Events

To help celebrate national Children's Day, on Sunday the 5th of March, Silver Stream Railway will be offering free entry for all children under 15 when accompanied by a fare paying adult from 11am till 4pm.

February 2018 marks 50 years of active preservation by Silver Stream Railway. Ka935 was the first locomotive purchased back in 1968 with it passing into the possession of the Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society on the 2nd of February that year.

Our operating days for 2018 are as follows

June 3rd, 4th (Queens Birthday Weekend) and 17th

July 1st and 15th

August 5th and 19th

September 2nd (Father's Day Special) and 16th

October 7th and 21st, 22nd (Labour Weekend)

November 4th and 18th

December 2nd (Santa Special) 

Dads get half price entry when accompanied by a over 5 year old.

 

Our operating Schedule for 2017:

January 15th We will not be open over Wellington Anniversary Weekend.

Febuary 5th & 6th (Waitangi Weekend) and 19th

March 5th (Children's Day Special) and 19th

April 2nd and 16th & 17th (Easter Weekend) 

May 7th and 21st

June  4th & 5th (Queens Birthday Weekend) and 18th

July 2nd and 16th

Aug 6th and 20th

Sept 3rd (Fathers Day Special) and 17th 

Santa will be visiting Silver Stream Railway on Sunday the 6th of December from 11am till 4pm.

 

RM30

Our heritage trains will be running on both Labour Weekend Sunday and Monday. On Sunday One of our steam locomotives will be hauling the train of two old style wooden carriages and the guards van with open viewing platform. On Monday R.M.30 our standard railcar built in 1938 will be running. This railcar holds the record for the fastest journey between Auckland and Wellington.

C847

Silver Stream Railway will be open on Sunday the 18th of October from 11am till 4pm. One of our steam locomotives will be hauling the train of two old style wooden carriages and the guards van with open viewing platform.

C847

Silver Stream Railway will be open on Sunday the 4th of October from 11am till 4pm. One of our steam locomotives will be hauling the train of two old style wooden carriages and the guards van with open viewing platform.

C847 and PWD531

Dads get half price entry when accompanied by a over 5 year old. We will have the biggest and smallest steam locomotives in our operating fleet in action, C847 hauling our wooden passenger carriages and guards van and PWD531, the smallest hauling the very popular open wagon. Gates open at 11am and trains run regularly during the day, your entry ticket allows you as many rides as you want on either train. The last train will leave at around 3:45pm.