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Mornington Railway

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460 Moorooduc Highway, Mt Eliza, Victoria 3933, Australia
+61 1300 767 274
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

An interesting experience. Unfortunately the Steam Engine was not operating, was hauled by vintage diesel, not as interesting, but can understand that taking hours to get steam up for a limited patronage is not on. Friendly people. Rail travel as it was.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Fae E
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We took the kids a few days ago and they absolutely loved it. We all loved seeing an old steam train with good old fashioned service. We had our own little cabin in one of the carriages and travelled with the windows opened. The children...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank MariaB14641
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Great for railfans and families, We took our boys for a ride from Mooroduc to where the line ends outside of Mornington, I did Learn that trains used to go all the way into town hence it ends where it does, The steam train is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank Rob M
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Well to be honest, this was one of the worst places we’ve ever had the displeasure of visiting. It was more poorly signposted than North Korea’s Disneyland, and eventually found off a lay at on the freeway heading out of town. A Santa special was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
8  Thank Congo_Blue
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

It's a relatively short ride from Moorooduc to thx outskirts of Mornington, but a lovely way to remember a bygone era. Our grandchildren thought it was wonderful and I'm full of admiration for the volunteers who have worked hard to preserve this piece of Australian...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank OZtraveller08_8
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed this trip over Easter. The staff went out of their way to ensure all ages had an enjoyable experience and even thrown in a large Easter Bunny giving out chocolate eggs....which was a complete nightmare for me as I was on a diet....More

Date of experience: April 2017
6  Thank Craig H
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

All the generations in our family group loved the atmosphere, the steam engine, its atmospheric whistle and waving to people on the trip to Mornington and back. There weren't many passengers on the 3.00pm trip and that enabled one of the volunteers to take photos...More

Date of experience: April 2017
5  Thank Rarisang
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Visited railway on the School Holiday Wednesday specials. A bit disappointed with the numbers of passengers, the more the merrier – usually to give a sense of occasion - but on this day numbers were very low, which made for a fairly low level experience....More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank alroh
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Took the grandchildren on this train yesterday (aged 7). They both loved it. All the staff (volunteers) were very friendly. Explained the history to the kids and also let them go up into the engine part of the Train. It was a great journey and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
5  Thank gl0veranne
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We held our sons party on the train. It was fantastic. The party carriage was really spacious and all the staff were excellent. It was just a really pleasant experience and the kids absolutely loved it. Big shout out to the fab employee/volunteer Robert who...More

Date of experience: March 2017
7  Thank N H
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