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Steam Train

Steam Train

All Aboard for a Festival Steam Train Adventure!

Get 'Back to the Bush' this September by stepping back in time with a journey on the Downs Explorer powered by C17 locomotive steam engine No 971.

Downs Explorer steam train

Train Journeys Available

Toowoomba to Miles

Thursday 9 September
PRICE: $175 per person
8.30am Departs Toowoomba
Stop-over in Dalby (for train logistical purposes - passengers remain at the station).
5.10pm Arrive in Miles

Includes packaged lunch.

Dulacca Day Trip

Friday 10 September
PRICE: $70 per person

10.30am Depart Miles
12 midday Arrive Dulacca
2pm Depart Dulacca
3.30pm Arrive Miles

Includes lunch provided by Dulacca Hotel.

Drillham Day Trip

Saturday 11 September
PRICE: $60 per person

8am Depart Miles
10am Arrive back in Miles in time for the street parade and other festival fun

Includes morning tea.

Miles to Toowoomba

Sunday 12 September
PRICE: $175 per person

7.30am Depart Miles
3.30pm Arrive in Toowoomba

Includes packaged lunch.

 

RETURN TRIP OPTION
(Toowoomba to Miles and return to Toowoomba): $250 per person

Steam Train Tickets on Sale 5pm TUESDAY 22 June

Coach Transfers

Coach Transfer Gold Coast - Toowoomba Train

PRICE: $40 per person

Thursday 9 September
Departs Gold Coast transit centre departing at 5:30am bays 1-3.  Arrives at Toowoomba Railway Station in time for train departure to Miles.

 

Sunday 12 September
Departs Toowoomba Railway Station after steam train arrival on Sunday afternoon (approx 3.30pm) and arrives at Gold Coast transit centre.

 

Coach Transfer Brisbane - Toowoomba Train

PRICE: $40 per person

Thursday 9 September
Departs Brisbane at Albert Street bus stop (near Roma Street Parklands) departing at 6:00am.  Arrives at Toowoomba Railway Station in time for train departure to Miles.

 

Sunday 12 September
Departs Toowoomba Railway Station after steam train arrival on Sunday afternoon (approx 3.30pm) and arrives at Albert Street bus stop in Brisbane.

 

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Miles Accommodation for Train Travellers

MOTEL ROOMS:  Accommodation becomes booked out in Miles during the festival weekend, so we have reserved a limited motel rooms in Miles for festival guests travelling by train.  These rooms will be available too book via our festival ticketing box office until sold out.  To access these rooms first select your train tickets in the box office, then the option will appear to select a motel room also.  Rooms are for 3 nights, check in Thursday 9 September and check out Sunday 12 September in order to cater for train travellers.

TENT CITY:  We have lots of pre-set up tents available in Miles during the festival in our pop-up tent city.  You have the option to add-on bedding packages or bring your own.  Each tent comes set up with 2 stretcher beds and mattresses, a light and carpeting, with toilets and showers nearby.  Prices from $298 for 2 nights or $350 for 3 nights.

Downs Explorer steam train