Upcoming tours

19 Oct 2019
Bowenfels 150th Shuttles

The LVR is pleased to announce steam shuttles to celebrate the 150th Anniverary of the opening of the Great Western Line to Bowenfels. Shuttles will run from Lithgow to Wallerawang. Enjoy our 1930’s private compartment carriages with windows that you can open! LVR will also offer Devonshire Tea on board our 1940’s air-conditioned dining carriage stationed at Lithgow State Mine and guided tours of our classic 1950’s diesel 4204.

Lithgow to Wallerawang return

  • Adult from $25 pp
  • Child under 16 from $12.50 pp

26 Oct 2019
Lithgow Halloween Ghost Trains

Ride our 1930’s heritage carriage (choose FS compartments of up to 8, or one of the two “Spooky Party” open plan cars)  on the “10 Tunnels” shuttles between Lithgow and Mt Victoria. That’s 20 tunnels per trip!! We might even turn the lights out for extra spookiness!

Lithgow return

  • Adult from $25 pp
  • Child under 16 from $12.50 pp

27 Oct 2019
Tarana Farmers Market

Join the LVR for a great day out on the Great Western Line! Travel in our beautifully-restored 1930s compartment style carriages hauled by steam locomotive 3237 to Tarana for the village’s famous Farmer Markets. There is also the option to continue to Bathurst.

Lithgow return

  • Adult from $40 pp
  • Child under 16 from $20 pp

9-13 January
Blue Suede Express

Join the Lachlan Valley Railway for our annual Blue Suede Express from Sydney to Parkes for the fabulous Parkes Elvis Festival. The carriages are all restored 1960’s air-conditioned rolling stock from famous inter-capital trains such as the Southern Aurora and Brisbane Limited. The train will be hauled by two heritage diesels from the era!

Sydney return

  • From $299 pp

27th-29th March 2020
Broadmeadow – Uralla – Armidale – Broadmeadow

Join us in air conditioned comfort on a heritage train journey from Broadmeadow to Uralla & Armidale and take in the Seasons of New England Producers, Makers & Creators Expo, held on Saturday 28th March 2020 in Hampden Park, Uralla.

Travel from Broadmeadow

  • Adult from $160 pp

1 May 2020
Sydney – Parkes – Trundle – Parkes – Sydney

Join Lachlan Valley Railway onboard the Blue Zephyr air-conditioned car train from Sydney to Parkes and Trundle for the 2020 ABBA Festival.

Travel from Sydney Terminal

  • From $229 pp

2 May 2020
Parkes – Trundle – Parkes

Travel in our beautifully-restored 1930s compartment style carriages hauled by our vintage diesel locomotives to Trundle and enjoy all Australia’s original and only ABBA festival has to offer. Including performances from Bjorn Again, the world’s number one ABBA show.

Travel from Parkes

  • From $105 pp

9-13 September 2020
Sydney – Sydney

This exceptional journey through some of Australia’s most breathtaking scenery features sandstone cliffs by the Hawkesbury River, the stunning coastline of Newcastle, the wide expanse and starlit skies of the Central West and the Jurassic rainforest of the Blue Mountains.

Travel from Sydney

  • From $3,495 pp