Story: Hawke’s Bay region

Railway line through Hastings, 1976

Railway line through Hastings, 1976

A railway line has run through the centre of Hastings since 1874. The line carried both freight and passenger services until 2001, when the Bay Express was cancelled.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Whites Aviation Collection
Reference: WA-73518
Photograph by Leo Lemuel White

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay region - Transport and infrastructure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 July 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Jul 2015