Glenbrook Vintage Railway Crisis Appeal

Please donate and help support our recovery and our future!

Thanks to over 600 generous donors, we have raised over $80,000 to support us through the immediate effects of COVID-19.

With your support we will re-open again in September, and we are planning exciting new tours, experiences, and events.

We are proud to be your railway, and we will support the community by committing to restart our trains. It's time for everyone to Unite For The Recovery and Support Local, so we at GVR are working with local businesses and organisations to help you see and support New Zealand aboard our train. Stay tuned to hear about our new and experiences on the national rail network.

Our steam trains on the Glenbrook Vintage Railway will also return, including the Counties Power Christmas Lights - Trains at Night. Stay tuned for details of our re-opening and a special celebration coming soon.

With our re-opening planned for September, we are deep into our essential maintenance programme. This includes inspecting and repairing our carriages, our annual maintenance and certification of steam locomotive Ww 480, and some heavy track replacement and repairs.

Your generous donations have bought us time, and with us gearing up to re-open again in September, we still need your support.

Please donate and help support our recovery and our future!

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Donate now to help support our recovery and our future!

I want to donate by:

Internet Banking

Please deposit funds into the Glenbrook Vintage Railway Charitable Trust Board Appeal Account


Particulars: Crisis Appeal
Code: Your First Name
Reference: Your Last Name

Recurring donations can also be made to this account with receipts given as per your chosen preference.


Please make cheques payable to:
Glenbrook Vintage Railway Charitable Trust Board

And mail to:

Crisis Appeal
c/o Glenbrook Vintage Railway
PO Box 454
Waiuku 2341

The Glenbrook Vintage Railway Charitable Trust Board is a Registered Charity under the Charities Act 2005 (CC10348).
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