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LK&R Kandos Garden Fair Tour

Kandos Museum Inc.

Saturday, 2 April 2016 from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm (AEDT)

LK&R Kandos Garden Fair Tour

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Kandos Garden Fair Tour
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Lithgow to Kandos and return. Tour package includes Kandos Gardens Fair entry, hop-on hop-off shuttle bus, CWA lunch at the Kandos Museum & Museum entry.
from $50.00
Full price
$95.00 +$0.00 Fee
Under 16
$50.00 +$0.00 Fee
* Prices include GST

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 Kandos Museum and the Lithgow State Mines Railways are bringing a restored railmotor to Rylstone for the Rylstone Show next month.

What better way to take in the Kandos Garden Fair than by train aboard the beautifully restored Railmotor Set 661/726. Ride the LK&R Line from Lithgow to Kandos through the magestic Capertee Valley.

Kandos Museum, Lithgow State Mines Railway and Kandos CWA have teamed up to bring you a special day touring the gardens of Kandos.

With 11 open gardens in around Kandos & Rylstone, guest speakers Costa Georgiardis from the ABC Gardening Show, Diego Bonetto wild food forager and Fiona Ogilvie from The Land, the Kandos Gardens Fair has something to delight the experience gardener and the novice alike.


Take in the self-guided garden tour of garden objet d'art, sculpture, nurseries and over-the-fence attractions.

Your Kandos Garden Fair Train Tour includes your visit to the Kandos Museum gardens with museum entry. Entry to the open gardens in Kandos and with hop-on hop-off courtesy bus taking you from railway station to garden to garden and back again.

Experience real CWA hospitality. Your tour also includes your luncheon of sandwiches and baked goods along with tea and coffee in the Kandos Museum gardens.

Most excellent cappuccino by Zensational Coffee will also be available at the museum.

Join us and ride the rails from Lithgow station to Kandos Station through the spectacular Capertee Valley aboard the beautifully restored Railmotors 661/726.

Starting at Lithgow Railway Station, your journey takes you past Wallerawang before heading north-west past the Gardens of Stone National Park and on to Pearson's Lookout at Capertee.

Through the Capertee Tunnel and on into the valley with its myriad views and points of interest.
Climbing toward Carlos Gap and through a second tunnel to Brogan's Creek where steam trains once watered looking out over the lower reaches of the Capertee Valley.

After revelling through the beauty of the Capertee Valley its a short ride to the Kandos Railway Station where a courtesy hop-on hop-off bus to ferry your around the Kandos Gardens Fair!

 Key Times
Arrive Kandos        11:00 am
Departs Kandos     3:10 pm


See you at the Kandos Gardens Fair.






Train Timetable for the Kandos Gardens Fair 2nd April 2016?
Departs Lithgow Station 9.00am
Arrives Kandos Station 11.00am
Departs Kandos Station 3.10pm
Arrive Lithgow Station 5.15pm

Please be at Lithgow station 10 minutes before departure, 8.50am, and at Kandos Station 5 minutes before departure, 3.05pm.

Is lunch included in my ticket?
Yes. A luncheon of sandwiches and baked goods provided by the Rylstone CWA is included in your ticket for you to enjoy in te gardens at the Kandos Museum.

Are refreshments available on the train?
Complimentary bottled water is available on train.

Want more information on the Kandos Gardens Fair?

What City train should I catch?
To connect to the LK&R line catch the west bound train arriving at Lithggow 8.33am.
On the way back home the LK&R connects to the 5.37pm service from Lithgow to the city.
Timetable details at

Feel like staying overnight? Where to stay?
For accommodation options in Lithgow visit
For accommodation options in Rylstone and Kandos visit

Why can purchase only 4 tickets at a time?
There are 4 seats to a row on the train. By limiting the number of seats to 4 for a single puchase it allows us to better manage seat allocation ensuring you get the best available seating. There is no restriction on how many purchases you can make.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
You may need to provide proof of age for concessional ticketing.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
On-street parking is available at Lithgow Railway Station. Departure and arrival times at Lithgow Station are coordinated with metropolitan rail services to the Blue Mountains and greater Sydney region.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes. You may give your tickert to another.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes. Bring your printed ticket to Lithgow Railway Station. You will be issued with a wrist band for the train journey and a wrist band for entry to the Rylstone-Kandos Show.

What is the refund policy?
Refunds are available for the event up until midnight of the day before, 26th February 2016.

What is the entry price for toddlers?
"On the knee is free" but contact us to let us know so that we can make appropriate arrangements.


Have questions about LK&R Kandos Garden Fair Tour? Contact Kandos Museum Inc.

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    When & Where

    Kandos Museum
    22 Buchanan Street
    Kandos, NSW 2848

    Saturday, 2 April 2016 from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm (AEDT)

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    Kandos Museum Inc.

    Kandos Museum is owned and operated by Kandos Museum Incorporated, a community based not-for-profit association dedicated to preservation and display of Kandos and district industrial and social history and heritage.

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