If you grew up in or visited Melbourne, then you likely have fond memories of rolling through the Dandenong Ranges in Puffing Billy. Earning its name from locals, the line began operating 120 years ago in Melbourne’s picturesque outer east. Since the 1950’s it has been one of the country’s most popular tourist trains.
Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have made fond childhood memories hanging out of the train’s windows over the famous trestle bridges. Being able to re-live the early 20th-century experience of riding a steam train with on-board conductors is a must-do in Melbourne. And it wouldn’t be a day on Puffing Billy if you didn’t stop at Gembrook for a picnic!
And of course, these experiences wouldn’t be possible without the tireless efforts of more than 600 dedicated volunteers.
120 Years Captured In a 1oz Silver Proof Coin!
Marking the 120th Anniversary of the opening of the mail line between Belgrave and Gembrook in 1900, this officially licensed Puffing Billy Railway product is struck from pure 99.9% silver and forms a fantastic tribute to the world-famous Puffing Billy!
Official legal tender of Niue, the coin measures 40mm in diameter. The stunning full-colour design features the iconic train in action. Also included is an individually numbered certificate and a beautiful plush presentation case.
Secure Yours Today!
With an extremely limited mintage of just 1,000, the 2020 $1 Puffing Billy 1oz Silver Proof Coin is bound to sell out quickly!
Buy yours now for $179 online at downies.com/puffingbilly or call 1300 788 358 to place an order.