Description

Heading west from Maitland, take in the scenery as you travel through Branxton, Minimbah and Whittingham on the Mount Thorley Line on a classic ‘Red Rattler’.

There is a short stop in Mount Thorley before travelling back to Maitland.

The Mount Thorley (Diesel) journeys are aboard 621/ 721 ‘Red Rattler’ which is a diesel powered train.

Red Rattler
Prices
Ticket Standard Green Steam
Adults $35.00 $37.00
Concession/ Child $15.00 $17.00
Child Under 5 $10.00 $12.00

N.B. Concession tickets apply to Age Pensioners, Seniors, Children Under 17, Government Pension (including people with a disability) and Companion Card Holders.

Children under the age of two years do not require a ticket provided they sit on parent or guardians lap and do not take a seat.

If you choose not to purchase a ticket for an infant they will not be entitled to any inclusions on the specialty journeys.

Green Steam

As a part of Hunter Valley Steamfest rail program, customers are provided with the opportunity to purchase ‘green steam’ train tickets.

‘Green Steam’ is an initiative to help offset the carbon emissions produced by the rail operations of Hunter Valley Steamfest, by customers optionally adding $2.00 to the cost of their train ticket.

Customers are also able to opt out of the $2.00 donation.

Timetable and Tickets
Saturday 14 April 2018
Excursion Carriages Departs from Departure Time Arrives at Arrival Time Tickets
Mount Thorley 621/ 721 Maitland 9.40am Maitland 12.01pm
Mount Thorley 621/ 721 Maitland 2.00pm Maitland 4.15pm
Sunday 15 April 2018
Excursion Carriages Departs from Departure Time Arrives at Arrival Time Tickets
Mount Thorley 621/ 721 Maitland 9.40am Maitland 12.01pm
Mount Thorley 621/ 721 Maitland 2.00pm Maitland 4.15pm

Note: Locomotives, destinations and final timetable is subject to change without notice. Seat selection is preference only as carriages may vary.

Due to the Heritage Nature of the locomotives, prams and wheelchairs are unable to be take on the train. A wheelchair and pram enclosure will be situated next to the ticketing tent and patrons able to utilise this for free over the weekend.

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