We aim to keep this timetable updated and current at all times.

Please Note: A scheduled shut down for maintenance in August is no longer required as works were able to be completed during the extended close down for the bridge construction.

Poor Weather

The timetable will be as per normal however, if on days there is poor weather conditions and no passengers, we may elect to not run the train – please ring the station if the weather is poor to confirm if the train is running.

Every Weekend, School Holidays and Public Holidays:

  • Departs from WAIHI:                10am     11:45am     1:45pm
  • Departs from WAIKINO:           11am       1:00pm     2:30pm

School Term

During the school term we run one train daily between Monday to Friday which is subject to viable numbers - please ring the station on 07 863 9020 to advise how many passengers plan to use the train.

  • Departs from WAIHI:             11:45am
  • Departs from WAIKINO:          1:00pm

2015 School Term Dates

  • Term 1: Mon 2 February to Thu 2 April
  • Term 2: Mon 20 April to Fri 3 July
  • Term 3: Mon 20 July to Fri 25 September
  • Term 4: Mon 12 October to Wed 16 December

Group Bookings

Group Bookings of 20 or more are welcome to use our full timetable set up for Weekends, School Holidays and Public Holidays during the school term with prior arrangement - please ring the station on 07 863 9020 to enquire.

Please Note:

  • Times are subject to change without notice.
  • The trains between Waihi and Waikino take 30 minutes to cover the 6.5km journey.
  • Tickets, souvenirs and light refreshments available at Waihi Station.
  • Morning tea, lunch and refreshments available at Waikino Station.
  • All enquiries please phone Waihi Station (07) 863 9020.
  • Special bookings can be made for groups of 20 plus

Our train service operates entirely on voluntary staff.

See Fares

So the contractors working on the bridge can finish their work we will be closed on the 24th June 2015.