Public Train Calendar

On selected Sundays and Public Holidays, dozens of Weka Pass Railway volunteers set out to Waipara to operate our trains, for the enjoyment and education of all

Our calendar is subject to change without prior notice. Bookings are strongly recommended for all Public Trains. If not marked as sold out on the Tickets – Bookings page, a limited number of tickets may be available for purchase from our Glenmark Station ticket office or the train crew on the day of travel.


Sunday 2nd May
Public Trains
Sunday 16th May
Public Trains
Sunday 6th June
Queens Birthday Weekend – Public Trains
Saturday 19th June
Mid-Winter Night Train
Sunday 20th June
Public Trains
Sunday 4th July
Public Trains
Sunday 18th July
Public Trains
Sunday 1st August
Public Trains
Sunday 15th August
Public Trains
Sunday 5th September
Public Trains
Sunday 19th September
Public Trains
Sunday 3rd October
Public Trains
Sunday 24th October
Labour Weekend – Public Trains
Sunday 7th November
Public Trains
Sunday 21st November
Public Trains

Public Trains Timetable:

Train 150 Depart GLENMARK – 11:30am
Arrive WAIKARI – 12:15pm
Train 152 Depart GLENMARK – 2:00pm
Arrive WAIKARI – 2:45pm
Train 151 Depart WAIKARI – 1:00pm
Arrive GLENMARK – 1:35pm
Train 153 Depart WAIKARI – 3:10pm
Arrive GLENMARK – 3:45pm
*Afternoon Trains (Trains 152 and 153) may not run on some dates. Please check the Tickets – Bookings page.
Our trains and station facilities can also be privately hired on most days of the year, excluding the Public Train Days outlined above. See our Train Hire page for more information…