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Puffing Billy

Old Monbulk Road, Belgrave VIC 3160

Enjoy a ride on Puffing Billy Steam Railway, Australia's oldest steam railway and one of the finest preserved steam railways in the world. Travel 24 kilometres through the beautiful forests and fern gullies of the Dandenong Ranges from Belgrave.

Puffing Billy is the last of the experimental narrow-gauge railway lines built at the turn of the 20th century, and easily accessible by public transport from Melbourne. Tours are offered by all major day tour operators.

The open-sided carriages are the best way to see the stunning views. You can catch the train at any of the stations along the way, or watch the train go by from one of the stations' refreshment rooms.

How about sampling one of the 'Wine and Dine' options? Travel in the heritage enclosed dining carriages onboard the daily 'Steam and Cuisine Luncheon Train'. Savour three courses or graze over a Natter Platter. Alternatively, travel on the 'Dinner and Dance Train', available on selected Friday and Saturday evenings.

View the special events coming up at Puffing Billy Steam Railway.

A day out with Thomas in Autumn and Spring. Experience a steam train ride with 'Thomas the Tank Engine' and 'Diesel' and enjoy the 'Thomas and Fat Controller' pantomime along with other activities at Puffing Billy's Emerald Town Station, bookings are essential.

For further details and dates please visit the website.

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Dandenong Ranges National Park

Monbulk Rd, Belgrave VIC 3160

Protecting the tall forests of the Dandenongs, the Dandenong Ranges National Park is well known for its spectacular Mountain Ash trees and lush fern gullies, and is ideal for relaxing picnics and tranquil forest walks. The cool mountain elevation affords spectacular panoramic views. There is abundant native birdlife, including crimson rosellas, kookaburras and the superb lyrebird. Explore the forest on a range of walks, or enjoy a picnic at the Fern Tree Gully Picnic Ground, One Tree Hill or in Sherbrooke Forest. Nearby coffee shops, restaurants, craft and antique shops, as well as gardens and the historic Puffing Billy train make for a pleasant day out. The park can be reached by public transport from Melbourne. Opening times for Ferntree Gully picnic ground - An automatic gate entry gate is in operation at Ferntree Gully Picnic Ground - The gate opens at 6am and closes at 9pm daily Aboriginal Traditional Owners Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters. Before you go Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website. Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.

Puffing Billy Steam Railway Logo and Images

Puffing Billy Steam Railway

1 Old Monbulk Road, Belgrave VIC 3160
Puffing Billy is Australia's favourite steam train and is one of the finest preserved steam railways in the world. This century old steam train is still running on its original 25 kilometre mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook, through the beautiful forests and fern gullies of the Dandenong Ranges. The open-sided carriages are the best way to see the stunning views and you can even dangle your legs over the side of the carriages - if you dare! You can catch the train at any of the stations along the way, or watch the train go by from one of the stations' refreshment rooms. Alternatively, you can travel first class in their luxury, fully enclosed dining carriages, on the daily Steam & Cuisine Luncheon Train, or on the Dinner & Dance Train, which departs on selected Friday and Saturday evenings. Easily accessible by fast electric train from Melbourne. Tours are offered by all major day tour operators. Special events coming up at Puffing Billy Steam Railway: A day out with Thomas in autumn and spring. Experience a steam train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine and Diesel, and enjoy the Thomas and Fat Controller pantomime along with other activities at Puffing Billy's Emerald Town Station. Bookings are essential. Themed night trains include Murder on the Puffing Billy Express and Jazz on Puffing Billy Railway. For further details and dates please visit the website. Tickets can be purchased online up until 8:00am on day of travel for Excursion Trains and 4:00pm the business day prior to travel for dining trains and special events.

Puffing Billy Steam Railway

1 Old Monbulk Road, Belgrave VIC 3160
Puffing Billy is Australia's favourite steam train and is one of the finest preserved steam railways in the world. This century old steam train is still running on its original 25 kilometre mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook, through the beautiful forests and fern gullies of the Dandenong Ranges. The open sided carriages are the best way to see the stunning views and you can even dangle your legs over the side of the carriages, if you dare. You can catch the train at any of the stations along the way, or watch the train go by from one of the stations' refreshment rooms. Alternatively, you can travel first class in their luxury, fully enclosed dining carriages, on the daily Steam and Cuisine Luncheon , or on Dine & Dance on Puffing Billy which departs on selected Friday and Saturday evenings. Easily accessible by fast electric train from Melbourne. Tours are offered by all major day tour operators. Themed night trains include Murder on the Puffing Billy Express, Steam & Cuisine After Dark, Rhythm and Blues on Puffing Billy and Jazz on Puffing Billy. For further details and dates please visit the website....

Artist of the Year 2016 Exhibition - Nadine Gajnik

62 Monbulk Road, Belgrave VIC 3160
Nadine Gajnik is the recipient of the title of Sherbrooke Art Society's Artist of the Year 2016. Her solo exhibition will open on Friday 28 October at 7pm. Nadine creates artworks of many varied subjects in oil paint on canvas. Her work will be showing until the 20th of November in the Reg Green Gallery at Sherbrooke Gallery. Come and help Nadine celebrate this major achievement....