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Railfest 2022

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Fire up the boilers and see steam trains in action
Railfest 2022
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SteamRanger Heritage Railway celebrates the opening of the 2022 steam train season this May at Mount Barker Station!

Feel the pull of the old locos on the steam-hauled shuttle trains operating between Mount Barker Station and Philcox Hill and return, departing at 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm and 2:30pm. The fares for this journey will be Adults $11, Seniors $8, Children $8 with family tickets available for $27.

Tours of the SteamRanger depot are also available with a cash payment at the depot gate. See what goes on behind the scenes at one of Australia's premier heritage steam railways.

There are plenty of free activities and things to see and do on the platform and around the station on the day, trains and carriages of all sizes will be on display along with a model railway display. For the rail fans there'll be books and souvenirs available for purchase. It pays not to miss these book sales as you never know what historical treasures you'll find for sale.

There'll also be a barbecue and refreshments on hand to keep you satisfied and hydrated throughout the day.

Attendance is free but you are recommended to book tickets for the shuttle trains online at Limited ticket sales for these steam train trips will be available at the station on the day.

Bring the kids to see these beautifully restored and historic pieces of engineering brought roaring back to life between 9.30am and 4pm on Sunday 22nd May 2022 at Mount Barker Station at Mount Barker.
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Why? Family railway fun
When: Sunday22nd May 9.30am - 4pm
Where: Mount Barker Station
Cost: Free to attend. Train rides extra.
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