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2 edition of Time-table for the New Zealand Government Railways, on and after 5th November, 1939. found in the catalog.

Time-table for the New Zealand Government Railways, on and after 5th November, 1939.

New Zealand Government Railways.

Time-table for the New Zealand Government Railways, on and after 5th November, 1939.

by New Zealand Government Railways.

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Published by NZGR in Wellington .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL20819092M

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Time-table for the New Zealand Government Railways, on and after 5th November, 1939 by New Zealand Government Railways. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Forward to The Colonial Government ›. New Zealand railways to being an adaptation of three articles contributed to the Railway magazine (England) in December and January and February Auckland: New Time-table for the New Zealand Government Railways Railway and Locomotive Society,p.

Back. Events In History. 25 October End of the line for steam railways. The Christchurch–Dunedin overnight express, headed by a JA-class locomotive, ran the last scheduled steam-hauled service on New Zealand Railways (NZR), bringing to an end years of.

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The immaculately restored ton Ks from Paekakariki and the greyhound-like ton Ja from Auckland's Glenbrook Vintage Railway work a spectacular double header down New Zealand's North.

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