Ever wanted to drive a steam train?

The STEAM TRAIN DRIVER drives Puffing Billy's iconic locomotives in accordance with the operating rules and regulations to provide a safe and memorable experience for visitors.

Driver Belinda

Please note that operating our steam trains requires lots of experience, practical work, and tests. Puffing Billy Railway will support you as you work towards these goals – for more information please don’t hesitate to contact volunteering@pbr.org.au.

Take a look below to find out the path our volunteers take over a number of years to become qualified to drive Puffing Billy Railway's iconic steam locomotives!








Find out more about these roles you can undertake on your way to become a Locomotive Driver.

Application process

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Contact Our People & Culture Team

If you are looking for more information or have any questions about volunteering with Puffing Billy Railway, please contact our People & Culture Team.

Phone: (03) 9757 0715

Email: volunteering@pbr.org.au

Mail: People & Culture Team, PO Box 451, Belgrave, 3160

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