Your journey starts at Belgrave station, the headquarters of the Railway. The station is only a short walk from Belgrave Township which has an abundance of shopping and dining options.

Setting out from Belgrave, Puffing Billy passes the southern reaches of the beautiful Sherbrooke Forest, a superb example of rainforest noted for its native 'Mountain Ash' trees, a form of eucalypt and the tallest flowering plant in the world.

Within minutes you will travel over Puffing Billy's most famous landmark - the iconic Trestle Bridge. Make sure you have your camera ready!

Experience the time-honoured tradition of sitting on the carriage sill – a true thrill for young and old! 

20180120 1 Sitting On Sills By Dean Gifford

After a leisurely 25-minute journey you will arrive at Menzies Creek station, where you can explore Puffing Billy's rich history at the Menzies Creek Museum.

The museum covers a space of 1160 square metres and houses over 80 exhibits, including rare operational steam and diesel locomotives, carriages and more!

Adding to the atmosphere, the museum also contains the Little Toot Café with light refreshments on offer.

Afterwards, your journey back to Belgrave finishes off a day full of shared memories.

Puffing Billy Inside Of Menzies Creek Museum Including Little Toot Cafe
Puffing Billy's Menzies Creek Museum


Scones with jam and cream.

Whether it's a unique outing with friends, a memorable social gathering, or a chance to immerse yourself in local history, the Menzies Creek Museum is the perfect location for your next morning tea social. After a scenic steam train journey from Belgrave to Menzies Creek, sit down at the Lil Toot Cafe and enjoy a Devonshire Tea, complete with freshly baked scones, velvety cream, sweet jam and a hot beverage of your choice. Once your tastebuds are satisfied, get busy exploring the railway exhibits of the Museum before its time to board your train for the return trip!


Please note:

  • Devonshire Teas are non-refundable nor transferrable.
  • Bookings for Devonshire Teas close at 12 pm on the day prior to travel.
  • Devonshire Teas are subject to availability.
  • Devonshire Tea is not available to purchase from the Menzies Creek Museum on the day.
  • No alterations can be made to the Devonshire Tea.
  • Where selected advertised items cannot be secured or are out of stock, an item close to the original product will be provided.

Buy tickets

All visitors are required to book tickets online.

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