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Victorian Goldfields Railway

Location: Kennedy Street, Castlemaine


Point of difference

Authentic steam era experience appeals to all ages.

A past era brought to life!


Classic steam era branch line linking historic towns of Castlemaine and Maldon. All the atmosphere - sights - sounds and movement of the steam train era.

Enjoy wine & nibbles on TAMBO Parlor Car -our premium carriage as the steam train takes you through forest and farmland between the historic towns of Castlemaine and Maldon. This authentic steam train experience will be a highlight of your visit to the goldfields.

Driver Experience This Experience is for Everyone! The Victorian Goldfields Railway offers you the opportunity to drive a train.

Our Driver Experience Packages include: Morning & Afternoon Tea, Lunch - will be provided for you as part of the Experience and can be provided for your partner or family at a nominal cost. Expert Tuition One year's Membership of the Castlemaine & Maldon Railway Preservation Society. Certificate of Achievement You will have many opportunities to capture your great experience with photographs from onboard and off the train. You can even stop the train along the way to get that special shot.


Departs from railway stations at Casltemaine and Maldon.