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Our Summer Plans

Hello Melbourne! Hello Regional Victoria! Maybe even a few interstate friends?! It’s so nice to see you again. I know you guys are excited the restrictions are easing across the state, but sadly The Q Train won’t be open for normal service for a while...

See you in COVID normal (whenever that may be….)

First up, let’s say “Well done Regional Victoria!”  Now we're at Step 3 out of lockdown. However, that doesn't mean that The Q Train is going to be opening up straight away. Although some other restaurants can open now, we have lots of things to consider,...

COVID-19 – Our response

Hi there! I hope you’re safe and well, and are staying at home. We all need to play our part in order to flatten the curve; ensuring that our ICU beds don’t get overwhelmed, and that as many as possible of us stay healthy and well. Obviously, due to...

Statement from CEO in regard to COVID-19

It is with a heavy heart that I have to confirm what you no doubt have seen coming: we need to temporarily close our doors. This is the socially responsible decision, as we all need to stay safe in this period. After this weekend, we have...

Celebrating & preserving our remarkable region

When we began the journey of The Q Train, our first and foremost priority was (and still is) to showcase the magnificent Bellarine.  From its local producers to the pristine and natural environment, we are intent on embracing, engaging, celebrating and of course, preserving as many aspects of it as we can.  Recognising our priorities, we have employed principal practices to ensure this...

Welcome to the Family

Isn’t she a beauty!  Weighing 130 tonne and with a height of 12ft, The Q Train are thrilled to announce that the 3620 Locomotive Engine will be joining our family.  This ex-South African Railways engine is a 24-class locomotive.  Distinct, unique and extremely exceptional, 3620 is the only locomotive preserved in Australia...

A Romantic Journey

This Valentine’s Day we’re setting the scene, pouring the bubbles, serving up a decadent feast and taking you and your loved one on a romantic journey.  Climb aboard and celebrate Valentine’s Day with The Q Train....

Meet The Makers

The Q Train is proud to be a family business and as such, one of our primary goals is to support other local family businesses and showcase their produce for what it is, the region’s best!  So without further ado, meet the makers, the marvels of their field. ...

The gift of The Q Train

Fine dining complemented by a shifting landscape of spectacular views and scenery. Here at The Q Train we present an experience like no other. Never before has Australia seen a heritage rail line used for showcasing local food, wine, beer, cider and the natural environment....