Southland Flyer

Dunedin to Invercargill heritage rail excursion

Travel with Steam Incorporated and the Diesel Traction Group on this special diesel hauled Labour Day Excursion from Dunedin to Invercargill and return.

The train will be hauled by an English Electric locomotive from the Diesel Traction Group and comprise our fleet of classic red carriages all over 100 years old. All with open end balconies. You are welcome to bring your own food on the train.

Confirmed motive power is Dg772 and we are hopeful that recently restored Di1102 will be included in the consist. This loco is currently going through a testing and certification phase.

Return train fare is $225 adult and $100 child. 

Provisional Dunedin departure is 8am, arriving back at 7.30pm. 

There will be 2.5hour stopover in Invercargill. During this visit perhaps check out the replica broad gauge locomotive on display or take the option of visit to the Bill Richardson Truck Museum (Transport World) which is the largest private collection in the world with over 210 trucks and 150 petrol bowsers on display.

Book this adventure now!

Book online (external link) or call us on 0800 783 264

Tickets also available from Dunedin Railways.