Pioneer Express Train

No visit to the Taranaki Pioneer Village would be complete without taking a ride on the ‘Pioneer Express’ train. A popular way to view the complex it encircles the property.

The Pioneer Express was built by a local engineer based on a Barclay shunting engine which would be similar to those used in Stratford in the 1920’s.

It circuits the village on a 24” gauge railway. The ‘Express’ can carry 20 children and departs from the refurbished Opunake L19251 Railway Station.