The Santa Special

Spread some yuletide cheer this November on board the Santa Special on Sunday 18th November 2018. Santa will be on board, and “Chips the Elf” will be roving through the train performing. Discounted Southern Encounter fares apply! Just $57 Adults and $29 Children. Departs Mt Barker for Victor Harbor at 10am, and returns by 6pm.…

Great South Australian Duck Race Special

It’s Duck Race time again!! Sunday 11th November 2018 Join SteamRanger Heritage Railway, as our special train heads to Strathalbyn for the annual Great South Australian Duck Race. Great family fun! Buy a rubber duck and enter the race for your chance to win cash prizes! ‘Plucka duck’ will be on board selling tickets, and…

School Holiday Cockle Trains

Join us this School Holidays, as the Cockle Train operates daily between Goolwa, Middleton, Port Elliot and Victor Harbor. Please Note: Due to unexpected boiler works on Cockle Train loco Rx207, trains will be diesel-hauled or worked by ‘Redhen’ railcars. Steam loco 621 will operate the 12.15pm and 2.45pm departures from Goolwa and the 1.30pm…

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…