Mainline Excursions

Steam Incorporated,
PO Box 4,
Paekakariki,
Kapiti, 5258
New Zealand
Phone 0800 783 264
24 hr fax 04 292 8663
Email bookings@steaminc.org.nz
 

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Ab608 “Passchendaele” at Paekakariki on ANZAC Day 2014.

Ab608 “Passchendaele” at Paekakariki on ANZAC Day 2014. Ab608 will start to appear on selected excursion trains from mid 2014.


MOTHERS DAY HEARTLAND FLYER - Sunday 14th May 2017

A special Mothers Day excursion from Paekakariki to the windfarm capital of Woodville and return via the spectacular Manawatu Gorge. Discover the boutique shops at Shannon during a short stop enroute to Woodville, then either alight at Ashhurst for lunch at the Ashhurst Inn or ride to Woodville to experience travelling through the Manawatu Gorge by rail. Steam hauled.

Departs at 9.10am, arriving back at 5.40pm.

Special return fare only Adult $99, Child $69. Ashhurst Meal $30.

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KAPITI FAMILY EXPRESS - Sunday 11th June 2017

A series short steam train rides between Paraparaumu and Paekakariki. The round trip will take just 45 minutes.
Departs Paraparaumu at:

9.40am
10.40am
11.40am
1.10pm
2.10pm

Report 10 minutes prior to departure.
Also limited seats available departing from Paekakariki and returning to Paekakariki.

Two coal fired steam locomotives will be used to haul the train. Ja1271 in one direction and Ab608 "Passchendaele" in the other. All trains will be using our fleet of red heritage carriages, many with open end balconies.

Return fares are $20Adult and $10 Child. A special Family fare of $50 (2A & 2C) is also available.

Tickets available from the Kapiti i-SITE. Prior ticket purchase recommended.


DAFFODIL EXPRESS - Sunday 10th September 2017

Catch our annual Daffodil Express to Carterton's popular Daffodil Festival with its great range of activities including Daffodil picking at Middlerun, near Gladstone, Art & Crafts markets, food stalls and the Wai Art Sale at Carterton Events Centre. And not forgetting Carrington House's open-day amongst the daffs and gardens.

Train fare Adult $89 and Child $55. Departs Wellington 8.40am arriving back at 5pm.

Also picks up at Petone, Waterloo & Upper Hutt.


ALSO COMING IN 2017

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Da1431 heads our Tararua Scenic Daylight - Saturday 30th April 2011

Da1431 heads our Tararua Scenic Daylight approaching Maymorn on Saturday 30th April 2011


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