About GCVR


Our History

The original building (1897), operation (from 1898), retirement (1959) and rebuilding (starting 1985) of Wa165.

Our Fleet

A close look at the locomotives and carriages operated by GCVR.

Our Volunteers

Find out more about the volunteers (from numerous backgrounds) who keep GCVR operating.

Our Sponsors

Sponsorship is vital to keeping GCVR operating. We cannot thank these people and organisations enough.

Our Products

Wa165 & GCVR Memorabilia.


Tickets can be purchased from the i-Site Gisborne Information Centre in Grey Street (Ph: 06 868 6139). Any remaining tickets will be available for sale at the Gisborne Railway Station 30 minutes before departure.

Boarding the Train

The train leaves from the Gisborne Railway Station. Please arrive 15 minutes before the departure time shown.

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