central tablelands luncheon train
Join us for a fabulous Summer day out aboard our train hauled by one of our 47 class heritage diesel locomotives. Settle back in our 1930s carriages and take in the passing scenery as we head for Tarana or Rydal.
Passengers may board the train at either Orange, Millthorpe, Blayney or Bathurst and choose to disembark at Tarana or Rydal for lunch. We have three venues you can choose from to dine at for lunch. At Tarana you have the choice of dining at Tarana Hotel or Mumma Snow's Country Kitchen. At Rydal enjoy lunch at the Alexandra Hotel.
Seats are limited, so book yours today!
from ORANGE, MILLTHORPE or BLAYNEY to - TARANA or RYDAL (return train only)
$99* pp Adult
$89* pp Concession
$69*pp Child (4-16 years)
from BATHURST to - TARANA or RYDAL (return train only)
$69* pp Adult
$59* pp Concession
$39*pp Child (4-16 years)
Extras - LUNCH
from TARANA or RYDAL to - WALLERAWANG (return train only)
$20* pp Adult
$15* pp Concession
$10* pp Child (4-16 years)
$50* Family of Four (2 x adults, 2 x children)
*Children under 4 not occupying a seat are free. Child 4 - 16 years is a child fare. Passengers 16 or older are an adult fare. Please note 123 Tix charges a $1 administration fee in addition to your fare. Terms and conditions apply. Please see our Terms and Conditions page for further details including cancellation and carriage conditions. Concession Card holders must bring their card with them on the day of travel.
THINGS TO DO:
If you choose to alight at Tarana You will have approximately 3hrs to spend here before rejoining the train. Why not enjoy the day with family and friends by booking lunch with us at the Tarana Hotel. Established in 1873, the Tarana Hotel is described as a hidden gem!
Tarana Hotel - 2 minute (160m) walk from the station.
Mumma Snow's Country Kitchen - 2 minute (160m) walk from the station.
Passengers alighting in Rydal have time to explore the picturesque village of Rydal. Those choosing to include their lunch will enjoy a meal at the Alexander Hotel, which opened in 1914.
Alexander Hotel (Rydal pub) - 1 minute (120m) walk from the station.
This tour starts from and returns to Orange Station. You are requested to be at the station at least 20 minutes prior to departure. Departure times are indicative and may change once timings are confirmed with Track Operators.
SUNDAY 3 DECEMBER, 2023
Orange dep. 9:00 am
Millthorpe dep. 9:30 am
Blayney dep. 9:50 am
Bathurst dep. 11:10 am
Tarana arr. 11:50 am
Rydal arr. 12:10 pm dep. 3:45 pm
Tarana dep. 4:10 pm
Bathurst arr. 4:50 pm
Blayney arr. 6:15 pm
Millthorpe arr. 6:35 pm
Orange arr. 7:05 pm
Tarana dep. 11:55 pm
Rydal dep. 12:20 pm
Wallerawang arr. 12:30 pm dep. 3:30 pm
Rydal arr. 3:45 pm
Tarana arr. 4:05 pm
Please check carefully and familiarise yourself with the carriage and seating types before purchasing your ticket.
FS type compartment carriage
Compartments seat up to 8 passengers
Best suited to families and groups
MFS type saloon carriage
2 + 2 seating
Best suited to solos and couples