Silver Stream Railway would like to acknowledge and thank the following organisations for recent grants towards the cost of restoring and preserving our heritage locomotives, rolling stock, and facilities.


The Southern Trust

Cladding material for carriage



Pelorus Trust

Paint for the exterior of carriage



The Lion Foundation

Firebars for steam locomotive C512.

New floor covering for McKirdy Station

  • Materials for F139 Overhaul.
  • Steel plate for L509 new water tanks.
  • Materials for C512 Overhaul.

Trust House

New roof covering for carriage A1833

upper hutt city

Upper Hutt City Council

Contribution towards coal purchase 2012, 2013 & 2017

Donation to cover printing costs for new publicity brochure.

Hutt mana

Hutt Mana Charitable Trust

Firebars for steam locomotive C847

Sleepers for track maintenance work

Ballast for maintenance and display shed track.

Diesel Engine lubricating oil for De505


Trillian Trust

New batteries for De505

Turnout Sleepers.

Wellington Community Trust

Sleepers for the Silverstream extension.

Contribution to the Heritage Railway Vehicle Display Shed Project

Contribution to annual track maintenance costs.


Rotary Club of Heretaunga Charitable Trust Inc

New roof for Waiora Cottage.

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