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Puffing Billy Railway Rates Request Form

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Puffing Billy Relic Of Our More Leisurely Days

PUFFING BILLY RELIC OF OUR MORE LEISURELY DAYS The world famous steam train, The Puffing Billy Railway, is Australia’s favourite train and one of the finest preserved steam railways in the world. The railway which commenced operation in Australia on December 18, 1900 and operates every day except Christmas Day, is a genuine relic of our…

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Contact Puffing Billy

For 24-hour recorded information on Time Table and Fares information phone (03) 9757 0700. For general enquiries and bookings, contact our Belgrave office during business hours (9am- 5pm AEST) Monday to Friday and from 9am to 12pm AEST on Saturdays. Call us: (03) 9757 0700 (Intl. +61 3 9757 0700) Fax: (03) 9757 0705 (Intl. +61…

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Puffing Billy is Reborn

End of the Line Closure of the Gembrook railway From the early 1930’s, the Gembrook railway earned a reputation for being a financial liability on the Victorian Railways. The steep grades on the line limited the amount of goods that could be transported and the change of gauge at Upper Ferntree Gully added extra expense…

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Book Online – Dine & Dance on Puffing Billy

Tour Gift Voucher – Dine & Dance on Puffing Billy This is an OPEN DATED Gift Voucher valid for 12 months from date of purchase. If purchasing MULTIPLE Gift Vouchers (eg. one voucher for ‘mum and dad’ and another voucher for ‘best friend and partner’) please process these bookings as separate online transactions. When booking…

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Puffing Billy Book

Saving Puffing Billy is a fascinating story of public sentiment for the railway giving rise to the formation of the Puffing Billy Preservation Society in 1955 and the saga of rescuing the line from imminent scrapping; the restoration phase; the re-openings to Menzies Creek in 1962 and to Emerald in 1965 – all within the…

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Murder on the Puffing Billy Express

Enjoy an intriguing night of murder, mystery and suspense aboard Puffing Billy’s evening dining train.

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About Puffing Billy

Puffing Billy is Australia’s premier preserved steam railway and operates every day except Christmas Day! The journey aboard Puffing Billy takes you through the magnificent Dandenong Ranges, located only one hour east of Melbourne. With lush fern gullies brushing past and Mountain Ash trees towering overhead, Puffing Billy makes for a wonderful opportunity to relax and breathe in…

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Another New Boiler For Puffing Billy!

Puffing Billy recently took delivery of a brand new boiler for the Decauville supplied pannier-tank  number 986, ‘Carbon’. Designed in-house by the Puffing Billy engineering team, the boiler will replace the original from the 1889 built locomotive, which was originally supplied to the West Melbourne Gas Works. Once it had been sandblasted and painted, the…

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Start at Lakeside

Start at Lakeside and escape the crowds to enjoy a family outing on this lesser-known part of Puffing Billy.

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