Kingston Flyer

Offer on 'Flyer' declined

Offer on 'Flyer' declined

A New Zealander living in the United States says he offered to buy the Kingston Flyer for $1.25 million with the aim of returning the rusting historic steam train operation to its former commercial glory.

Bid to buy Flyer fails

Bid to buy Flyer fails

A bid for $3.6 million to buy the Kingston Flyer vintage steam train operation had raised $1600 through the PledgeMe website by the attempt's deadline on Friday.

Kingston Flyer owner warns against appeal

Kingston Flyer owner warns against appeal

The owner of the Kingston Flyer is urging the public not to give money to an appeal set up to save the mothballed historic steam train operation.

No sale: Flyer's future again clouded

No sale: Flyer's future again clouded

The historic Kingston Flyer operation will remain laid up indefinitely unless a buyer stumps up the asking price of $2.5 million, owner David Bryce says.

New twist on wedding train

New twist on wedding train

The Kingston Flyer can still surprise as on Saturday the historic steam train hosted its first civil union marriage, in Kingston.

Kingston Flyer no match for runner

Kingston Flyer no match for runner

Defending champion Oska Inkster-Baynes recorded a clear win over both the Kingston Flyer vintage steam train and his closest rival, Daniel Balchin, yesterday.

Flyer steaming off again

Flyer steaming off again

More than 60 passengers climbed aboard the Kingston Flyer on a quiet, wind-chilled Kingston morning yesterday.

Flyer action criticised

Flyer action criticised

Kingston Flyer staff say they were not consulted before the steam train service was suspended on Sunday but were told at a meeting at 3pm on Saturday of the decision to suspend tourist train operations for a month, because of safety concerns.

Wedding bells on Flyer

Wedding bells on Flyer

The Kingston Flyer will host not only its first wedding but its first same-sex wedding in January, during a busy summer schedule of events for the vintage passenger steam train.

Full steam ahead from next month

Full steam ahead from next month

The Kingston Flyer will emerge from its winter hibernation at the end of next month, following maintenance which has given it another 50 years of life.

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