Gisborne leg of rail line ‘not viable’

RESTORATION of the railway line between Gisborne and Wairoa is no longer under consideration because it would not be viable, a Hawke’s Bay Regional...


The last train: Taken in February 2012, this is thought to be the last excursion train from Napier to Gisborne. The train is stationary for a photo opportunity. A plan for the railway line between Gisborne and Napier to be restored has hit a wall, with early findings of an investigation that says the section from Gisborne to Wairoa is not viable. The investigation is now focusing into the line from Wairoa to Napier. Picture by Mark Peters, Hawke’s Bay
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