Steam Train Tours

On Saturday, 2nd December, Sunshine Express Rail Tours will be running their annual Santa Steam Train from Roma Street to Shorncliffe. The train will be hauled by one of the steam locomotives preserved by Queensland Rail for use on such excursions while the carriages will be from QR’s fleet of historic timber cars, some well over 100 years old.
Date and Location
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 11:15am to 2:10pm
Roma Street Station
Brisbane City QLD 4000

The train will depart from Roma Street at 11.15am and take a circuitous route to Shorncliffe. Santa will be on board and will have surprises for the kiddies. At Shorncliffe there will be a sausage sizzle in the adjacent park at moderate cost. The train will the return to Roma Street where it is due at 2.10pm.


Fares are $63.00 for adults, $57.00 for pensioners & seniors, $27 for children, $160 for family (2Adults & 2Children).


Seats are still available for this train and may be booked:


By Telephone: Ring (07) 3252 1759 with credit card details between 10am and 3pm Tuesdays to Thursdays;


By Fax: Fax the booking form with credit card details to (07) 3252 1767 any time.


By Mail: Attach a cheque or money order to a completed Booking Form and forward it to GPO Box 682 BRISBANE 4001


The Australian Railway Historical Society Queensland Division is a non-profit organisation which has been running rail tours to places of interest for the last 60 years.


A complete booking form maybe downloaded from our website:

Contact Details
Contact Person: 
Leanne West
3252 1759