Due to the on-going COVID-19 restrictions the following excursions have been CANCELLED:

Gorge Shuttles - SATURDAY 4TH APRIL 2020

Round the Hills by Railcar - SUNDAY 5TH APRIL 2020


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Manawatu Gorge Shuttles - Saturday 4th April 2020

Travel by Vintage Railcar through the scenic Manawatu Gorge.

Woodville to Ashhurst Return

Saturday 4th April, Departing Woodville:

10:00AM, 11:00AM, 12:30PM, 1:30PM, 2:30PM, 3:30PM*

(*Shuttle may run subject to demand) 

Adults      $25.00

Children  $20.00

Family      $80.00 (2A2C)

Infants 2 Years and under FREE if sitting on a knee

Tickets available from:

Tararua I-Site

45 Vogel Street


0800 827 278

$2.00 Booking Fee Applies

Round the Hills by Railcar - Sunday 5th April 2020


Palmerston North:    7:15 AM

Woodville:                   8:00 AM

Pahiatua:                     8:20 AM


Palmerston North:    4:10 PM

Woodville:                   4:55 PM

Pahiatua:                     5:20 PM

Travel by Vintage Railcar 'Round the Hills'

Join the Pahiatua Railcar Society and travel on board Standard Railcar RM31 for a day trip round the hills.  Departing from Palmerston North the journey will take us through the scenic Manawatu Gorge on to the Wairarapa line.  Traveling through the Rimutaka tunnel on our way to Wellington.  From here we head along the Kapiti Coast stopping at Paraparaumu for a two hour stop over where you have the option to partake in a buffet lunch at the 'Blue Train' or visit one of the local cafe's.  Departing Paraparaumu we make our way back to Palmerston North.


Seat only                                                   $160 per person

Seat and 'Blue Train" buffet lunch     $210 per person

To reserve your seat contact:

Pahiatua Railcar Society

06 376 7432


Hurry!! Seats are strictly limited.

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