Trips and Events

In addition to our Steam Train Experience and First Class Experience between Glenbrook and Waiuku, we also host Special Events and operate Trips & Tours by rail!

Events


At the Glenbrook Vintage Railway we host special events including the Day Out with Thomas and the Counties Power Christms Lights - Trains at Night. These family events are extremely popular and provide cherished memories for years to come. We're always reviewing and refreshing our event calendar. New and upcoming events will be posted on this website and on our Facebook page Glenbrook Vintage Railway - make sure to follow us for the latest updates!

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Trips & Tours


We have the ability to operate our private heritage train over most of the New Zealand National Rail Network. Our Rail Trips and Tours team have over 60 years of experience running Rail Tours in New Zealand and around the world - no-one else knows Rail Touring like we do! See more, do more, and relax on one of our guided Rail Tours.

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Charter a Train


With our fleet of heritage locomotives and carriages, we can carry anywhere from 20 to 350+ people at once. Options include trips along our 7.5km private railway line or over most parts of the New Zealand National Rail Network. This is a fully tailored experience to add a unique flair to your function, conference, tour, or event.

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Upcoming Trips and Events

The Grand North Island Rail Tour

The Grand North Island Rail Tour

12 October 2020

Travel the length of the North Island Main Trunk Railway while enjoing relaxing rail travel, unique scenery and great company on this guided tour

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The King Country Express

The King Country Express

14 October 2020

Relax and enjoy a leisurely day out in convivial company travelling on your very own exclusive heritage train to the heart of the King Country

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Counties Power Christmas Lights - Trains at Night

Counties Power Christmas Lights - Trains at Night

11-13 and 17-22 December 2020

Celebrate christmas with lights, cheer, trains, and a visit from Santa! Sponsored by Counties Power.

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Day Out With Thomas

Day Out With Thomas

13-14 March 2021

Experience New Zealand's only Day Out with Thomas - featuring The Fat Controller

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