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Saturday 12 May 2018 - Bendigo Heritage Unwrapped by Steam

707 Operations is running our restored steam locomotive and vintage train from Melbourne's Southern Cross Station to Bendigo for Bendigo Heritage Unwrapped Saturday 12 May. Book here.


The Trip:

Travel in comfort and style on our Vintage Steam-Hauled Train and fleet of 1950's and 1920’s carriages. The train will transport you from the heart of Melbourne to Bendigo and return, for the regional cities Heritage Unwrapped Festival, featuring a wealth of open events and attractions. The festival includes Bendigo’s award winning Vintage Talking Trams, Joss House Temple and Golden Dragon Museum as well as the Bendigo Art Gallery, currently featuring the Marimekko exhibition. Discover the cities many galleries and gardens, or enjoy an extended lunch at one of the many cafes’ or restaurants.






Our train will be making intermediate pick up and set down stops at Footscray and Sunbury and will feature our newest heritage carriages, including former Overland Club Car Victoria and 1923 sleeper car WANDO, travelling as a day sitting carriage. Our vintage saloon and compartment carriages will also be featured. In Bendigo we also have the add-on option of a bus tour, that includes a catered lunch at the Central Deborah Goldmine, an underground Mine Experience Tour, a guided tour of Bendigo’s Tram Depot and Museum and travel aboard several Vintage Talking Trams, including the Dja Dja Wurrung Tram and the Anzac Tram.

Our trip offers the perfect opportunity for a day trip with a group of friends or family on our heritage train for a day out in Bendigo.









The train is licensed and will offer a full bar service with a selection of ales, wines, sparkling and mixed spirits as well as our on-board café. A selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as our cafe Hudson with morning and afternoon tea avaliable and light snacks.

To book your tickets click here.

Trip Fares

Adult $98
Concession (1)
707 Operations Member $80
Child (4 to 16 yrs)
Child (under 4 yrs) free
Family (2)
Compartment (seats 8 people)
Bendigo Heritage Unwrapped Bus Tour Option $40

(1) Concession fares are available to persons entitled to public transport concession fares in Victoria.

(2) A family ticket covers two adults and up to three children 4 to 16 years.


Train Times: To be confirmed

The following train times are approximate and subject to change. Please visit this website two days before departure date to check for any updates.

Depart 707 Operations Newport Depot
6.50 am
Depart Southern Cross Station 8.05 am
Footscray Station
8.18 am
Sunbury Station
8.51 am
Arrive Bendigo Station 12.00 pm


Depart Bendigo Statition 4.55 pm
Sunbury Station
7.50 pm
Footscray Station
8.20 pm
Arrive Southern Cross Station 8.30 pm
Arrive 707 Operations Newport Depot
9.30 pm


Passengers may join or leave the train at any of the above stations.

Ample free parking space available at 707 Operations Newport Workshops Depot (enter from Champion Road via Shea Street)



BOOKING IS OPEN. To book click here.

Or download our booking flyer.


Revised: 4 March 2018





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