Last Sunday in August, Hurstbridge Village

WF SteamTrain Shuttles2017

The first 4 Shuttle Rides are sold out online. There will be only limited tickets available at the Hurstbridge train station for each of the shuttles on the day of the festival.  



Metro Trains Disruption.

Travelling from the city, buses will replacing trains from Clifton Hill to Macleod.  All train station car parks will be open, as normal, from Macleod to Wattle Glen.

SO come along and enjoy the Hurstbridge Wattle Festival – have a ride on the steam train between Hurstbridge and Eltham.

For  an easy day out, without having to find parking,  park at your local Metro station and catch the train to Hurstbridge.


Steam Train Shuttle Rides  – Hurstbridge -Eltham-Hurstbridge

Plan your trip and book early. A limited number of shuttle tickets will also be available at Hurstbridge Station on the day of the festival, but these will sell out really fast.
Cost:  $12.00 per person for the Hurstbridge to Eltham return journey  (children 4 and under free of charge, sitting on a lap). Passengers MUST start and end their journey from Hurstbridge Station


Hurstbridge dep: 10:55am, 12:15pm, 1:30pm, 2:50pm, 4:10pm, 5.30pm
Eltham arr: 11:20am, 12:40pm, 1:55pm, 3:15pm, 4:35pm, 5.55pm

NB Train does not take new passengers for return trip to Hurstbridge

Eltham dep: 11:25am, 12:45pm, 2:00pm, 3:20pm, 4:40pm, 6.00pm
Hurstbridge arr: 11:45am, 1:05pm,  2:20pm, 3:40pm , 5:00pm, 6.20pm

The Steam Train
Steamrail Victoria (SRV) have been appointed to supply the K class steam locomotive and carriages will make the historic journey to Hurstbridge. For more detailed information about the steam locomotive and carriages go to:
For steam train enquiries call 1300 141 446