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Get on board Mary Valley Rattler’s LOVE TRAIN for a Valentine Day romantic ride!

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The Mary Valley Rattler is offering a special LOVE TRAIN service for this year’s Valentine’s Day (14th February) with a sunset journey that couples the romance of the rails with great food, entertainment and scenery. Organisers of the inaugural Valentine’s Day service are looking for new, emerging and longer-term couples wanting to celebrate their relationships

Getting on Board the Fundraising Efforts!

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The Mary Valley Rattler and Sunshine Coast Attractions have banded together with an initiative to support fundraising efforts with the fires still blazing in Australia. Mary Valley Rattler Safety and HR Manager Julia Avis knows all too well the impact that monies raised make in times of natural disasters such as this. “As a volunteer

Mary Valley Rattler Annual Report & Audited Financials


The Mary Valley Rattler today released their first audited financials since the commencement of operations. General Manager Micheal Green is pleased with the results to date. “Our first year of operations has seen the Mary Valley Rattler brand grow from strength to strength. We have been seen on Sunrise, The Great day Out and Queensland

Rattler Takes Silver – We’re on our Way!

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The Queensland tourism industry recognised the accomplishments of the Sunshine State’s most extraordinary tourism operators and individuals at the 2019 Queensland Tourism Awards on Friday 8th November. Mary Valley Rattler General Manager Mike Green was in attendance at the awards ceremony. “I am very proud to formally announce our Silver award at the Queensland Tourism Awards.

Gympie’s food ambassador, Matt Golinski, to launch Mary Valley Rattler ‘Tasting Train’

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The heritage Mary Valley Rattler will debut a new Tasting Train food experience on 12 November with famed chef and local food ambassador, Matt Golinski, on board to launch the culinary journey. The Tasting Train will depart the fully-restored Gympie Station every Tuesday at 11am (returning 2pm) and take passengers through one of Australia’s richest

Rattler Acting General Manager Appointed as General Manager

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Rattler Railway Company are pleased to announce the appointment of Micheal Green as General Manager of the Mary Valley Rattler following his tenure as Acting General Manager since May 2019.  Mr. Green has been with the Mary Valley Rattler since September 2018, originally appointed as the Assets and Operations Manager. Over that time the not

Double Steam Day at the Mary Valley Rattler

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Mary Valley Rattler are looking forward to celebrating a moment in history and invite you along for the ride. Since rail operations commenced in October 2018 on the historic rail line thousands of people have enjoyed a heritage rail experience. The Mary Valley Rattler operate a fleet of rolling-stock including steam locomotives, diesel locomotives and