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Operating days

Our next operating days are scheduled for:

  • Sunday 10 July 2022
  • Sunday 14 August 2022
  • Sunday 11 September 2022

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

COVID-19 Protection Framework @ Orange

Update - 2 June 2022

To help keep everyone safe we recommend that visitors of eligible age, staff and contractors be fully vaccinated. There are no limits to the number of people that can be at the railway.

Through the provisions of the COVID-19 Protection Framework we can continue to operate under all restriction levels and keep our visitors and staff safe.

All visitors to the railway:

  • face coverings are recommended for those over 12 when travelling in our trains and indoors.
  • follow hygiene guidelines
  • please stay away if you are sick with cold, flu or COVID-19 symptoms.

Cover for each other - Unite against COVID-19 - New Zealand Government

Entry is $5 per person or $15 for a family, for up to four rides, available for purchase on entry. Please bring cash, as we do not have EFT-POS facilities.

Train rides run on demand and take approximately 15 minutes, workshop tours approximately 30 minutes.

Saturdays are our weekly volunteer day, when we work on restoration projects and general maintenance. We welcome casual visits on our volunteer day.

Our address

247A Parkes Line Road, Maymorn, Upper Hutt.

Train rides in historic multiple unit carriage

Train rides in an historic multiple unit carriage powered by our shunting locomotive are a feature of our operating days - trips depart on demand.

Queue for rides