Our Trains

Dunedin Railways' trains are a combination of heritage and modern carriages. When booking you can request to be seated in a certain type of carriage and although we can not guarantee your request, we will do our absolute best to suit you according to your needs. We have one wheelchair accessible carriage – please enquire about availability when booking. All our carriages have toilet facilities.

Heritage Carriage

Panoramic Carriage

Modern Carriage



All our trains (with the exception of the Silver Fern) are hauled by DJ class which is a diesel electric engine.  Built by Mitsubishi in 1968 and 1969, these locomotives were used by New Zealand Railways. Five of these were purchased by Dunedin Railways in 1992 and a further DJ was purchased in 2009 bringing the total owned locomotives to six.


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