnificent Dandenong Ranges 40 kilometres east of Melbourne.

Locals Pass

Available exclusively to residents within a 10-kilometre radius of any Puffing Billy station, the Locals Pass is an opportunity for you to learn more about the railway, its activities and signature events.

Volunteer with us

If you’re ready to build lifelong friendships, contribute to the community and be part of living history – we'd love to have you on board! 

Visit us

Puffing Billy continues to run on its original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook in the magnificent Dandenong Ranges 40 kilometres east of Melbourne.

Locals Pass

Available exclusively to residents within a 10-kilometre radius of any Puffing Billy station, the Locals Pass is an opportunity for you to learn more about the railway, its activities and signature events.

Volunteer with us

If you’re ready to build lifelong friendships, contribute to the community and be part of living history – we'd love to have you on board! 

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Safeguarding Children and Young People Statement of Commitment

Puffing Billy Railway’s staff and volunteers are committed to providing positive experiences for children in an environment that’s caring, nurturing and safe. All those team members who help keep the Railway running, are subject to a current Working with Children Check and a National Criminal History Check prior to their engagement.
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