Unfortunately the Art Deco Trust have now been advised by the train operator Mainline Steams, that it has had to cancel the running of its steam train and period carriages for operational reasons.
Make your visit to the Napier Art Deco Festival a memorable experience travelling to and from the celebrations in true art deco style. Travel from Plimmerton to Napier and return in comfort in air conditioned carriages behind Mainline Steams JB1236 locomotive. Join the train at Plimmerton, Paraparaumu, Otaki, Levin, Palmerston North, Dannevirke, and Waipukurau. There are options for everyone including either return or one way tickets. The train also features a buffet carriage selling food and drinks. Please note Plimmerton to Palmerston North sections both ways will be diesel hauled.
Fri 21 Feb, departing Plimmerton 5:30am arriving Napier approx. 1:15pm
Sun 23 Feb, departing Napier 3:30pm arriving Plimmerton 10:45pm
Additional stops on Friday at
Paraparaumu at 6:15am
Otaki at 6:48am
Levin at 7:15am
Palmerston North 8:00am
Dannevirke at 9:45am
Waipukurau at 11:30am
Additional stops on Sunday at
Waipukurau at 5:00pm
Dannevirke at 6:15pm
Palmerston North at 8:00pm
Levin at 9:00pm
Otaki at 9:35pm
Paraparaumu at 10:15pm
Return discounts - Select your seats for both ways and apply your Return discount at Checkout.
Departure and arrival times will be endeavoured to be met but sometimes delays could occur.
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Please note that credit card payments will be made to Art Deco Trust, contact number (06) 835 0022