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.

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30th Anniversary of R707 Inaugural Return to Steam Tours

.Sunday 19 July - Seymour with Triple Headed Steam - Sold Out

..Sunday 19 July - Seymour with Triple Headed Steam flyer

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary in the restoration of locomotive R707 to steam, Vintage Rail Travel will be operating 30th Anniversary trains train on Sunday 12 July to Bacchus Marsh as a re-enactment of our July 1985 inaugural return to operation and Sunday 19 July to Seymour with triple headed steam locomotives. Both tours will celebrate our 30th years of operation and restoration by the volunteers of Plan R and 707 Operations.



More details for our Seymour and triple headed steam tour Sunday 19 July here or to book your tickets here - Sold Out.



Next tour with R707 - Saturday 22 August - Details to be released soon




R707 Speencer St Station 20 July 1985


New 707 Operations Souvenir Range

707 Operations is introducing a new range of exclusive 707 Operations apparel and mechandise. The range will include baseball caps, pens, stubby holders, polo shirts and more. All merchandise is avaliable for puchase on all of our trips.

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


Order here by downloading our order form




Updated: 14 July 2015


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