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Puffing Billy Railway launches unlimited access Locals Pass

Puffing Billy Railway launches unlimited access Locals Pass
March 18, 2021

Victoria’s renowned attraction - Puffing Billy Railway - has released an annual, unlimited-access Locals Pass to encourage the community to get out and start exploring their own backyard.

Available exclusively to residents within a 10-kilometre radius of any Puffing Billy station, the Locals Pass is an opportunity for pass-holders to learn more about the railway, its activities and signature events, and share these experiences with visiting family and friends.

Providing unlimited return travel on any excursion train journey, access to the Menzies Creek Museum and soon-to-be Lakeside Visitor Centre, special discounts on unique dining experiences and events, as well as major food and beverage and retail products, the Locals Pass unlocks everything Puffing Billy has to offer.

Puffing Billy Railway Chief Executive, Peter Abbott advises “this is a great opportunity for the railway to give back to the local community, particularly after a very challenging year, and is sure to keep the kids entertained at weekends and during school holidays at low expense.

“Puffing Billy Railway is an iconic part of the Dandenong Ranges community, so we want the community to be part of Puffing Billy Railway.

“Discover the beauty of the Dandenong Ranges’ cool-climate forest, marvel at the elusive sounds of wildlife and enjoy a whole year of entertainment at Australia's premier heritage steam railway.”

The all-inclusive cost varies across pass type and includes:

•             Adult – $90.00

•             Child – $47.00

•             Concession – $72.00 

•             Family (2A + 2C) – $230.00

For a once yearly payment, pass-holders will receive:

•             Unlimited return travel on any excursion train journey for a year.

•             20% discount on Steam & Cuisine Luncheon train or Train and Lunch at the Nobelius Packing Shed. 

•             20% discount for additional family and friends’ bookings for excursion trains for bookings of 10 or more.

•             10% discount on Murder Mystery Train.

•             10% discount on Day out With Thomas event tickets.

•             10% discount on Special Events.

•             10% discount on Retail Items.

•             10% discount on Food & Beverage Items.

To find out whether you live within an eligible postcode or to purchase your Locals Pass, go to

Related Articles

24th December 2020 - Peter Abbott announced as new Puffing Billy Chief Executive

18th November 2020 - Puffing Billy Railway to recommence services with COVIDSafe Plan in place

29th June 2020 - Puffing Billy Railway appoints two new board members

4th May 2020 - Puffing Billy Railway launch virtual tours during COVID-19 closure

5th December 2019 - Puffing Billy Railway set to debut restored locomotive

17th November 2017 - Victorian Government provides $8.2 million backing for Puffing Billy

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