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The commuter capital

The commuter capital

Wellington has been dubbed ‘the commuter capital’ because of the high number of people who take public transport to work. At Wellington Railway Station commuters spill from an electric unit in the morning rush hour.

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Adrian Humphris, 'Public transport - Trains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/22523/the-commuter-capital (accessed 21 February 2020)

Story by Adrian Humphris, published 11 Mar 2010, reviewed & revised 11 Mar 2016