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Heritage Railway Project

The Rimutaka Incline Railway Heritage Trust aims to reinstate and operate a world-class heritage railway between Wellington and the Wairarapa. The railway has the potential to be a unique tourist attraction for Wellington and New Zealand, and a major contributor to the regional economy.

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Our next operating days are scheduled for:

  • Sunday 14 August 2022
  • Sunday 11 September 2022
  • Sunday 9 October 2022

We operate trains and workshop tours at Maymorn on the second Sunday of each month, 10am-4pm

The restoration of carriage A 1328 has continued apace over summer, boosted by the donation of a complete set of replacement window lights. Once the windows have been fitted there are just a few key tasks to complete, including fitting a set of seats, further mechanical and commissioning checks. The Trust plans to have the carriage in operation at its regular monthly Operating Days in mid-2022.

Grateful thanks to:

11 February 2022
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