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Queensland Pioneer Steam Railway Co-op Ltd

Queensland Pioneer Steam Railway Co-op Ltd
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All aboard for a historical steam train journey along the former industrial coal line built in the late 19th century. Feel and hear the train rumble from inside the carriages, over a short 30 minute bushland journey or longer trip from Bundamba...more
T L Cooney Ave, Ipswich, Queensland 4304, Australia
+61 7 3103 0871
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All reviews volunteer staff murder mystery power station race course restored carriages fantastic night brought back memories the loop train trip saturday night take photos old days short trip a wonderful job picnic area picnic lunch great fun
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The night was great for entertainment and had fun joining in with the other couple at the table. Only complaints were that the theme of 1980's did not match to well with the murder mystery and that the actors tended to ignore our table a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ponchomon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First timers on the murder mystery, 3 course dinner and 80s fun theme. Every single volunteer was so friendly, food was great, and the actors really entertaining. 10/10 - thanks so much

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank markD6441XC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our ride on the steam train. The staff are so friendly and the station at Swanbank was superb. Highly recommend. Do yourself a favour and take a ride on the train.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sonia T
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Received tickets for my birthday. It was an awesome morning trip. Highly recommend. The staff are wonderful and dressed in time period clothing. Wonderfully restored carriages. All in all a wonderful trip. A must do!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AmandaAds787
Reviewed 11 September 2018

As a surprise I took my husband to this museum to see the old workshops and some restoration work being done on steam engines and carriages. Much to our delight it was a wonder of seeing restored carriages, little films and exhibits of the workers...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kerri M
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We had the luxury of a carriage all to ourselves because we were a large group. The volunteers have done a wonderful job with the restorations. Our meals were delicious & drinks reasonably priced. Was such a fun evening. Our guide provided lots of historical...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Azette L
Reviewed 12 August 2018

If you are looking for a fun activity to do with your kids that wont break the bank a trip back in time with the Queensland Pioneer Steam Railway is a good option for a weekend outing. Check their website for running days and for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Perhaps the best kept secret in Ipswich. I’m a local and only discovered this a few weeks ago. Lovely way to have dinner and spend the evening enjoying a trip on the restored Sunlander and enjoying the entertainment of the murder mystery. Really appreciate the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Judysim
Reviewed 2 July 2018

A fantastic way to spend a Saturday night! We were treated to a wonderful meal, all cooked onboard the train, by a volunteer chef. The staff are wonderful, and made the evening extra special. They are very happy to take photos of groups, but are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Peta W
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We were welcomed at Swanbank station by the friendly volunteers who gave us a champagne and took plenty of photos of our group in our 1960’s costumes. Once aboard we were served a delicious 3 course dinner that we had chosen a few days before....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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29 May 2018|
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Response from DriverRobS | Property representative |
Hi old 44 how old are the children? under 5's travel free on all services
Çlaire L
5 September 2017|
Response from DriverRobS | Property representative |
Hi There Claire, Sorry we missed this one. Tickets can be bought through our website (link should be at the top of the listing or search in google - Queensland Pioneer Steam Railway). We operate our regular steam trains on... More