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Pleasant Point Railway

SOUTH CANTERBURY

Yesterday's History Preserved
  For Tomorrow

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STEAMING DAYS

ADMISSION

ADULT   $14

CHILD    $7

FAMILY  $40

UNDER 3 FREE

all-day tickets

No dogs allowed

2024

Sunday 30th June

Sunday 14th July

Sunday 22nd September

Sunday 6th October

 

11:00am - 3:00pm Matariki

11:00am - 3:00pm

11:00am - 3:00pm South Canterbury Anniversary

11:00am - 3:00pm

The train leaves Pleasant Point:
10:30 am, 11:00 am, 11:30 am, 12 noon, 1:00 pm, 1:30 pm,
2:00 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:00 pm, 3:30 pm, & 4:00 pm

RAILCAR GUIDED TOURS

Running Daily until 28th april 2024

ADIMISSION

ADULT   $18

CHILD    $10

FAMILY  $50

UNDER 3 FREE

No dogs allowed

Railcar running between:

September 28th, 2024 to October 13th, 2024

Railcar leaves Pleasant Point Railway Station

At 11 am,12noon, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm

Rail Car running days
Running days
Steaming running days

Pleasant Point steam train drawing people from far and wide

ABOUT US
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ABOUT US

In 1967, New Zealand Government Railways announced the Fairlie branch line was to close, after 93 years of service to Pleasant Point and 84 years of service to the Mackenzie Country, the Fairlie Flyer was no more. The line had been losing $43,000 a year and like many other lines around the country, could not compete against road transport.

In 1970 the locals of Pleasant Point got together to preserve history for future generations. forming the Pleasant Point Railway and Historical Society. Since then we have collected much local and railway history that is on display for all to see on our opendays.  Nowadays we have become a multi-award-winning, world-renowned attraction.

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STEAMING DAYS

Both steam trains and the Model T Ford railcar operate between, the stations museum's on days throughout the year. Including some special event running days Steam & Crafts at Labour Weekend, Kiwi the Engine and Friends at Easter as well as Get to the Point street fair on the first Saturday in November. Steam Train running day timetable.

RAILCAR GUIDED TOURS

At times Model T Ford railcar runs on its own, with the driver giving a special 45-minute conducted tour around our 2 sites. Railcar-only days are listed separately from the steam train running days. Railcar running day timetable.

OUR ATTRACTIONS

OUR ATTRACTIONS

A small photo collection of our exhibits.

CONTACT

FIND US

16 Afghan St,

Pleasant Point,

7903,

South Canterbury,

New Zealand


Tel: (+64) 3 614 8323

Non Operating (working bee)
Opening Hours:

Sat   9:00-4:00
Wen 9:00-4:00

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