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Great to experience up close, the size of these machines Well maintained with a fascinating... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bathurst, Australia
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Seymour was a major railway town and it is fitting that this loco is placed here. The park also... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Anzac Ave, Seymour, Victoria 3660, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is great that this old train has been kept and maintained and someone has put it in a small park in Seymour, It has been there since 1965 and worth a look, if you are interested in old trains.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great to experience up close, the size of these machines Well maintained with a fascinating story Worth the effort

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank T6993KXdavidm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seymour was a major railway town and it is fitting that this loco is placed here. The park also has a good sized playground, shelters, BBQs, picnic tables and seats. Public toilets are available on the railway station, along with chilled water.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank platypus150
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Great for a picnic or playtime with the kids. The kids absolutely love the black train. The play equipment is well looked after for the kids.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rebeccaaF3833VO
Reviewed 5 January 2018

My son loves trains so this is a must stop. there is a playground only problem is no shade sails provided so not very good in the summer months.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank NatashaBoyle
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a cute little park. It's not big in size but it's a good place to visit. The kids won't be able to run around heaps but they can burn some energy. The train is great to visit and play in, on and around....More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank StephenE1447
Reviewed 24 February 2017

If you have never been near a steam train this will give you an idea of it's size and complexity,it's great to be able to get onto the footplate and pose for photos as a train driver,I'm sure kids will love it,it is also right...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank scubacol11
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This stationary vintage train engine is great fun for kids (and big kids) to explore. Located on the main road through the centre of Seymour (Anzac Avenue). Handy kids playground, BBQ and seating. Nice spot to watch the working trains go by. Toilets are at...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 590Sandra
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We stopped to look at this train on the way back to the Seymour train station. It is well kept in a playground and the kids enjoyed playing in it - has many moving parts. However, the railway museum wasn't open - it is meant...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Rydel100
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The Black Train (or more correctly Elliot Reserve) has been a Seymour landmark for generations. The name comes from the old steam locomotive and tender which was placed on site when steam was phased out. The area was renovated by Mitchell Shire Council about 1996....More

Date of experience: December 2015
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