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Fares and Timetables

Public trains run every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month, every Sunday in January and most public holidays.
Trains will usually be hauled by 1909 built "A" Class "Pacific" steam locomotive number 428, the only one of it's type still operational.

In unforeseen circumstances, for repairs or during exceptional fire risk in summer months, "A428" may be replaced  without prior notice.

Weka Pass Railway info Line
0800 WekaPass
0800 935-272

Running Days open to the public:

Mid Winter Night Train.

  One way Return









  • All Prices $NZ inc. GST
  • Pre-schoolers free
  • An Adult is defined as being aged 16 years or older
  • Family ticket - Constitutes one or both parents and their dependant children up to the age of 15 years
  • Note: Fares may be subject to change without prior notice.
  • Bookings are not normally required for small groups. Simply turn up on the day and buy your tickets from either Glenmark Station (Waipara) or Waikari Station
  • Our train has wheelchair access
Super Gold Card Discount

A 20% discount on the return fare on the 2pm afternoon train ONLY.
The SuperGold card will need to be prsented to the ticket seller at the time of purchase.

Time Table:

Trip 1

Glenmark Depart 11.30am
Waikari Arrive 12.15pm*

Waikari Depart 1:00pm
Glenmark Arrive 1:35pm*

Trip 2
Glenmark Depart 2:00pm
Waikari Arrive 2:45pm*

Waikari Depart 3:10pm
Glenmark Arrive 3:45pm*

* Approximate Arrival times
Note: Glenmark is the name of the station at Waipara

  • A single ticket allows one way travel on one trip
  • A return ticket allows two way travel on the same day on any trip