Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum

150 years of rail on the Blue Mountains

Celebrate 150 years of railway history on the Blue Mountains

July 2017 is the anniversary of the 1867 railway line to Wentworth Falls

Friday July 21

Blue Mountains Flyer

Official steam Train to Wentworth Falls followed by ceremony

  • 1000 Commemorative steam train Blue Mountains Flyer departs Central – p/u at Penrith, Springwood, Lawson
    NB ONE WAY ONLY (possible parallel run with Stevo — “Valley Heights Mixed”)
  • 1220 Arrive Wentworth Falls
  • 1250 Steam train departs WF (EMPTY) to Katoomba then return to Valley Heights (arrive 1435)
  • 1343 Steam train passes Wentworth Falls

Blue Mountains Flyer full timetable, details and bookings

3642 at Central

Wentworth Falls Anniversary Commemorations

  • 1210 Ceremony: Band, speeches, poetry reading, etc. in Coronation Park (adjacent to the Railway Station).
  • 1300 Cake cutting and close proceedings — RETURN in own time
  • Catch the red Explorer bus and visit atteactsion
  • 3 hour sightseeing on original Reg Ansett Pioneer Clipper

Track 150 Wentworth Falls events brochure

Reg Ansett Pioneer Clipper coach

Saturday July 22

Penrith to Valley Heights Steam Train Rides

  • Steam shuttles from Penrith to Valley Heights (no set-down) & return
  • Depart 0925, 1125, 1325, 1525 ex Penrith

Penrith Steam Train Rides full timetable, details and bookings

3642 in the Blue Mountains

Penrith Vintage Electric Rides

  • F1 Heritage Electric Train shuttles from Penrith to Blacktown (no set-down) & return
  • 0925, 1025, 1215, 1410, 1600 ex Penrith

Penrith Vintage Electric Rides full timetable, details and bookings

Vintage Red Rattler

Valley Heights Loco Depot and Valley Heights Mixed

  • OPEN this day
  • “Stevo” (steam loco No 2) will head the “Valley Heights Mixed”

NORMAL ENTRY FEES APPLY

Valley Heights mixed

Sunday July 23

Lawson Steam Train Rides

Steam shuttles from Lawson to Katoomba (no set-down) & return
  • 1030, 1137, 1309, 1426 ex Lawson
  • 0930, 1130, 1300, 1350 track laying competition and demo by Rhomberg Rail at Lawson Bowling Club
  • 1240 Ceremony: Band, speeches, cake cutting, etc. at Lawson BC

Lawson Steam Train Rides details and bookings

3642 in the Blue Mountains

Valley Heights Loco Depot and Valley Heights Mixed

  • OPEN this day
  • “Stevo” (steam loco No 2) will head the “Valley Heights Mixed”

NORMAL ENTRY FEES APPLY

Museum entrance

In the media

Blue Mountains Gazette report 7 June 2017

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Your visit to Valley Heights

Catch the Tram or Valley Heights mixed
Tram on main line
Catch the Tram:
Usually 2nd Sunday each month (see calendar)
Valley Heights mixed
Catch the Mixed
Usually 4th Sunday each month (see calendar)

Valley Heights 2017 Open Days