“The train will be hauled by one of our coal fired steam locos. It will comprise our fleet of classic red carriages. There is a buffet counter selling sandwiches, sausages, hamburgers, drinks and snacks. You are welcome to bring your own food along.
“There will be 2.5 hours in Whanganui. Optional tours available include a short river cruise on the Waimarie Paddle Steamer, a longer cruise on the river boat Wairua or a city sightseeing tour.
“Return train fare from Kapiti stations Adult $149, Child $109. Also picks up at Paraparaumu, Waikanae, Otaki, Levin, Palmerston North and Feilding.”
The pick-up stop in Waikanae is 7:45 am; return at 8:05 pm.
Steam Inc. website for bookings