Day out with Thomas Weekend

March 11th & 12th 2017


Join Thomas & FriendsTM to experience a ride on a real steam engine and take part in Thomas-themed activities.

Thomas the Tank Engine will be offering rides in his trucks. His friends Rusty, Terence and Bulgy will be there. Bulgy will be taking passengers on trips around the beautiful local countryside. And of course Sir Topham Hatt, the Fat Controller will be in charge for the day

Face painting, storytelling, bouncy castle and other fun activities will be available free with your GVR Train Ticket.

A wide range of
Thomas & FriendsTM merchandise will be on sale, and refreshments will be available to purchase onsite.

Two trains will be operating 12km trips over the GVR line, departing at 30-minute
 intervals. The first train departs 9.30am with the last train departing 4pm.

The site is open from 9am – 4pm. Scheduled train times are below and you will receive a handout upon entry. Please allow 3 hours for your Day out with Thomas.


Steam Train Ride
Adult $25
Child $10 (2 years to 14 years)
Family $70 (up to 2 adults and 4 children)

Children under 2 years old ride free
Note: Your steam train ticket gives each ticket holder one ride and also includes all children’s entertainment (face painting, bouncy castle, and other activities within the Imagination Station area). With no steam train ticket, Children’s entertainment will be at the marked prices.

Thomas Ride
$5 per person or free upon showing your steam train ticket

Children under 2 years old ride free

Bulgy the Bus Ride
$5 per person 

Children under 2 years old ride free

Face Painting
$5 per person or free upon showing your steam train ticket


Parking is available on-site at Glenbrook Vintage Railway, our parking wardens will be collecting a Gold Coin Donation per vehicle.
Please ensure you park your car at least 30 minutes prior to your train departure time.


Day out with Thomas Train Timetable

Note: Departure times may vary from those shown due to operational requirements

Depart Glenbrook

Return Glenbrook

9.30am 10.25am
10.00am 10.55am
10.30am 11.25am
11.00am 11.55am
11.30am 12.25pm
12.00pm 12.55pm
12.30pm 1.25pm
1.00pm 1.55pm
1.30pm 2.25pm
2.00pm 2.55pm
2.30pm 3.25pm
3.00pm 3.55pm
3.30pm 4.25pm
4.00pm 4.55pm

Thomas the Train

Day Out With Thomas™ Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends™ Based on the Railway Series by The Reverend W. Awdry. ©2016 Gullane (Thomas) ©2016 HIT Entertainment Limited www.thomasandfriends.com/au


PHONE:  09 636 9361 (Weekdays - 9am to 12pm)
                09 236 3546 (operating days)
Email: gvr@gvr.co.nz

Postal Address: PO Box 13684, Onehunga, Auckland, 1643

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