Glenbrook Vintage Railway

Take a nostalgic 15km STEAM TRAIN RIDE through beautiful rural Franklin countryside to historic Waiuku.

Our Details:

Glenbrook Vintage Railway
Glenbrook Station Road
Ph. 0508 123 487
or 09 236 3546

Operates Sundays & public holidays, late October to early June.

Available every Operating Day subject to operating requirements.

Food - Souvenirs - Books

At the Glenbrook station a large selection of hot and cold food and drinks are available and a range of railway books and souvenirs, including "Thomas the Tank Engine" merchandise for the younger folk, are also for sale.

Steam Train Rides

Steam locomotive hauled trains of restored vintage carriages travel from Glenbrook Station to Fernleigh and return, stopping at the Pukeoware Workshops to allow viewing of other vintage locomotives and equipment. The return journey of 15 km takes approximately 1 hour, including the workshop visit of approximately 10 minutes.

The Waiuku township is within easy walking distance of our Victoria Avenue station, you are welcome to leave the train to visit the township and return on a later train. Note the last train departs the Victoria Avenue station at 4.00 pm.

Hand & Motorised Jigger Rides

Hand and Motor Jigger rides operate after the steam train has departed from the Glenbrook station. The Hand Jigger within the Glenbrook station yard and the Motor Jigger to Morley Rd and return (4km).

GVR Standard Fares

  • Adult Fare $20.00
  • Child Fare (4 to 15 years) $10.00 (child under 4 years - free).
  • Family Pass (2 adults plus up to 4 children) $55.00
  • Group discounts available for parties with 15 or more fare paying passengers (apply on the day).
Standard fares may not apply on special event days, please refer to Special Events for fares on these days.

Bookings are not taken for seat reservations on operating or special event days, please purchase your tickets at Glenbrook Station on the day.

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