Wa165 is scheduled to start operating again in October. We'll see you all again Labour weekend.

Tickets can be purchased from the i-Site Gisborne Information Centre in Grey Street, apart from Saturday 24th October 1pm and 5pm trips.

***"Steam, Spies and Sabotage" mystery train excursion bookings available from GCVR, ticket price includes a drink with nibbles on departure. Please select your seats after viewing seating plan, attached here.

Please note that half an hour before the designated departure any remaining tickets are sold at the Gisborne Railway Station ticket office where we have EFTPOS, which also is available on the Train.

(At this stage no online booking is available - sorry) 

Please note that excursions are only to Muriwai as the track to Beach Loop is still unuseable due to damage.


Date Departure Time Excursion Type Prices Notes
  Adult Child Family  
 Saturday 24th October 2020 1.00pm Muriwai Sorry train fully  booked

Saturday 24th October

"Steam, Spies & Sabotage" ***

5.00pm Muriwai $50 or  $45 if 6+ in group  Tickets from GCVR

Sunday 25th October

1.00pm Muriwai $35 $15 $80

Saturday 21st November

1.00pm Muriwai $35 $15 $80
Sunday 22nd November 1.00pm Muriwai $35 $15 $80
Sunday 27th December 1.00pm Muriwai $35 $15 $80
Monday 28th December 1.00pm Muriwai $35 $15 $80
Sunday 3rd January 2021 1.00pm Muriwai $35 $15 $80



  • The Charter Dates are not available to the public - please contact us if you would like information about chartering the train for your event.
  • For the Charter prices contact GCVR 
  • Children are to be under 15 years of age (Infants sitting on knee no charge)
  • Family is Two Adults and Two Children
  • Length of Muriwai Excursion Trip - 2 hours approx. with a 30 mins picnic / photo break
  • There is a grass area at Muriwai for a picnic, so bring along your goodies, hot water is available in the Buffet carriage