Volunteer Week: Better Together

        The lifeblood of any heritage or tourist railway, locally or overseas is our bands of volunteers. The Geelong Steam Preservation Society runs the Bellarine Railway and has restoration and work projects that would suit a variety of interests...
Car 19: Volunteer Project

Car 19: Volunteer Project

The Bellarine Railway: Car 19 Project October 2020 Newsrail – preservation article     Subscribe to Newsrail HERE   The main photograph for the article was taken by Cormac Hanrahan for the Geelong Community Foundation. To find out more about the work the...
Volunteers Making a World of Difference

Volunteers Making a World of Difference

The Bellarine Railway is an organization that relies on its wonderful volunteers to ensure every day goes to plan, that the trains are well looked after and that everyone can enjoy the railway now and in the future. As part of National Volunteers’ Week, we would like...

Lions Club donates to Day Out With Thomas

The Lions Club of Clifton Springs/Curlewis have been successfully feeding the Bellarine Railway’s ‘Day Out With Thomas’ patrons and railway volunteers since 2013. The popular 2-day event is held in January, April and October each year, at the Queenscliff Station and...
Premier visits Queenscliff Station

Premier visits Queenscliff Station

The Bellarine Railway was honoured to receive a visit from The Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville on 19 July 2018, marking the start of building works to our Queenscliff Station. The refurbishment is part of VicTrack’s $1 million heritage...

NOTICE OF WORKS: Queenscliff Station Building

Refurbishment works to Queenscliff Station will take place between July and November 2018   The Bellarine Railway’s services, charters (including The Blues Train/The Q Train) and events will continue to operate as normal during this period. Please note that...

The Big Bus visits Geelong and The Bellarine

The Big Bus Tour and Travel Guide is an Australian travel website that brings readers tour and travel ideas from around the world. While Victoria’s better known tourist hot spots often attract the accolades, Geelong has been quietly transforming itself into what can...
Road Crossing Upgrade

Road Crossing Upgrade

Works are now underway for the Anderson’s Road crossing upgrade in Drysdale with sleeper and rail sections being prepared at the site. On the 4 February the regular Heritage Service became a mixed passenger and freight service on with the tractor loaded on board...

Heritage Service stopped by grass fire

Tuesday 9 January was certainly out the ordinary! With the 3pm Heritage Service getting ready to depart Queenscliff for Drysdale we could see heavy smoke in the distance. After a discussion with Victoria Police and the CFA the train was cancelled with a coach...
Thomas visits the MCG!

Thomas visits the MCG!

The Bellarine Railway’s Thomas recently went on a road trip to the MCG to learn about Australian Football. He was joined by former Richmond Tiger Matthew Richardson and Brisbane Lions AFL W player Sabrina Frederick-Traub and, of course, some fans of both the AFL and...
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