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Dash to Deniliquin Heritage Train Weekend Tour

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A weekend escape onboard a heritage diesel train

Dash to Deniliquin is 707 Operations first tour of 2018! Enjoy a relaxing trip onboard a heritage diesel train and carriages to Deniliquin via Bendigo and Echuca. You can opt for a one-way day trip option or a weekend away, travelling through Toolamba and Seymour overnight.

The Dash to Deniliquin begins on Saturday 17 February, departing from the Newport Depot at 7.45 am, with pick ups at Newport Metro Station, Sunshine and Sunbury. Guests will enjoy a cooked breakfast in the Avoca dining car as the heritage diesel train travels north towards Bendigo.

There will be beautiful views along the way as the train climbs up the Great Dividing Range, through Kyneton and Castlemaine. With a 12.20 pm departure, from Bendigo, the train will continue north to Echuca with lunch served onboard. Upon arrival at 1.50pm, guests will have a couple of hours to explore the historic town of Echuca. The train will continue the journey to Deniliquin at 4.45 pm and guests will be served a two-course dinner. Arrival is expected at 6.45 pm.

You can personalise your Dash to Deniliquin journey - either opting for just a day trip or a weekend experience.

Travel options include:

  • Day trip option Newport-way in sitting carriages (connects with the 3.58 pm V/Line service to Melbourne) - fare includes breakfast and lunch on the train.

  • Evening short trip Echuca to Deniliquin and return in carriages for dinner in Deniliquin (departing Echuca at 4.45 pm and returning at 10.40 pm) - fare includes dinner.

  • Overnight Trip Twinette private sleeping compartment for up to two people with lounge seats by day and bunk beds by night (including linen). Each compartment contains a private shower and wash basin, with toilet facilities located in adjacent carriages.

  • Overnight Trip Roomette private sleeping compartment for up to two people with lounge seats by day and bunk beds by night (including linen). Each compartment contains a wash basin, with shower and toilet facilities located in adjacent carriages

    Bookings are essential and some travel options have already sold out. Prices start from $65. Secure your desired travel option today at Trybooking.

    For more information on the schedule and price guide, please visit

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    When: Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February 2018
    Where: Newport Railway Station, Melbourne
    Cost: $65 - $295
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