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THE

SOUTHERN

HIGHLANDER

PREMIUM HERITAGE EXPERIENCE
Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 March 2021
Enjoy a scenic day trip like no other behind newly restored legend of steam locomotive 3801 from Sydney to the Southern Highlands - an experience not to be missed!
Enjoy free time in Bowral or Moss Vale
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For the ultimate heritage experience, alight at Medlow Bath where you will be escorted across the road to the beautifully restored Hydro Majestic Hotel.

Once inside the hotel, Standard and Premier class passengers will be seated within the luxury and plush surrounds of the Ballroom within one of Australia’s most iconic hotels, while Lounge class passengers will enjoy panoramic views overlooking the Megalong Valley within the Wintergarden room. 

The Hydro Majestic high teas are served to your table on a three-tiered silver stand and consist of petite pastries and a selection of finger sandwiches. Freshly baked scones are served with homemade jam and fresh clotted cream. Freshly brewed specialty teas and coffees are also brought to your table throughout this 1.5 hour sitting.

Vegetarian and gluten free options can be catered for at no additional cost. Please advise of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Fares and classes of travel

From the moment you step aboard, you'll be transported into the past. Choose from THREE different seating and on-board service options as follows:

Standard Class

Travel by Standard Class and be part of the action as the train makes its way up the mountains.

 

PER TWO PERSONS

OPTION 1: HYDRO

$285

OPTION 2: KATOOMBA

$205

Premier Class

Travel inside a private compartment aboard one of our stylish Edwardian-era Premier Class carriages featuring polished cedar interiors throughout. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine on the return journey.

 

PRIVATE COMPARTMENT

OF UP TO 4 PEOPLE (OR 6 FROM THE SAME HOUSEHOLD)

OPTION 1: HYDRO

$595

OPTION 2: KATOOMBA

$415

Lounge Class

Travel by Lounge Class and experience the romance of rail with spacious open lounge seating and a private observation deck. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine on the return journey.

 

PER TWO PERSONS

OPTION 1: HYDRO

$595

OPTION 2: KATOOMBA

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Timetable

You can join the train at either Central, Strathfield or Penrith and alight at either Katoomba or Medlow Bath (for the Hydro Majestic Hotel). The train will be hauled by two vintage diesel locomotives.

Tentative timetable - to be confirmed one week prior to departure:

FORWARD JOURNEY

CENTRAL

STRATHFIELD

PENRITH

KATOOMBA

MEDLOW BATH

10.00am

10.10am

11.00am

12.10pm

12.25pm

RETURN JOURNEY

MEDLOW BATH

KATOOMBA

PENRITH

STRATHFIELD

CENTRAL

3.30pm

3.45pm

5.10pm

6.05pm

6.20pm

Terms and conditions
  • Please be sure of your availability before you book as there are NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES offered.

  • BYO alcohol is strictly prohibited. Alcohol can be purchased from the buffet car on-board the train from 11.00am.

  • Transport Heritage NSW reserves the right to change locomotive power without notice.

  • Food and other off train activities are not included for customers alighting the train at Leura and/or Katoomba. High Tea and tour of the Hydro Majestic Hotel is included for customers alighting at Medlow Bath only.

  • Times are subject to change and will be confirmed one week prior.

  • If you are a member, you must be a current 2019-20 Member and have your valid 2019-20 THNSW Membership Card to purchase tickets at member rates, plus carry and be able to present your valid 2019-20 Membership Card with you during travel.