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Operating days

Our next operating days are scheduled for:

  • Sunday 13 February 2022
  • Sunday 13 March 2022
  • Sunday 10 April 2022
  • Sunday 8 May 2022

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

COVID-19 Protection Framework @ Orange

Update - 3 December 2021

To help keep everyone safe, from Friday 3 December 2021 we will require all visitors (12 years and older, except those with an official exemption), staff and contractors to be fully vaccinated and have a valid My Vaccine Pass.

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:

  • please present your My Vaccine Pass for checking on arrival, either on your phone or printed out
  • please also scan in or provide contact details on arriving
  • face coverings are required for those over 12 on our trains, inside our buildings and recommended outside
  • maintain 2m distancing from people other than friends and family
  • 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