Mainline Steam Vintage Weekend Whanganui
20 January and 21 January 2018
Join Mainline Steam on this rail adventure to the Vintage Weekend in Whanganui to experience all the fun of this festival weekend.
Steam locomotive Jb1236 will take us from Plimmerton to Whanganui and return. Ride in our immaculately restored fleet of AO carriages with large viewing windows, air conditioning, heating and modern comfortable seating. Relax in comfort and enjoy the views as we travel up the Kapiti Coast into the Manawatu and Whanganui regions. Our buffet car will have food and drinks available. Please note that EFTPOS is not available on this train. All transactions are cash only.
Passenger pickup and drop offs at Paraparaumu, Otaki, Levin and Palmerston North.
We have secured a limited number of rooms at The Grand in Whanganui for accommodation on Saturday night or feel free to make your own arrangements.
To book a return trip to Whanganui from Plimmerton please go to this Eventfinda link.
For more information follow this link or call 04 233 8131.
We expect to arrive in Whanganui around midday Saturday and once in Whanganui we will be using the train to run short trips to East Town and Kai-iwi on Saturday afternoon and Sunday.
Tickets for the Whanganui shuttle trips can be purchased separately by clicking on this Eventfinda link.
Departure on Sunday for our return trip home is planned for 3.30pm.
Fares to Whanganui and return: Train Only
Depart Plimmerton or Paraparaumu
Adult - $120
Child - $60
Depart Otaki or Levin
Adult - $100
Child - $50
Depart Palmerston North
Adult - $75
Child - $35
Accommodation at The Grand Whanganui 1 x Double Room - $120
Please be at your chosen departure station at least 15 minutes before the timetabled departure time.
Saturday 20/01/18 Sunday 21/01/18
Plimmerton: Depart 7:35am Arrive 08:30pm
Paraparaumu: Depart 8:20am Arrive 07:25pm
Otaki: Depart 8:45am Arrive 06:50pm
Levin: Depart 9:10am Arrive 06:30pm
Palmerston North: Depart 10:25am Arrive 05:20pm