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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

2023

     

Sunday 24th September

Sunday 1st October

Sunday 22nd October

Monday 23rd October

Saturday 4th November

Wednesday 27th December

Thursday 28th December

 

 

 

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

11:00am - 3:00pm

10:30am - 4:00pm Craft Festival

10:30am - 4:00pm Craft Festival

10:30am - 4:00pm Get to the Point

10:30am - 4:00pm

10:30am - 4:00pm

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

ADIMISSION

ADULT   $18

CHILD    $10

FAMILY  $50

UNDER 3 FREE

Railcar starts on September 23rd, 2023 to October 8th, 2023

Railcar starts on December 27th, 2022 to February 25th, 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

Ab699 100th birthday celebrations
night train 1922-2022

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

Afghan St,

Pleasant Point

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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