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 a train is 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, but are not guaranteed.
Public Train Calendar:
2023 Announced Dates
Sunday 3rd (Xmas Train Special)
Sunday 10th (Xmas Train Special)
Sunday 17th (Xmas Train Special)
Saturday 6th (Twilight Train Special)
Weka Pass Railway operates year round.
More dates are usually announced here 6 months in advance.
Public Trains Timetable:
|UP||Depart GLENMARK – 11:30am
Arrive WAIKARI – 12:15pm
|DOWN||Depart WAIKARI – 1:00pm
Arrive GLENMARK – 1:35pm
|UP||Depart GLENMARK – 2:00pm
Arrive WAIKARI – 2:45pm
|DOWN||Depart WAIKARI – 3:10pm
Arrive GLENMARK – 3:45pm
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…
All of our trains consist of vintage 1930’s passenger carriages and at least one open-air carriage to take in the views.