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This page last altered 07/12/2016

From the moment you arrive at Dwellingup Station,

just 97 Kilometres, 1 1/4 hrs from Perth,

 you'll sense you're about to embark on a journey with a difference.

Ex South Fremantle Power Station Locomotive SEC1 awaits departure time at Etmilyn.  This photo by ©Thomas Pacy


The historic Dwellingup Forest  Train will take you 8 Kilometres eastward from Dwellingup to Etmilyn, along the state's last surviving lightly built developmental railway. 


At the end of the line there is a 20-25 minute walk trail through the beautiful plant life and seasonal wildflowers of the rare Jarrah Forest.

Click here for Walk Trail Information

G 123 storms the grade back to Dwellingup

The Dwellingup Forest Train services are hauled by one of our historic Diesel  Locomotives

Ex Tasmanian Gov Railways V4 & G123 are ready to Depart Dwellingup for Etmilyn on a special double header

The Dwellingup Forest Train

departs Dwellingup Station twice on Operating Days

10-30am   and    2-00pm

Saturdays,  Sundays & Public Holidays

(except - Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year's Day)



Forest Train Operating Days 2017


Date Availability
All Year Each Saturday** Tickets at Station
Nov to April Each Saturday & Sunday Tickets at Station
12th December Tuesday 10:30am


** (The Forest Train does Not run on Steam Ranger  train Operating Days) **

*(Please note Steam Ranger Trains operate every Sunday for the cooler months generally May  to  October inclusive)*

Also runs for  weekday group bookings

Please Enquire to arrange a weekday group booking by calling 

6278 1114 or email

Dwellingup Forest Train Timetable and Fares

  Morning Train Afternoon Train  


16 & up


2 to 15yr


Up to 2yr

Place Dwellingup Dwellingup        



10.30am 2.00pm   $28.00 $14.00 $ 4.00
Return  Time 12 Noon 3.30pm   $28.00 $14.00 $ 4.00
This service does Not run on Steam-Ranger train operating days

Click Here for "Conditions of Booking & Travel"

All fares are Return 

Bookings Mon to Fri available by Credit Card 6278 1111 - Note:  Tickets at Station by Cash Only


Click on Steam Rangers for details of our Steam Power experience.


Click here for other things to do in Dwellingup



 Donations Welcome

HVR is a Volunteer Operated, Registered Tax Deductible Gift Recipient

          For Hotham Valley Bookings Call : Australia 08 6278 1111

Dwellingup Station Ticket Sales - Cash Only

Click Here for "Conditions of Booking & Travel"

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