Building The Keirunga Park Railway

With the society being founded in 1986, and the track opening in 1992, there were over 26,000 man hours of labour by a group of dedicated individuals. These people gave up birthdays, weddings and some would say their sanity, to reach a common goal, to bring the hobby of model engineering to the Hawkes Bay.

The Story of the Building of the KPR

For our 20th birthday in 2012, John Romanes (1 of 7 founding members) wrote an eye opening account of the immense effort it took to build the facilities. Have a read!