To buy the Kingston Flyer assets means money. Lots of money. In order to secure the flyer we’re looking at a serious capital outlay.
Perhaps you can fabricate boilers, or maybe you’re specialties lie in working the end of a BBQ. Thats great. We’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers of all skill types. In registering your interest today, we become better poised in our feasibility study, and our chances of success increase
We look to base ourselves off popular NZ rail heritage excursion groups like Mainline Steam and Steam Inc. adopting a set calendar of excursions as well as ad-hoc excursions. Tying in with the popular Burt Munro, Oyster Festival and Crank Up days. There’s a long way to go yet, but we’re making headway. If you’d like to get involved click here
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There’s no point in lifting a single bolt until we fully understand what we’re in for. Our feasibility study includes every aspect of the Kingston Flyer from acquisition, storage, restoration, and running, to the surrounding community impacts both in Invercargill and Kingston. We're delving into as much detail as we can which will better enable us to Get it, Fix it, and Run it. If you're interested in getting involved, click here and help make this happen.
This is priority number 1. In order to do it once and do it right we need to be in the best position we can be. We won't be doing this job by halves, so we need to know exactly what resources we need to be able to repair it to a high standard.
We're basing ourselves off successful rail charter models like Mainline Steam and Steam Incorporated.