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Sunday, 21 February 2016

Summer Run – Victorian Goldfields Railway Experience, Maldon

Sunday the 21st of February, 2016

Please join us in welcoming a Porsche packed 2016 for our 1st Social Run of the year. 

A unique event has been put together for our 2016 Summer Run that will see us enjoying a selection of regional roads to our morning tea hosted by the CFA at the Heritage listed Maldon Train Station.

Following morning tea, we will embark the Victorian Goldfields Railways Heritage train on a return trip to Castlemaine, travelling through the historic goldfields where members will have the chance to experience the luxurious arrangements of First Class rail travel from a bygone era for either the first or return leg of the journey.

Ability to walk around the carriage

Viewing platform at rear

Drinks available on carriage

Trip Advisor rated – Certificate of Excellence

The Victorian Goldfields Railway is a remnant of the extensive branch line railway system which served rural Victoria from around 1880 through to the 1970's.  Our trip is a winding journey through the forest and open lands of Central Victoria from Maldon to Castlemaine where following a twenty minute stopover we will head back to Maldon for lunch.

Lunch is a la carte from a set 2 course menu including tea and coffee from the onsite facilities.  All other drinks to own accounts.

Please note: In the event that the day has been declared as a Severe Total Fire Ban, an alternative run has been arranged between morning tea and lunch.  In such an event attendees will have the rail leg of their journey refunded.

 

COST:  $83.00 per adult, $25.00 per child.  Family Friendly event

INCLUDES:  Victorian Goldfields Train journey, Morning tea at CFA, two course lunch at Maldon and tea/coffee.  Additional drinks are at own accounts. 

MEETING TIME:  08:00 for a 08:30 departure

MEETING LOCATION:  BP McDonalds Rockbank.  1784 Western Highway, Rockbank. 

BOOKINGS:    Booking queries to Carly via administrator@pcv.com.au or 9817 6911 

BOOKINGS CLOSE: 09:00 Monday 15th February, 2016 unless sold out earlier.  Max 100 people

INFORMATION:  Felix Rieniets 0421 617 777.

Click Here for Attendee List

Footnote:

By sheer coincidence PCV Member Mark Clair was involved in the filming of a short promotional video for the Victoria Goldfields Railway recently.  Click Here to access the video "When I Was A Girl" on You Tube.  (Please Note: that due to summer restrictions the steam train won't be in operation for our Summer Run.)

 

 

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