About the Railway
The Diamond Valley Railway
(DVR) is a miniature railway (184mm gauge) operating in Eltham Lower
About the Route
There is approximately 2km of purpose
built track, complete with signalling, bridges and tunnels.
the line runs in several loops, and most trains use only one
About the Trains
The railway runs a wide variety of
miniature locomotives, powered by steam, petrol,
diesel and batteries. Most locomotives
are privately owned.
Carriages are open, with passengers straddling a central padded
When do the Trains Run and How Often?
Trains run most Sundays and public
also Wednesdays during school holidays. Trains
run regularly from 11:00 to 17:00 on
Sundays, or 13:00 to 16:00 other
Can I Get There by Public Transport?
513 (towards Glenroy via Lower
and bus 901 (towards Frankston) run regularly
from Eltham station on Metro