Pleasant Point Railway

SOUTH CANTERBURY

Yesterday's History Preserved
  For Tomorrow

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STEAMING DAYS

ADMISSION

ADULT   $12

CHILD    $6

FAMILY  $35

UNDER 3 FREE

all-day tickets

Sunday 25th September

Sunday 25th September

Sunday 9th October

Sunday 23rd October

Monday 24th October

Saturday 5th November

Tuesday 27th December

Wednesday 28th December

 

2023

 

Monday 2nd January

Tuesday 3rd January

10:30am - 4:00pm  Ab699 100 Birthday 

7:00pm  -  9:00pm  Ab699 Night Train

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

10:30am - 4:00pm

10:30am - 4:00pm

RAILCAR GUIDED TOURS

ADIMISSION

ADULT   $15

CHILD    $10

FAMILY  $35

UNDER 3 FREE

Railcar starts 1st October 2022 to 16th October 2022

Railcar starts December 27th 2022 to February 26th 2023

Railcar starts 8th April 2023 to 23rd April 2023

Railcar starts 23rd September 2023 to 8th October 2023

 

Railcar leaves Pleasant Point Railway Station

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

Ab699 100th birthday celebrations
night train 1922-2022

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Both steam trains and the Model T Ford railcar operate on days throughout the year. Some running days are special events including Steam & Crafts at Labour Weekend, Kiwi the Engine and Friends at Easter and the Get to the Point street fair on the first Saturday in November.

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

 
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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.

 

OUR ATTRACTIONS

A small photo collection of our exhibits.

 

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