Rimutaka Incline Railway

Rimutaka Incline Railway

The Rimutaka Incline Railway Heritage Trust aims to reinstate and operate a heritage railway between Wellington and the Wairarapa.


Restoring significant heritage railway vehicles, providing interpretation and a heritage experience for visitors to our railway.

The Trust was formed in 2003 and since then has focused on establishing a base at Maymorn. This work has included building a secure shed to store our rail vehicles. Rail vehicle restoration and track laying. The Trust is now running public open days so that the public can come and see what we're doing.

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George on 14 Jul 2022
Linda on 15 Aug 2020
🚂 Thank you to management and staff for the work yous do and hospitality shown 🚂
Trisha on 10 Sep 2019
We had such a great morning riding the trains and being taken for a tour. The guy operating also let us in even though we forgot cash with us. Amazing work they are doing here!! Will come back again soon (with cash)
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 09 Sep 2018
Didn't have cash on us when we visited, which was a silly oversight, but we were let through anyway and everyone we met was super friendly and we learnt heaps. Thanks for the awesome experience!
Rob Prest
Rob Prest on 11 Mar 2018
You guys are doing amazing work - would love to see the vision come to life!

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