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Railways of the Buller


Mon 3 Oct 2011, 9:30am–5:00pm
Tue 4 Oct 2011, 9:30am–5:00pm
Wed 5 Oct 2011, 9:30am–5:00pm
Thu 6 Oct 2011, 9:30am–5:00pm
Fri 7 Oct 2011, 9:30am–5:00pm

Where: Sue Thomson Casey Memorial Library, 87-89 Palmerston Street, Westport, Buller

Restrictions: All Ages

Experience the rich history of railways in the Buller from the early 1860s to present when nostalgia brings old trains and railway lines back to life. Watch some early video footage of trains working on the West Coast inclusive a 1941 movie of the opening of the Westport Inangahua Railway. Enjoy photos and stories, watch some of the old movies and discover historic railway equipment including even a golden spike!

This unique display has been compiled by Westport Genealogy & History group, Railway Preservation Society and several private railway enthusiasts.