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Seymour and the

Taste of the Goulburn Festival by Steam (*)

Saturday 29 April 2023


Welcome aboard Seven-0-Seven Operations and our moving museum with a steam locomotive(*)  hauling heritage carriages to Seymour on Saturday 29 April 2023 for Seymour's Tastes of the Goulburn Festival, which celebrates the finest food and wine from one of Victoria's best-kept secrets - the Goulburn Valley. Book tickets here.

Throughout the day, there will be much to see, do and explore - from regional entertainment to sampling local wines and tasting gourmet treats and fun kids activities all day!

Joining our annual heritage steam train travelling from Melbourne (Southern Cross, Essendon and Craigieburn) to Seymour for the Tastes of the Goulburn Festival. Our historic steam train (*) will depart Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne at 8.25 am stopping along the way to pick up passengers at Essendon (8.40 am) and Craigieburn (9.00 am) before tackling the steep grades of the Great Dividing Range to Seymour. It will arrive in Seymour at 10.15 am, with the festival right only a few paces from where you leave the train!

Guests on board this train will have over 4 hours to explore Seymour's Tastes of the Goulburn Festival and its many attractions before returning to Melbourne. Held in Station Street at Seymour, the event celebrates the many wonderful attributes of the Goulburn Valley. Music will be provided by a variety of bands and there will be entertainment for the kids and adults can sample local gourmet food and wine. All of our passengers will have entry to the Festival as well as a sampling glass as part of your fare. For more about the Tastes of the Goulburn Festival, visit their website at www.tastesofthegoulburn.org.au.



Your train to the Tastes of the Goulburn at Seymour will feature air-conditioned open saloon and compartment type carriages with ample room for all guests to spread out and enjoy the excursion.

Our heritage train & excursion features:

- An all air-conditioned train with open saloon style seating or compartment seating for groups

- Relaxed vintage travel atmosphere

- On-board cafe

- Licenced lounge carriages Club 1 and BK708

- 1950's steam hauled train (*)

- Entry to the Tastes of the Goulburn Festival and a Tasting Glass

The train departs Seymour at 3.15 pm, returning to Melbourne, stopping at Craigieburn at 4.20 pm, Essendon at 4.45 pm and finally Southern Cross at 5.00 pm.

Book your tickets here.


Adult $125
Child (4 to 16 yrs) $30
Child (under 4 yrs) free
Family (2A and 3C) $280
707 Operations Member $105
Compartment (seating up to 8 adults) $740 per compartment
One Way (to or from Seymour) $65


Train Travel Times (to be confirmed)

The following train times are approximate and subject to change. An email and text message will be sent to booked guests three days prior to our train, confirming departure times and boarding procedures. You can also visit our website or social media pages two days prior to departure to check for any updates.

To Seymour   To Melbourne
8.25 am Southern Cross Station
5.00 pm
8.40 am Essendon Station 4.45 pm
9.00 am Craigieburn Station 4.20 pm
10.15 am Seymour Station 3.15 pm

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

For other information about travelling on our train - visit our frequently asked questions page.

* As always note the locomotive and carraiges on our trains are subject to change due to operational requirements. A diesel locomotive will replace the steam engine if fire restrictions are in place within any of the regions for which this train journey passes.

Book Tickets here.

Revised: 18 March 2023