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New Book Release

THE KAIKOURA JOB REBUILDING KIWIRAIL’S MAIN NORTH LINE Available in November   The magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck the Kaikoura region on 14 November 2016 caused the most devastation to the rail and highway network known in New Zealand in modern times. The transport corridor along the Kaikoura coast was largely destroyed. To rebuild this… Read more »

Latest Book Release

Railway Houses of New Zealand Bruce Shalders The previously untold story of New Zealand’s iconic railway houses, of which more than 3,700 are dotted around the New Zealand Landscape. As New Zealand Railways pushed the rail network about New Zealand, opening up new country for development. a challenge presented itself to house railwaymen in country… Read more »

The Silverstream Site Photos.

The building is expected to be finished on 15th December 2003. That is, the shell will be finished. The rail tracks are sitting in front of it and the Ransomes and Rapier crane will, we hope, lift them into position so that our W&M carriage can be housed when it arrives. 5th December 2003 and… Read more »