Story: Railways

The Overlander

The Overlander

The Overlander crosses the Hāpuawhenua viaduct, north of Ohakune, on its way between Auckland and Wellington. The 414-metre-long viaduct opened on the main trunk line in 1987, replacing the original steel one.

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Neill Atkinson, 'Railways - Main trunk lines', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/21385/the-overlander (accessed 19 August 2019)

Story by Neill Atkinson, published 11 Mar 2010, reviewed & revised 11 Mar 2016