Bennett Brook Railway

Bennett Brook Railway is situated in Whiteman Park and is staffed solely by volunteer members of the Western Australia Light Railway Preservation Association. It was formed in 1976 and makes a great day out for the whole family. Hop onboard the steam or diesel train and be taken for a journey through Whiteman Park’s Banksia woodlands. The steam trains run from mid-May to mid-September. 

Bennett Brook Railway

Ashley & Friends Day, Whiteman ParkBennett Brook Railway

Bennett Brook railway operates the following schedule:

Weekends and public holidays 11.00am – 4.00pm,
School Holidays daily 11.00am – 3.00pm
Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11.00am, 12.00pm and 1.00pm.

During the week you can enjoy a scenic trip around the bushland loop departing from the Village Station. On weekends and public holidays services operate half hourly from the Village Junction Station on hourly from Mussel pool.

All day tickets are $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for Seniors, $5.00 for children aged 4-14yrs and children under the age of 4 are free. A family pass is $26. 

Bennett Brook Railway

If you are on the hunt for a unique party location then the party coach at Bennett Brook Railway may just be the place that you are looking for. The party coach and the accompanying fenced in Subiaco Train Station can be hired for $200. This comes with the use of the facilities of the Subiaco room which includes a microwave, pie warmer, fridge, kettle and a 6 burner BBQ. The hire cost also includes a free train ride for up to 24 kids and 10 adults. The party coach is not available for hire during the months of January and February. 

Bennett Brook Railway party coach

Bennett Brook Railway party coach

The Bennett Brook Railway run the very popular Friends of Ashley Day at Whiteman Park which is a fantastic day out for train enthusiasts and fans of a certain blue television character named Thomas. The event is usually held every May and September but has been cancelled in recent years due to COVID but the good news is it will return in September 2022!

Ashley & Friends Day, Whiteman Park

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After spending 11 years in London working in the television industry for the BBC, Jennie McNichol made the move to Perth in 2010. As the Co-Founder and Editor of Buggybuddys, she has been able to use her experience and passion for helping families to create a trusted online resource for parents across Perth.
Jennie is the proud mother of two daughters, aged 14 & 12 and is a big advocate of the family-friendly lifestyle that Perth has to offer.

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