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New Zealand"s first railway

Palmer, A. N.

New Zealand"s first railway

Dun Mountain Railway, Nelson, 1862-1872

by Palmer, A. N.

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Published by New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A.N. Palmer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/11670
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1140418M
LC Control Number94109550

A beginner's guide to train travel in New Zealand, with Kiwi Rail Tranz-Scenic train timetalbles, fares, practical train information and accounts of the journeys with photos, including Wellington to Picton, Blenheim, Kaikoura & Christchurch on the Interislander Ferry & "Coastal Pacific" (previously TranzCoastal) train, and bus connections for Queenstown, Dunedin and Invercargill. The Interislander ferry is the longest running Cook Strait ferry service in New Zealand. Interislander sails between Wellington (North Island) and Picton (South Island). Our Interislander ferry is known as one of the most beautiful ferry journeys in the world and one of New Zealand's most iconic tourism experiences.

The authors of the new book 'The Railways of New Zealand' introduce themselves. When I was 9 my parents bought me my first items of model railway equipment by Marklin, a West German brand, thus began my interest in German and European railways which for some years overtook my interest in NZR. ISBN: Second Printing. pp. Index. Color and b/w photos and illustrations. French flap fold covers.

It's easy to get around in New Zealand. tnz-accommodation. Options available to suit all budgets and travel styles. Hire a vehicle, hop on a bus or a flight or take a scenic train ride, getting around New Zealand is easy. tnz-money-currency. Currency and costs. Find out what travel costs in New Zealand to help you plan your trip. Building the railways. Most of New Zealand’s early European settlements were on the coast. Inland travel was difficult because of the mountains, forests and swamps, so most people used sea and river transport, or walked. The first railway lines were built in the South Island in the s. From , the government worked to develop railways.


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