Weddings & Functions

Sunday 2nd June 2024 ((From 11:00am ’til 4:00pm))

Weddings & Functions Hire Costs

Function Room charge includes the cost of the $100 bond deposit. You will be refunded this amount if the room is left in the state it was found in.

Railway price is the starting price based on Vulcan Railcar RM50 with no extras, steam locomotive charges start at $400.

Weddings in our Historic Church

Nestled among the other village buildings is our historic church, of the former small Mid-Canterbury township of Waterton - perfect for adding that heritage flavour to your special day, and for adding that touch of days gone by to your wedding photos or other event. See our 'Contact Us' page for our contact details, and get in touch with queries.

Function Room

The function room at The Plains Railway & Historical Museum is a true multi-purpose room. It's used for Weddings, birthday parties, christmas functions, Funerals, meetings - Full Day Hire $500 with bond of $200, half day hire and Meeting rates are available on request. The Function Room has its own kitchen facilities (Hot Water Unit, Oven, Microwave, Fridge/Freezer, Sanitiser Unit, Plates and Cutlery, tables, chairs and is completed with an air conditioning system. The large grassed carpark area adjacent to the function makes for easy access for disabled persons. See our Contact Us page for our contact details so you can arrange to view this room.

Train Hire

Our Loco Fleet (K88, Ja1260, A64 and Railcar RM50) are available for hire for your event. Whether it be a special birthday, Wedding - guests can enjoy a ride as part of that special day. Looking for a Loco to be a static as a backdrop in photos? For a small fee, this too can be arranged for any event. Enquire today!

You can find us at 20 Maronan Road, Tinwald, Ashburton, which is beside the Tinwald Domain, where there is plenty of parking available.

You can also type ‘The Plains Vintage Railway’ into your phone map app or click here for directions.

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