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Little River Rail Station

State Highway 75, Christchurch To Akaroa Road, Little River | State Highway 75, Little River, New Zealand
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Interesting and convenient stop-off point

This old railway station provides an excellent point to get out and stretch your legs. We were... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
ArryAwk
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Abandoned railway station

This rail station in the small town of Little River is now a crafts store with a showcase of the... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Leon L
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Vestal, New York
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“old railway” (2 reviews)
“local crafts” (2 reviews)
“artifacts” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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State Highway 75, Christchurch To Akaroa Road, Little River | State Highway 75, Little River, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This old railway station provides an excellent point to get out and stretch your legs. We were driving from Christchurch to Akaroa (which incidentally has some of the most beautiful scenery I think I've ever seen) and stopped here to have a look around. There...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This rail station in the small town of Little River is now a crafts store with a showcase of the old train. It has little to offer but is an ideal stopever betweeen Christchurch and Akaroa.

Thank Leon L
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This local craft place is a good place for local information and crafts. They sell lovely fudge and jams made locally and some very quirky crafts. The building and history is well worth a visit.

Thank Yasmeen C
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Had some time to kill, great collection of NZ collectibles, great to see the station being used and preserved, lots to see, nice little local eats as well

Thank jandbatkins
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Small rail station that doubles as a local craft store, that's about it,Has a tiny museum with not much in it,Could be a real asset if promoted and was more railway museum than craft store

Thank didee62
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We love calling in to the Little River Rail Station. It is a good place to stretch ones legs and to have a look at local arts and crafts. Toilets are always clean and the staff are friendly.

Thank Sonya W
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Railroad buffs will have a fun time perusing the railroading artifacts collected and on display here. Visitors will find memories of railroading as it used to be here and in other places. Most of the history displayed will evoke the past glory of what railroading...More

1  Thank TNBOY
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Didn't realise this little station existed, til we stumbled upon it wandering around Little River. Very cute and interesting. Easy to find and takes no time to enjoy.

Thank Bernadette M
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

If you're stopping in Little River you have to pop into the Rail Station. Now a craft store selling local crafts but has a museum attached. You need to check it out.

Thank Shane g
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Good little place for a bit of railway nostalgia and for somewhere for the kids to have a walk around. Not a place worth a long trip to but certainly worth a look if passing

Thank Hartshay
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