Day Out With Thomas

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Thomas will return to Puffing Billy in Autumn 2018!

Tickets for this coming SPRING season are now SOLD OUT. 


Thomas fans are invited to Gembrook's picturesque railway station to enjoy:

  • 35 minute train ride with Thomas, Percy and Diesel
  • The Imagination Station - play and create with Thomas and Friends
  • Jumping Castles
  • Animal Nursery
  • Photo opportunities with Thomas and Friends
  • - plus more FUN activities for all the family!

And a free personalised Junior Engineer Certificate!

Tickets include all activities, rides and a chance to shake hands with The Fat Controller.



Spring 2017 Dates

Saturday 21 October
Sunday 22 October

Saturday 28 October
Sunday 29 October

Saturday 11 November
Sunday 12 November

Saturday 18 November
Sunday 19 November


Train Times





Please note that the session time chosen at time of booking is also your train ride departure time.

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Make their day!

We suggest you arrive 45 minutes (or earlier) before your scheduled train departure.

For customers booked on the 2:00pm session, arrive 90 minutes prior to enjoy all the activities before your train ride - as the site closes at 3:30pm.



Before you arrive, discover Gembrook Station and Day out with Thomas event site via this site map.

The site is open from 9am – 3:30pm.
Scheduled/pre booked train times are printed on the wristband receieved upon entry. Please allow 3 hours for your Day out with Thomas.

Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for further details.
Review booking terms and conditions here.

Facilities include:

  • Gift Shop selling Thomas the Tank Engine merchandise
  • Hot and cold snacks and refreshments to purchase
  • Onsite toilets and baby change area
  • Wheelchair and pram friendly site

Day Out With Thomas takes place at the Gembrook Puffing Billy Railway Station - NOT Belgrave where most other Puffing Billy departures commence.

ADDRESS: Main Road, Gembrook 3783

(Road Number C412 - Melway Ref 312 K10) 


Note: there is NO ON-SITE parking at Gembrook Station.

Please avoid street parking and utilise the space at:

Gembrook Primary School (GPS location: 50 Main St Gembrook)
Approx. 5 minute walk down to the Gembrook Station entrance.

Please ensure you park your car at least 45 minutes prior to your train departure time.

gift certificates

Day out with Thomas gift vouchers are available and make an ideal birthday or Christmas present! For further details please contact our Customer Service Centre on (03) 9757 0700 or Purchase Online.

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Autumn 2018 Dates

Saturday 3 March
Sunday 4 March

Saturday 17 March
Sunday 18 March

Saturday 24 March
Sunday 25 March

Tickets will go on sale December 2017 - join the mailing list to be in the know. 




Day Out With Thomas™ Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends™ Based on the Railway Series by The Reverend W. Awdry. ©2017 Gullane (Thomas) ©2017 HIT Entertainment Limited