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      • Grant received for track maintenance
        • 7 Feb 2018
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • General Our thanks to the Wellington Community Trust for their contribution to our annual track maintenance costs. Every year we replace sleepers and upgrade the track formation to keep our trains operating safely for the enjoyment of our visitors. This contribution has allowed up to purchase new sleepers and ballast to keep our volunteers occupied for the year. 
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      • Grant received for De505
        • 17 Apr 2017
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • Diesel Locomotives Thanks to the Hutt Mana Charitable Trust for a grant which has allowed us to purchase 400lt of engine lubricating oil for De505. read more
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      • Grant received for locomotive overhaul work.
        • 12 Sep 2016
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • General  We just received word of a very generous grant from The Lion Foundation towards the purchase of materials towards the return to service of PWD512 our C class saddle tank loco.
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      • Grant Recieved for Sleepers
        • 31 Mar 2016
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • General We have just received word that the Trillian Trust has granted us sufficient money to purchase turnout sleepers to enable the first turnout to be assembled for the display shed yard track. A big thanks to them for their support.
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      • Hutt Mana Charitable Trust Grant Recieved
        • 28 Mar 2016
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • General A big thanks to the Hutt Mana Charitable Trust for a grant toward the purchase of 84 tons of ballast for use in maintenance work and also the track work associated with the new display shed. 
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      • September Railway Update
        • 23 Nov 2015
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • General A brief rundown of what has been happening around the railway since our last update. For more up to date information and photos see our Facebook page.   read more
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      • Winter Operating Days
        • 3 Jun 2015
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • Sunday Running Commencing in June, Silver Stream Railway will be beginning a new winter time table. From the 7th of June until Labour weekend the railway will be open on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month from 11am till 4pm. read more
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      • News update May2014
        • 20 May 2014
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • General The 4 months that have past since the last report have been very busy, with 2 major events along with several other smaller events  and the preparation that goes into  making sure these days were a success.
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      • Royal Train Anniversary
        • 13 Jan 2014
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • Diesel Locomotives Sunday Running Events 2014 marks 60 years since the last Royal Train ran over the section of line that now makes up Silver Stream Railway. read more
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      • Barclay 1749 visits Wellington Station
        • 13 Oct 2013
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • Steam Locomotives Sunday Running Events As part of the KiwiRail 150th anniversary celebrations, Barclay 1749 (PWD531) paid a visit to Wellington railway station thanks to the generous support of Hammond Crane and Cartage read more
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      • Upper Hutt City Council Grant
        • 1 Oct 2013
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • Steam Locomotives Sunday Running Thanks to the Upper Hutt City Council for there recent grant towards purchase of coal.
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      • Sleepers grant recieved.
        • 1 Oct 2013
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • General Track Thanks to the Hutt Mana Charitable Trust for a generous grant towards the purchase of brand new sleepers for track maintenance work at Silver Stream Railway. This grant will allow us to continue to operate a safe railway for our visitors to enjoy.
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      • Community Award Recieved
        • 21 Aug 2013
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • General Silver Stream Railway Inc. was awarded the runner up certificate and prize at the Upper Hutt ceremony of the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards 2013. Congratulations to all the other winners and runners up.
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      • Historic Turntable Secured.
        • 28 May 2013
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • General Thanks to the support of our members and one of our Facebook likers, we have now purchased the Waitakere 50' Turntable from KiwiRail. Now the hard work starts, we need to raise the five figure sum to move it to Silver Stream and build the foundations for it to sit on. Please download a form if you would like to contribute financially to our Turntable Fund.
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      • News Update April 2013
        • 30 Apr 2013
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • General The past few months has seen a huge amount of outdoor activity due to the almost uninterrupted  fine weather that the region has enjoyed.
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      • Diesel Days.
        • 7 Mar 2013
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • Sunday Running Thanks to all our supporters who have visited over the last 4 week while we have been running our 2 diesel electric locomotives. As from Sunday 7th April we are back to running steam locomotives, but if you are a diesel fan look out for Diesel Days later in the year.   read more
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      • Grant recieved for F139
        • 17 Feb 2013
        • Silver Stream Railway
        • General Thanks to The Lion Foundation, we have recieved a substantial grant toward materials required for the overhaul of F139. We really appreciate their support.
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