Romancing the rails

BACK by popular demand, The Valley Rattler's Romancing the Rails theme train offers lovers an evening of romance and wonder sure to make your Valentine's celebration an unforgettable one.

This year the team at The Valley Rattler has put together a tempting new program for Romancing the Rails which will be held on Saturday February 11.

Sure to delight romantics far and wide, the evening takes full advantage of the inherent romance of Old Gympie Station which upholds the beautiful workmanship of by-gone era when the station was built in 1913.

Champagne will be served as you board the train at 5.30pm, before the newly restored DH 45 departs Gympie for a romantic twilight train ride to Dagun in the former Kuranda heritage carriages.

En route, be serenaded as the train meanders its way through the scenic Mary Valley.

At Dagun enjoy an eloquent entrée at the charming country station which was established in 1914.

Take advantage of the opportunity to converse with your loved one as the train makes a leisurely return to Old Gympie Station for the main course and a dreamy dessert.

After dinner enjoy dancing along the platform under the moonlight.

At only $65 per person, tickets for Romancing the Rails offer fantastic value and includes the train fare, pre-dinner drinks, a three course meal and live music.

Bookings for this romantic evening are essential and can be made by calling 07 5482 2750 or online at

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