Around the Block – To Wellington 2019

Date: 27/07/19
Time: 8:15 am - 7:30 pm
Location: Feilding Railway Station





Join us on Saturday the 27th July, on a diesel hauled excursion around the block, from Feilding Wellington of one hour via the Wairarapa and return to Feilding via the Main Trunk.

Our journey starts at Feilding and our first stop is at Palmerston North, then through the magnificent Manawatu Gorge to Woodvile.  At Woodville we are turning on the balloon loop  then out on to the open plains of the Northern Wairarapa.  Watch as the windmill turbines turning lazily in the sun as our vintage carriages turn right at the Woodville railway station and meander of towards Masterton.

Passing the new Fonterra dairy milk plant at Pahiatua we proceed to Eketahuna for a short 10 min stop then its off again to Masterton.

Entering into the Wairarapa we pass Carterton, Greytown with a short stop at Featherston before we enter the famous Rimutaka tunnel through to Upper Hutt.


Emerging at Maymorn we proceed thorough Upper Hutt, Lower Hutt and on into Wellington for a 60 minute stop at the Wellington Railway Station. Then its “All Aboard” as our train speeds pass the Western suburbs of Porirua on to Paraparamu.  A short stop again at Otaki and then we gallop through the Horowhenua and back into the Manawatu to Palmerston North and Feilding.

Our train will be licenced allowing you a glass or wine or beer on the return journey.  No BYO.  We will also have a small range of food for sale on the train as well.


On Train Refreshments

Coffee, tea, hot chocolate $2.00
Flat white (sachet) $2.50
Iced coffee, chocolate $3.00
Bottled water $2.00
Coke, coke zero, sprite, sprite zero $2.00
Ginger beer, Ginger ale $2.00
Juice $2.00

Sandwiches $3.50
Bacon and egg slice $2.50
Pies $3.00
Muffins Chocolate, Blueberry $1.50
Slices Apricot, Apple, Mixed Berry $2.50
Shortbread – Train shaped $2.00
Chippies Ready salted, Salt & vinegar, Chicken $2.00

Beer $5.00
DB Citrus Export (low alcohol)
Export Gold
Tui Pale Ale

RTD $7.00
Gin and Tonic
Woodstock Bourbon and Cola
Vodka Cruiser ice
Vodka Mudshake

Wine $7.00
White: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris
Red: Merlot, Shiraz
Sparkling – Lindaur

When Saturday the 27th July 2019
Depart Feilding 8.15 am
Depart Palmerston North 9.00 am
Woodville 9.45 am – Turn on the balloon  loop
 Arrive Wellington  1.45 pm
Depart Wellington: 4.05 pm
Arrive Palmerston North 6.55 pm
Arrive Feilding 7.25 pm

For additional information Phone  06 3235444  or Email

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If you are unable to book online, drop into the Palmerston North, Woodville, Masterton, Wanganui, Hawera, Stratford’s i-SITEs or Dannevirke, Feilding ‘s Info Centres and they can book you there.  An additional booking fee applies.

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Tickets will be emailed the Friday before the trip.  Make sure your email address is correctly entered.

Once you book you will get an automatic reply.  If you do not get a reply within an hour check your SPAM folder and then rebook.  Your tickets will be Emailed to your email address so ensure it is correctly entered.


Ticket Type Price Spaces
Adult Fare
Boarding at Feilding or Palmerston North railway stations.
Child Fare
Under 15 years old - boarding at Feilding or Palmerston North railway stations

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