Welcome to the website of Seven – O – Seven Operations Inc., and Vintage Rail Travel.

We hope you enjoy your visit to 707 Operations website and hope you will join us on a steam train trip from Melbourne on the mainline broad gauge rail network in Victoria. Subject to fireban restrictions, our heritage air-conditioned train is pulled by Ex Victorian Railways steam locomotive R707 'City of Melbourne' and run under the Vintage Rail Travel brand. For your convenience most of of our steam train rides are run on a Sunday.

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Updated tour date and new travel options!

Deniliquin tour via the cross country Toolamba - Echuca Line on 2 - 4 May 2014 - Details and bookings now avaliable.

Due to V/Line track work, the proposed travel date of 24 - 26 April, has been moved to Friday 2nd May to Sunday 4th May.

Vintage Rail Travel will be running a diesel-hauled weekend trip to Deniliquin via the cross country Toolamba - Echuca line on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd May 2014.  The tour will operate as a late evening 10.05pm departure from Melbourne's Southern Cross Station to arrive in Deniliquin 6.00am Saturday 3rd May with a BBQ breakfast provided. The train will depart Deniliquin at 4.00pm to return to Melbourne via Echuca and Toolamba to arrive back at Southern Cross Station 12.20am Sunday or stay on the train and awake refreshed at Newport Depot later Sunday morning.

Full details and booking information is avaliable here.



T413 and T320 at Bealiba heading to Donald 20 April 2013 by David Jenkinson



R707 departing Southern Cross for Seymour on 01 December 2012. Photo Steve Hoptroff.

New 707 Operations Souvenir Range

707 Operations is introducing a new range of exclusive 707 Operations apparel and mechandise. It will be available for purchase on our next mainline trip to Ballarat. The range will include baseball caps, pens, stubby holders, polo shirts and more!

Discounts on purchases will be available to our members, these items will make an ideal Christmas gift, with all revenue going to the upkeep of the 707 Operations fleet.



The first item - a baseball cap with the 707 Ops logo is now available and can be ordered by clicking here to download the order form.


Updated: 22 April 2014


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