The Atherton-Herberton Historical Railway has several locations and options for your next event.


  • Herberton Railway Station and Refreshment Room.
  • The Station Café in Atherton.

Our Events Options

We have a range of options for events both in Herberton and Atherton that may interest groups.

The trains can be hired for group bookings and may include weddings, corporate events etc

In Herberton, that may include rail trips or stationary train carriage hire.

External catering arrangements can be made with third party suppliers and the options can be discussed with us in order to make your event special.

We also have a large “Railway Refreshment Room”, available for hire for day or night time events.

Again, external catering arrangements for day or night time events can be discussed.

Please contact our team by email

On track event offerings

  • The Tinlander
  • The Tablelander
  • The 1905 Peckett Steam Locomotive and 1913 Passenger Carriage.

So, for weddings, corporate and special events, talk to us about what could be your next very special event.

Up comming events in 2023

Steam – Stars -Spirits night time event.

On the 22nd of July 2023 AHHR will be holding a special ticketed event:

Information and ticketing arrangements to be confirmed soon.

The event will run from 5:30pm until 9pm (Adults Only) star gazing and night time steam train ride.

Herberton Railway Station Birthday Event.

On the 20th of October 2023 AHHR will be again, holding a special ticketed event in the new Railway Refreshment room at the Herberton Railway Station. This Birthday event is to celebrate the stations (and rail line connection to Herberton) 113th year.

Jacaranda Festival

On the 21st and 22nd of October 2023 is the Herberton Jacaranda Festival and the AHHR is partnering with the Herberton Business and Tourism Associations two day event. Within the Herberton Railway Station and workshop, stalls, displays and train rides will be taking place.    See and Facebook for more information.

***Check our social media platforms for updated information and ticketing info etc.

Other events are being developed, so keep on our social media platforms for details.

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