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Heartland Flyer



Sunday 14 October 2018

Departs: 9:10am Paekakariki

Arrives: 5:30pm Paekakariki

Steam hauled train journey to Woodville via the Manawatu Gorge. An easy way to inspect the gorge.

Dg hauled Steam Inc train

Southern Diesel Rail Tour



Wednesday 17 October 2018

Departs: Christchurch

Arrives: Christchurch

One week rail adventure.  17 to 23 October 2018. Hauled by veteran English Electric locos.  Departs from Christchurch.  Travels to Arthurs Pass, Oamaru, Dunedin & Invercargill. Travel for individual days available.


Alpine Explorer Di1102

Alpine Explorer



Wednesday 17 October 2018

Departs: 8:50am Christchurch

Arrives: 5:45pm Christchurch

A great way to experience the route of the Tranz Alpine to Arthurs Pass.  Ride the rails in heritage carriages with open end balconies and hauled by an imacuately restored diesel locomotive on a special day adventure from Christchurch to Arthurs Pass.





Silver Fern Railcar

Waimea Silver Fern



Saturday 20 October 2018

Departs: 9:00am Dunedin

Arrives: 5:00pm Dunedin

Silver Fern Railcar from Dunedin to Gore and return.  Includes visit (bus transfer) to Mandeville the home of Rogers K92 at the Waimea Plains Railway and the Croydon Aviation Museum.

Steam Inc train with Dg loco

Southland Flyer



Monday 22 October 2018

Departs: 8:00am Dunedin

Arrives: 7:30pm Dunedin

Day excursion from Dunedin to Invercargill hauled by restored English Electric diesel locomotives.  Plenty of time in Invercargill to visit local attractions such as Transport World.

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Christmas Grand Circle Rail Cruise



Sunday 2 December 2018

Departs: 7:10am Paekakariki

Arrives: 5:45pm Paekakariki

Diesel hauled excursion train circumnavigating the Tararuas.  Runs from Paekakariki via Palmerston North, Manawatu Gorge, Wairarapa, Rimutaka Tunnel and Wellington back to Paekakariki. Optional stop at Mauriceville Country fair or Paper Road Vineyard.

Marlborough Flyer

Marlborough Flyer




Departs: See timetable

Arrives: See timetable

Selected dates over the summer.  Short steam hauled nostalgic train rides from Picton to Blenheim and return.  Hauled by Ab608 “Passchendaele”.

The Marlborough Flyer is operated by Steam Incorporated on behalf of the Pounamu Tourism Group.  For all bookings and enquires see Marlborough Flyer website. Or phone (03) 974 1812.  Bookings can also be made at the Picton and Blenheim i-SITES.

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Eketahuna Express



Saturday 5 January 2019

Departs: 8:10am Paekakariki

Arrives: 9:30pm Paekakariki

Travel with Steam Incorporated north from Kapiti via the spectacular Manawatu Gorge to the Tararua and north Wairarapa regions.  Select from either, Eketahuna (Mt Bruce & Middleton Model Railway), Opaki (Paper Road Vineyard, north of Masterton), or Masterton as your destination.  An ideal Xmas gift!

Book online, download the booking form or phone 0800 783 264.
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