3 weeks ago
3 weeks ago
Seymour Railway Heritage Centre invites you on board a special Heritage Train tour to Tocumwal travelling the “freight only” railway line.
Join the train at Seymour and enjoy breakfast in the historic Seymour Railway Station dining room prior to your train departure.
In Tocumwal a visit to the Foreshore Markets is a must. Fresh produce to stylish fashion selections, the market gathers visitors from all over NSW and Victoria. Exhibitors are offering many interesting and creative products including such items as arts and crafts, woodworks, organic produce, fashion items such as clothes, shoes and accessories, bags, graphic shirts, collectibles, home wares, and a whole lot more. Now that’s a perfect tour experience.
You can also grab yourself hot drinks, delicious cakes and other food, or simply walk along the beautiful Murray and check out the Historic Railway Bridge which was build over 100 years ago.
Also on offer is a Cobram Cobba Paddle Boat & Lunch Tour. Enjoy a 1 hour ride on Paddle Boat Cobba with Lunch included, You will be transferred by bus to Cobram where you’ll enjoy the beautiful Murray.
Your train will travel from Seymour to Shepparton, then on to the beautiful town of Tocumwal. It’s only a short walk from the historic Tocumwal Railway Station to the ever popular Foreshore Market, or there is a free shuttle bus provided.
Your Heritage Train will be hauled by vintage locomotives, and passengers can travel in either comfortable 100 year old wooden bodied carriages together or the famous Spirit of Progress steel blue passenger carriages.
Your train will also include the magnificent Yarra Carriage which was built in 1906 and State Carriage 4 built in 1912, Both carriages have viewing platforms.
State Carriage 4, was used on many Royal Trains in Victoria including Duke and Duchess of York in 1927, Queen Elizabeth II in 1954, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother 1956, Princess Alexandra 1958 and Prince and Princess of Wales 1983. Stand and travel in a carriage where royalty once travelled.
For more information visit http://www.srhc.org.au or phone 0412 124 659.
This article first appeared on www.srhc.org.au
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