The Victorian Goldfields Railway was restored by, and is operated and maintained by the Volunteers of the Castlemaine & Maldon Railway Preservation Society. Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Victorian Goldfields Railway.

Station Masters, Booking Officers, Locomotive Drivers and Firemen, Train Guards, Conductors, Signalmen, Station Masters, Booking Officers, Sales Staff, Catering Personnel, Repair Shop Workers, Track Workers and Maintenance Staff are all volunteers.

The Society Directors are volunteers as well as many appointed positions within the railway.

With only a small number of part-time employees, the Society relies on the Volunteer workforce to keep the railway in operation.

If you would like to help run the VGR or would like more information please contact us at volunteers@vgr.com.au or ring (03) 5470 6658.