Goldfields Historic Railway

Open Daily 9am – 3pm.

Wednesday Closures

We will be closed for maintenance on Wednesdays during May, June, July, August and September 2018 – excluding school holidays.

Travel back in time and enjoy a ride on a heritage train with Goldfields Railway.  Journey between Waihi and Waikino at the eastern end of the spectacular Karangahake Gorge.

Experience a section of what used to be known as the East Coast Main Trunk Line which stretched from Auckland to Taneatua south of Te Puke. Enjoy an area rich in history, including historic goldmining which shaped much of this part of the Southern Coromandel.

Stay at Waihi Station

Overnight parking for motorhomes and caravans.

...or stay at TRAXX Accommodation Shunters Cottage.

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Boarding the train at Waihi Station

Enjoy an affordable old fashioned adventure with the whole family!

Timetable & Fares

Waihi Railway Station

Have fun while learning about our rich history and heritage...

Our History

News & Events: Station Attendant Positions Available

We are looking for reliable and competent people to work on a part-time basis selling tickets, answering customer enquiries face to face and by phone and e-mail, recording passenger and train data, and generally “minding the shop” when the railway is operating....

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Our Volunteers

Volunteers are an integral part of Goldfields Railway. The Society was built by volunteers in 1980, and is still being run by volunteers today.

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