Kingston Flyer

New push for funding to buy train

A campaign by the Southern F Locomotive Trust to buy the Kingston Flyer will be making a new push to raise funds to secure the vintage steam train.

Dunedin support for 'Flyer' campaign

Dunedin support for 'Flyer' campaign

An Invercargill-based campaign to save a piece of New Zealand history gained support in Dunedin this week.

Kingston Flyer cleared for film role despite receivership

Kingston Flyer cleared for film role despite receivership

The historic Kingston Flyer steam train will co-star today in the major Bollywood feature film being shot in the Wakatipu, the film company and receiver confirmed yesterday.

Flyer gains support from UK

Flyer gains support from UK

The plight of the Kingston Flyer train has sent ripples as far away as the UK, where railway enthusiasts have expressed their concern and willingness to support the train.

Dispute over Kingston Flyer assets

Dispute over Kingston Flyer assets

A legal battle has erupted over who owns assets associated with the Kingston Flyer historic steam train.

No bid from Invercargill

No bid from Invercargill

The Southern F Locomotive Trust, of Invercargill, is not tendering to buy the historic Kingston Flyer steam train business, saying there are too many "grey areas" surrounding the assets for sale.

Unexpected catch in Kingston Flyer portfolio sale

Unexpected catch in Kingston Flyer portfolio sale

Any new owner of the Kingston Flyer could find themselves unable to operate it as such, as the name is subject to a trademark agreement.

Invercargill trust eyes Flyer

Invercargill trust eyes Flyer

An Invercargill-based charitable trust wants to buy the Kingston Flyer.

Trust knocking on doors

Trust knocking on doors

The Invercargill-based charitable trust battling to save the historic Kingston Flyer will be fundraising in Queenstown and Glenorchy from today until January 2.

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