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Marlborough Flyer

Marlborough Flyer




Departs: See timetable

Arrives: See timetable

Selected dates over the summer.  Short steam hauled nostalgic excursions from Picton to Blenheim and return.  Hauled by Ab608 “Passchendaele”.

The Marlborough Flyer is operated by Steam Incorporated on behalf of the Pounamu Tourism Group.  For all bookings and enquires see Marlborough Flyer website. Or phone (03) 974 1812.  Bookings can also be made at the Picton and Blenheim i-SITES.

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Deco Delights Express



Saturday 17 February 2018

Departs: 6:00am Paekakariki

Arrives: 10:30pm Paekakariki

A great way to experience Art Deco. Ride the rails in heritage carriages and hauled by an immaculately restored diesel locomotive on a special day adventure from the Kapiti Coast to Napier.  Nearly four hours in Napier to sample the Art Deco activities. Diesel hauled.


Mangaweka Express



Saturday 24 March 2018

Departs: 7:40am

Arrives: 8:30pm

Steam hauled excursion from Paekakariki to Taihape and return with a 1 hour stopover in Taihape.  Crosses many high viaducts over deep canyons as we follow the mighty Rangitikei River to Taihape.

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Heartland Flyer



Sunday 13 May 2018

Departs: 9:10am

Arrives: 5:30pm

Steam hauled excursion to Woodville via the Manawatu Gorge on Mothers Day.

Book online, download the booking form or phone 0800 783 264.
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