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The Engine Shed Open Days


Sat 21 Jul 2012, 10:00am–4:00pm
Sun 22 Jul 2012, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: Steam Incorporated, 217 State Highway 1, Paekakariki, Kapiti Coast

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: enquiries13

Come and inspect our workshop and depot during our open weekend. Our locomotive and rolling stock fleet will be on display.

Short train rides available in our yard behind either steam locomotive Ja1271 or heritage diesel locomotive Da1431. Adults $5, child $2.

Some of the major display items include Ka945, the restoration of Ab 608 "Passchedaele", rebuilding project of Da1471, Ja1271, Da1431, ex Zimbabwe Garratt 398 and a large Craven steam crane. Many of our historic carriages will be open for inspection.

Souvenirs, food & beverages available.

Local musician Wayne Mason will be providing some piano interludes.

Our site is located on State Highway One just north of the turnoff to Paekakariki township. By car it is only accessible from the south. If arriving from the north proceed to Paekakariki township to tun around so that you can enter our site from the south.

You can also travel to Paekakariki on one of the regular Kapiti Line Tranz Metro train services.