The Food & Drink

Get to know a little bit about how Furphy joined the Blues Train

Blue is symbolic for a lot of things in Geelong. It’s one of two colours of our beloved football team, the logo of the much-loved Furphy beer brewed in Geelong...
The Food & Drink

A Word with the Caterers at The Blues Train

A self-confessed foodie lover, Lana Purcell was studying naturopathy when her first foray into the food industry arose. The school kitchen had closed, and so she combined her love of...
25 Years - The Silver Jubilee Queenscliff & The Bellarine Region

Roger Grant’s thoughts on 25 years of amazing tourism on the Blues Train

Twenty-five years ago, Roger Grant started his role with Tourism Greater Geelong and the Bellarine and his first experience on the Blues Train wasn’t far behind. “It corresponds pretty much...
Riding The Blues Train

Tips and tricks for riding on the Blues Train

It’s not everyday you get to party on a vintage train, and it’s going to be a different ride from your trip on the V/Line or Metro. The train doesn’t...
blues music history
The Music

Think you don’t know blues music? A Blues Music History

Blues musicians continue to influence music throughout history. Whether it’s through applying the 12-bar blues progression or re-recording an entire song, the presence of blues music history is all around...
Our Regular Customers Riding The Blues Train

We speak with three long-time lovers of the Blues Train

It’s no secret the Blues Train has been running for 24 years, but what may surprise you, is that many of our attendees aren’t first time visitors. In fact, there...
Queenscliff & The Bellarine Region Stay and Play

The Best Spots to Eat, Play and Stay around Queenscliff

With so much on offer in the Bellarine Peninsula, the abundance of choice can be quite overwhelming on your first visit. Hoping to make your trip to Queenscliff and the...
Volunteering with the Bellarine Railway
Train Talk

Volunteering with the Bellarine Railway

Colin England has a long history with trains. An avid lover of everything railway-related, Colin has been working with steam locomotives since he was 16 years old. More recently Colin has...
Special Occasions Stay and Play The Music

Father’s Day Gift Idea: Give Dad the gift of the Blues.

Rather than heading to the sock aisle this Father’s Day, give your dad an experience he’ll never forget with a gift of the blues with this awesome father's day gift...
25 Years - The Silver Jubilee

Founder Hugo T Armstrong ahead of the Blues Train’s 25th season

Approaching its 25th season in 2018, the Blues Train has seen more than 100,000 people experience the unique venue. Its benefit to the local economy is undeniable, with many visitors...