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Ferrymead Railway

Ferrymead Railway is a living railway museum operated by the Canterbury Railway Society Inc. We operate on the site of New Zealand's fisrt railway at Ferrymead Heritage Park in Christchurch with steam, diesel and electric locomotives. We collect, preserve and restore New Zealand railway artifacts and equiment.

Our site is open to the public during normal Ferrymead Heritage Park hours 10am - 4:30pm but the best viewing is on Thursdays and Saturdays. We run trains most Sundays as well as many public holidays.

Collection Type
Historic Site, Technology

Contact Details
Postal address iconPO Box 13-039 Armagh Street Christchurch New Zealand
Web address iconhttp://www.trainweb.org/ferrymeadrail
Email address iconcrspr@ihug.co.nz

Visitor Information
Physical address iconFerrymead Heritage Park 269 Bridle Path Road Christchurch, New Zealand
Hours of operation icon10am - 4:30pm 7 days a week. The best viewing is on Work Days, Thursday and Saturday. Trains run most Sundays and public holidays.
Charges iconViewing our site and train rides are free with admission to Ferrymead Heritage Park.

Railway stations, workshop, signalbox, carriage and locomotive sheds.