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 6th December
Christmas Specials
Two Return Trips
Sold Out Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Sunday 13th December
Christmas Specials
One Return Trip
Book Now Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
Sunday 20th December
Christmas Specials
Two Return Trips
Sold Out Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Sunday 3rd January 2021
Public Trains
Two Return Trips
Book Now Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Waikari
1:00 pm
3:10 pm
Saturday 16th January
Summer Twilight Special
One Return Trip – Special Fares Apply
Bookings open ~1 month in advance Depart Glenmark
TBC
Depart Waikari
TBC
Sunday 17th January
Public Trains
Two Return Trips
Book Now Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Waikari
1:00 pm
3:10 pm
Sunday 7th February – Waitangi Weekend
Public Trains
Two Return Trips
Bookings open ~1 month in advance Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Waikari
1:00 pm
3:10 pm
Sunday 21st February
Public Trains
Two Return Trips
Bookings open ~1 month in advance Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Waikari
1:00 pm
3:10 pm
Sunday 7th March
Public Trains
Two Return Trips
Bookings open ~1 month in advance Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Waikari
1:00 pm
3:10 pm
Sunday 21st March
Public Trains
Two Return Trips
Bookings open ~1 month in advance Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Waikari
1:00 pm
3:10 pm
Sunday 4th April
‘Cottontail Express’ Easter Specials
Two Return Trips
Bookings open ~1 month in advance Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Waikari
1:00 pm
3:10 pm
Monday 5th April
‘Cottontail Express’ Easter Specials
Two Return Trips
Bookings open ~1 month in advance Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Waikari
1:00 pm
3:10 pm
Sunday 18th April
Public Trains
Two Return Trips
Bookings open ~1 month in advance Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Waikari
1:00 pm
3:10 pm
Sunday 2nd May
Public Trains
Two Return Trips
Bookings open ~1 month in advance Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Waikari
1:00 pm
3:10 pm
Sunday 16th May
Public Trains
Two Return Trips
Bookings open ~1 month in advance Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Waikari
1:00 pm
3:10 pm
Sunday 6th June
Public Trains
Two Return Trips
Bookings open ~1 month in advance Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Waikari
1:00 pm
3:10 pm
Saturday 19th June
Mid-Winter Night Train
One Return Trip – Special Fares Apply
Bookings open ~1 month in advance Depart Glenmark
TBC
Depart Waikari
TBC
Sunday 20th June
Public Trains
Two Return Trips
Bookings open ~1 month in advance Depart Glenmark
11:30 am
2:00 pm
Depart Waikari
1:00 pm
3:10 pm
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…