Open Queens Birthday Weekend
Our long awaited return to operation is this coming Queens Birthday Weekend Sunday and Monday, with steam train rides behind our 101 year old Barclay steam locomotive, which will be…
We are open to the public for train rides 1st and 3rd Sunday and selected public holidays for most of the year except June, July, August and December when the railway is open on the first Sunday of these months often with a steam locomotive in service, supplemented by diesel locomotive or railcar.
Trains operate over a 1.5km section of restored track that was originally part of the Wellington to Upper Hutt main line.Return trips take approx.15 minutes return and run on demand through out the day.
OPEN 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month and selected public holidays, 11am to 4pm, all weather.
For entry to Silver Stream Railway and a all day ticket to ride on our train as many times as you like:
Children under 2: Free
Children under 5: $4
Children 14 and under: $8
Families (2 adults, 2 children): $42
We have EFTPOS and credit card (Visa and Master card) facilities.
Picnic facilities are available at our station and there is a shop where refreshments including drinks and ice creams along with a range of souvenirs can be purchased. Eftpos is available M. The Workshop and Engine Shed is not open for viewing on regular operating days due to it being a workshop environment unsuitable for visitors.
On special event days ( Children’s Day, Father’s Day and our Santa Special) held throughout the year we open the workshop for viewing our latest projects and the locomotives not currently operating.
For more information on how to get to us by public transport visit: www.metlink.org.nz
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Reynolds Bach Dr
(off Eastern Hutt Road)
Silverstream, Upper Hutt