Note types of services and locations below :   Please also check our Facebook page for updates:

Also due to heritage nature of our operations we have limited mobility access.


1905 Peckett Steam Loco and Wooden Passenger Carriage Rides- Herberton.

Fares : Adult $20  Child $10 Consession $18.  Family passes etc          Go online for dates of operations.

This fare is for a Herberton Railway Station steam train ride to Historic Village Herberton and return, and includes a tour of our large workshop in Herberton.

*(please note no entry to Historic Village Herberton is included in these fares) Please review times and dates within the booking system.

Special Event:                 STEAM-STARS & SPIRITS              ****** Due to the great success of our first event we are holding again******

Join us Saturday October 7th for a moonless night to be informed and observe the stars above us.

Accompany a limited group of 26 (adults only) for a special night hosted by Ian Maclean of Night Sky Secrets.

The format:

5:00pm for a 5:30pm sit down dinner in the Herberton Railway Refreshment room.

– A drink on arrival (Wild River Distillery) included in fee.

– An Astronomy Ambiance for the dinner and information presentation.

– Smart casual but bring warm clothes, jacket and outdoor footwear and a foldup camp chair.

– At 6:00-6:45pm board our Peckett Steam train ride to the Historic village station platform.

– 1 hr Astronomy session, commentary with questions answered with two large telescopes will be set up for informed observation (guests can bring their comfy camp chairs on the train)

– 8pm A return steam train ride to Herberton station for campfire with astronomy stories by Ian Maclean and his wife Rosanne of the night sky over a cuppa ☕️ to finish the night at 9pm.

Costs for this special event $125 pp.

A limited cash bar, tea and coffee complementary from within the refreshment room.

So click on the booking button, go to 7th October and make your booking.

Herberton Station 113th Birthday Night Time Event

On the 20th of October we will have a birthday event to celibrate the Herberton Railway Station’s 113th year.

A ticketed event will start at 6pm and run till 8pm, cost is $30, book online via our booking system. This includeds night time runs on the Pecket Steam train, light refreshments, also we will have a cash bar, so come and enjoy a great night.

Jacaranda Festival:

Both Staurday and Sunday to support the Herberton Jacaranda Festival, we will be running from 10am until 2 pm on the half hour steam train rides from the Herberton Station to the HVH (no drop off or pick ups) and returning to Herberton station. 

Bookings online via our booking button.


 We’re committed to providing a great experience to our guests and all efforts are made by our friendly dedicated volunteers.

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Atherton-Herberton Historic Railway Inc.

Is a not for profit organisation run by volunteers.

Support is always very welcome from individuals, (maybe become a member) and small business.

If corporate support or donations to AHHR are possible, please contact us.

We would be very grateful for major funding to bring our projects forward- we have a challenging program ahead of us.

Contact Us

The end of John Street, (Lot No. H2536), Herberton, 4887, Queensland.

P.O. Box 150 Herberton 4887 Queensland.


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