Sunday Running

We are pleased to announce our next event will be a Father's Day Special on, yes you guessed it Father's Day the 7th September.

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Your chance to get up close to a real live steam locomotive this coming Queens Birthday Weekend Sunday and Monday.


Train rides for all the family behind our vintage diesel electric locomotive De505 built in 1952.


Your chance to get up close to a real live large steam locomotive.

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To help celebrate national Children's Day on the 2nd of March we are offering free entry for all children under 15 when accompanied by a fare paying adult from 11am till 4pm.

Royal Train Anniversary Special

2014 marks 60 years since the last Royal Train ran over the section of line that now makes up Silver Stream Railway.

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This coming Wellington Anniversary Weekend , Silver Stream Railway will be running both Sunday and Monday.

De508 and 505

2014 marks 60 years since the passage of the last royal train carrying Queen Elizabeth II in January 1954.

We are closed on both the 22nd and 29th of December with the first operating day a Big Steam Sunday on the 5th of January 2014.


As part of the KiwiRail 150th anniversary celebrations, Barclay 1749 (PWD531) paid a visit to Wellington railway station thanks to the generous support of Hammond Crane and Cartage