The Mary Valley Rattler invites you to come aboard our C17 Loco Steam Engine as a “Footplate Friend”!
This premium experience includes a morning briefing with the train crew, morning tea, return “C17 Loco Steam Train Footplate Cab” ride, Mary Valley Rattler high vis vest, cap, pin and lunch with the crew, All guests will be included in the Footplate Friends Gallery on the “Mary Valley Rattler” website. This experience is available as a gift voucher purchase as well.
Discover the romance of the railway through the scenic Mary Valley. The journey crosses the Mary River as you travel around an abundance of curves, over bridges and numerous gentle hills.
The line wanders away from the river and into the valleys of some of its main tributaries including the Yabba, Kandanga and Amamoor Creeks.
You head to the quaint community of Amamoor, a delightful historic town bordered by a verdant forest reserve. Here you can watch the fascinating process of the turning of the engine on the turntable. You also stop at the heritage Dagun Station where wine and cheese tastings are available.
Depart Gympie: 10:00am – Arrive Amamoor: 11:00am
Depart Amamoor: 11:40am – Arrive Dagun: 11:50am
Depart Dagun: 12:30pm – Arrive Gympie: 1:30pm
Check in at least 45 minutes before departure.
This opportunity is subject to weather and time availability. At any time, the train crew can restrict access due to safety reasons.
This experience is limited to our Sunday ‘All Stations Train’ experience. For other days of service, please contact us directly at [email protected]