They are recreating the golden age of travel for the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.
Jump on board a historic steam train at Castlemaine then sit back in the luxury of 1920s club and lounge carriages while sampling some of Central Victoria’s finest craft beers. Lunch at Maldon’s Kangaroo Hotel (with more beer) before returning to Castlemaine.
Return to a world of indulgence and decadence in first-class style. Travel by steam train from Castlemaine to Maldon and back, relaxing in luxury 1920s club and lounge carriages while sampling a range of Central Victoria’s finest craft beers.
You will disembark at Maldon for lunch at the Kangaroo Hotel (with more beer, naturally) before returning to waiting carriages for the trip back to Castlemaine, no doubt with a postprandial beer to finish the day.
This event connects with fast V/Line trains to and from Melbourne, so leave the at home to enjoy the day to the max.
11am Saturday 1st April
11am Saturday 8th April
WHERE: Platform 3 Castlemaine Railway Station, Kennedy Street, Castlemaine
COST: $110 Includes food and beer
BOOKINGS: Bookings essential. Purchase tickets via the Ales on Rails website (link above).
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