Finniss Flyer

Join us on Tuesday 8th and 15th of January, as we travel by heritage ‘Redhen’ railcar northward from Goolwa. We will pass our Goolwa Depot – home of our Cockle Train services, over the towering Currency Creek Bridge, and on through the mallee scrub and rolling farm land, to the tiny hamlet of Finniss. Enjoy…

Summer Cockle Trains

Join us on board the Historic Cockle Train this summer holidays! Steam* hauled trains will operate between Thursday 27th December 2018 and Monday 28th January 2019. Between Thursday 27th December and Tuesday 1st January, locomotives Rx207 (fresh from winter boiler overhaul works) and 621 will work 6 trains per day between Goolwa and Victor Harbor.…

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…