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Continental Puffing Billy?

No, sadly I’m not talking about a visiting engine from a quaint narrow gauge line in Europe! 8A recently came into the workshops for attention, including leaking lens rings on the main steam pipes. Lens rings are essentially doughnut-shaped metal gaskets, forming a seal between concave recesses machined into two adjoining pipe flanges, whilst allowing…

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Third generation to jump on the Puffing Billy train?

A passion for trains runs deep in the Campbell family. Ian Campbell spent more than 30 years working in the rail industry and has been a volunteer at Puffing Billy for 53 years. His passion rubbed off on his grandson, Zac Campbell, who has volunteered at Puffing Billy since 2012 and currently works full time…

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First Female Driver Makes Tracks at Puffing Billy

Puffing Billy Railway will celebrate an exciting milestone on Wednesday 31 July when volunteer, Belinda McKenzie, becomes the first female train driver in the railway’s 119-year history. Belinda, 40, will drive the 10.30am and 2.30pm trains from Belgrave Station, supported by an all-female crew, including the fireman, guard, and conductors. Belinda started volunteering at Puffing…

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Become a Puffing Billy partner

Thank you for your interest in partnering with Puffing Billy Railway! To start the process, please complete the Expression of Interest (EOI) form below. If you have any questions prior to submitting the EOI, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us on partnerships@pbr.org.au. Benchmarks – how do we assess your application? Expand Upon…

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Puffing Billy Railway and Johns Hill Landcare create Indigenous Garden

NEW COMMUNITY GARDEN COMES TO LIFE   Calling all green thumbs and train lovers!   Puffing Billy Railway and Johns Hill Landcare are inviting residents to pull on some gloves, roll up their sleeves and come down to Puffing Billy on 22 June 2019 from 11am to 1pm to help create a new community garden…

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Thomas & Friends Return to Puffing Billy

There is no better place to meet one of the world’s most popular trains than at Australia’s favourite railway, Puffing Billy!   Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends are back in October and November for the very popular Day out with Thomas events, being held at Puffing Billy’s Gembrook Station. Passengers will enjoy a…

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Puffing Billy News

All News Thomas Blog Workshop More Garratt Update To August ’18 September 19, 2018 A New Chimney For ‘Real Puffing Billy’! September 19, 2018 THOMAS RETURNING IN SPRING 2018! June 19, 2018 The NG/G16 Countdown Begins! May 30, 2018 NG/G News For Febuary February 3, 2018 Master Plan January 9, 2018 flip slider January 9, 2018 Rising…

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A New Chimney For ‘Real Puffing Billy’!

Signs of corrosion through the side of the chimney … and no spare parts …. then what ???

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Puffing Billy Railway

简介 普芬比利铁路(Puffing Billy Railway)是名副其实的“活”博物馆,也是墨尔本最具标志性的旅游景点之一。 欢迎前来乘坐这辆拥有百年历史,历经沧桑的蒸汽火车。它至今仍运行在贝尔格雷夫(Belgrave)和简布鲁克(Gembrook)之间的原始山区铁道上,穿梭于植被茂密的丹顿农山脉之中。 普芬比利铁路修建于1900年,主要为当地山区居民服务,运送乘客、木材、马铃薯和植物等。当年,为了开发维多利亚州偏远地区,总共修建了四条窄轨铁路,普芬比利铁路是其中保存最完好的一条。 经过900多名热心义工的不懈努力,普芬比利铁路现已成为重要旅游景点,每天都有蒸汽火车运行(圣诞节除外)。 我们的义工热情欢迎中国游客的到来,他们身着传统制服,服务细致周到,将带您踏上复古体验之旅,让您回到20世纪初普芬比利蒸汽火车的辉煌岁月。 我们备有免费《中文版旅行指南》可供索取。本资料单将为您介绍蒸汽小火车途经的每个景点,伴您穿行于丹顿农山脉高高的花楸树林和蕨丛溪谷之间。 普芬比利铁路欢迎广大游客前来庆祝中国农历新年。由于节日期间游客众多,我们特提醒您及早预订火车票。   地点 普芬比利铁路的贝尔格雷夫车站(Belgrave Station)位于1 Old Monbulk Road, Belgrave,坐落在墨尔本以东40公里处,驱车仅需1小时。 如何前来普芬比利   乘公共交通(城铁) 坐城铁至普芬比利铁路的贝尔格雷夫车站很简便。从墨尔本市中心搭乘贝尔格雷夫专线列车(Belgrave Line Train)至贝尔格雷夫站(约需70分钟)。抵达贝尔格雷夫后,沿着站台上的蓝线前往普芬比利火车站(步行两分钟)。 >自驾车或乘客车 普芬比利的贝尔格雷夫车站位于1 Old Monbulk Road, Belgrave。 停车场 请注意:1 Old Monbulk Road没有停车场,只是一个下车点。 普芬比利停车场    免费停车:经由Belgrave – Gembrook Road路进入,入口就在城铁桥之前 贝尔格雷夫CFA 停车场    可在Bayview Road路上免费停车。 贝尔格雷夫城铁停车场    免费停车:沿着主路桥下方路标指示的人行道前行即可。 贝尔格雷夫Safeway停车场    主街店铺后面可免费停车。可能有停车限制规定。 在Mater Christi学院停车    仅限在维多利亚州学校放假期间免费停车。 点击此处查看谷歌地图。   一日游公司 墨尔本的各大观光公司都组织普芬比利铁路观光,每天发团的知名公司包括:…

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