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Weka Pass railway

Weka Pass railway

A restored steam engine travels along the Weka Pass railway. After the Waiau branch railway line closed in 1978, there were plans to develop a section of the line for tourists. The Weka Pass railway now runs from Waipara through the scenic Weka Pass to Waikari.

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Weka Pass Railway
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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - Amuri district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 June 2024)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015