The Blue Train Experience
Nestled in a little corner of the Kāpiti Coast – a 1952 Railway Carriage; a piece of Wellington’s Johnsonville Line rail history. Refurbished in Art Deco style to capture the atmosphere of yesteryear.
Private functions for up to 20 guests. Come to the Blue Train for your special occasions –Birthdays, Anniversaries, Weddings, Graduations, Christmas and mid-winter Christmas, Themed nights or just a big Family get together.
Menus can be designed to meet your specific needs or you can choose from our carefully selected menus. This includes menus which reflect those enjoyed on some of the great train journeys of the world. We operate a fully licensed Bar and can accommodate BYO. We can organise to have your party collected by private bus hire and returned at the end of your function. In addition we can arrange for musicians to compliment your function.
Meet Chris Evans
Blue Train is owned and run by Chris Evans who has passion for days gone by; classic cars, cocktails, good food, good wine and good company.
Chris has had over 30 magical years in the hospitality profession, this commenced in London’s’ Restaurants, Hotels and Theatres. Chris expanded his experiences seeking adventure in Europe, the USA and Asia prior to moving to New Zealand.
Previous experience in London hotels , restaurants and casinos including:
- Royal Lancaster
- Palm Beach casino
- Lord Mayors residence in the City of London
- The Guildhall
- The Dorchester
- The Royal Garden hotel Kensington
- Chicken Shed Theatre
With a passion for good food and wine along with style and an enjoyment for life, he is a great believer that the best ingredients for a great night is, the range of personalities the guests bring to the event.
Travelled throughout Europe , Asia and America and Oceana.
Malt whisky lover, Classic car lover, Football fan and ex player for London hotels and now attempting the game of golf to shocked onlookers.
Jazz enthusiast and adventurer.
Chris is committed to making your “Blue Train” experience a memorable one.