The Fleurieu Explorer

It’s back for 2019! On the back of our launch last October, join us on board our new premium dining experience train – ‘The Fleurieu Explorer’. Take a step back in time, and join SteamRanger Heritage Railway for a unique evening, filled with fun, old-world charm and quality food and wine from some of the…

The Southern Encounter

The Southern Encounter operates on the first and third Sundays from May until the end of November. The journey commences from Mount Barker station – a pleasant 20 minute drive from Adelaide along the South Eastern Freeway. Leaving Mt Barker mid morning, the train first climbs up to the crest of the line and then…

520 Restoration Appeal

Help us restore South Australia’s largest operating steam locomotive. It’s tax time – why not make a donation toward 520’s restoration? Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible. Email us at 520@steamranger.org.au for details on how to make a tax-deductible donation. Alternatively, visit https://www.gofundme.com/loco-520-restoration-appeal to donate via go fund me (we cannot provide tax receipts for…

Track Maintenance

Culvert Installation at Mt Barker – April 2017 SteamRanger track crew and Bluestone Estate contractors were involved in the installation of a new drainage culvert under the mainline in the Mt Barker to Philcox Hill section of the line during April 2017. These photos, taken by Track Manager Ray Green illustrate the sheer size of…