Great New Zealand Railway JourneysBook - 2008
Sit back and enjoy the ride while Graham Hutchins takes you on a journey of discovery around New Zealand. In the style of Michael Palin, Hutchins describes a dozen unique train journeys, accompanied by many superb photographs of New Zealand's incomparable scenery. For tourists, the book will be a personal travelogue, in which the main features of the landscape, as seen from the train, are described as the journey unfolds; for railway enthusiasts, the book will be essential reading, including some little-known historical and technical information, a look at the lines we have lost, and with many exciting new photographs. The railway lines profiled in the book (from south to north) are:The Kingston FlyerThe Taieri Gorge RailwayThe Seasider (Dunedin - Palmerston)The TranzAlpine Express (Christchurch - Greymouth)The Weka Pass Railway (Waipara - Hanmer area)The TranzCoastal (Christchurch - Picton)The Capital Connection (Wellington - Palmerston North)Wellington - Johnsonville Wellington - Wairarapa (Masterton)The Art Deco Express (Paekakariki - Napier)The Overlander (Wellington - Auckland)Auckland - Waitakere
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Exisle, 2008.
Branch Call Number: 919.304 HUT