Our Party Running Days


Party Running days are held on the 1st Sunday of each month. (Not January)


Private Birthday Parties from
11am - 1pm and from 2pm - 4pm

We are offering two times for party bookings.

Your morning party starts at 11am and runs  until 1 pm
And your afternoon party starts at 2pm and runs until 4pm.

The total cost is $500 and that includes 2 trains and carriages for you to ride behind. Please check below for more details.
To secure your party, a booking fee of $500 is payable within 14 days of the time of booking and is non refundable unless the Society cancels the run in which case your booking fee will be returned to you. IF YOU CANCEL with three (3) months or more notice, a full refund will be given. If you cancel with one (1) to three (3) months notice, a 50% refund will be given. With less than one (1) month’s notice, no refund will be given.

Trains will commence running at 12 noon and stop at 1 pm, start again at 3pm and run until 4pm
Please use the form below to submit your request for a booking. An email will be sent confirming availability. If you are looking to book a private party you can place your booking fee once your date has been confirmed. Thank you.
Payment may be made by EFT or cheque if you pay be cheque please advise when booking. If paying be EFT please ensure your name is on the booking advice.

Public Acceptance of Conditions of Entry.

Thank you for your enquiry re: booking our venue for your event. We are required to bring to your attention the information set out below.

The Steam Locomotive Society of Victoria Inc. will understand that when you pay the required fee for the booking that you understand the statement and accept the conditions.

The SLSV Inc. cannot accept your booking unless the appropriate fee is paid within 14 days of the time of booking the event.



Riding our miniature trains could possibly involve the risk of personal injury and/or property damage arising as a result of operational or track conditions, other rider’s behaviour, pedestrians, train operators, equipment failure, obstacles, weather and a host of other factors.   It is your sole responsibility to gauge the level of risk involved in each ride and decide whether it is appropriate for you.   You engage in this ride entirely at your own risk and, by going on this ride, you acknowledge and accept this assumption of risk.

 All instructions given by SLSV personnel must be adhered to.

 Enclosed shoes must be worn by all persons riding on the trains. If toes can be seen the person cannot ride.

 It is strongly recommended that Babies should not be carried on trains.

 No alcohol to be consumed on Council property and for Safety reasons.

 No photographs to be taken while riding on the Trains.

 Children must be supervised if using the Foot Bridge over the tracks.

 No pets except ‘companion animals and mobility aid animals.’

 Arrival and departure times to and from the venue must be strictly adhered to.

 All rubbish must be removed from the site.

 The Steam Locomotive Society of Victoria Inc. has undertaken and continues to review a thorough risk assessment of its operations in so far as reasonably practicable, for the conduct of its undertaking.

The Steam Locomotive Society of Victoria Inc. is not responsible for persons who fail to comply with written or verbal instructions. Should persons fail to comply with a written or verbal instruction they will be asked to leave the premises immediately.

The Steam Locomotive Society of Victoria Inc. A0015689D


Please note the following conditions

We do not provide power or cover for parties.


For morning bookings your group may enter the grounds on the Sunday morning from 10:30am to set up and your trains will run from 12noon until 1pm.

Nb. Please take any rubbish with you when you leave. You may bring your own marquee for cover. It must be taken down by 1:15pm. 


For afternoon bookings you may enter the grounds to set up at 1:30pm your trains will run from 3pm until 4pm

Nb. Please take any rubbish with you when you leave. You may bring your own marquee for cover. It must be taken down by  4:15pm

  • If the weather is extremely bad trains may be cancelled on the day of the run. If this occurs we will endeavour to let you know as soon as we can but due to the variability of Melbourne weather we may not be able to give much notice. (Please contact the Party Organiser after 9am, on the day of your party, for cancellation news if the weather is inclement).
  • In the event of cancellation you may still use the facility for your party but we cannot provide any trains due to safety considerations. In this case your booking fee will be refunded.
    • No Alcohol or Pets are allowed in the grounds.



Party Booking Form