Kōrero: West Coast places

TranzAlpine railway

TranzAlpine railway

The TranzAlpine train journey from Christchurch to Greymouth takes four-and-a-half hours, and is one of the most spectacular rail journeys in New Zealand. It travels from the dry Canterbury Plains, through the mountains to Arthur’s Pass and the Ōtira tunnel, and then though rain forest on the West Coast. This view shows the train passing Lake Brunner (Moana), beyond which is the Taramakau valley, with the snow-covered Hohonu Range in the background.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi


This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'West Coast places - Taramakau valley', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21012/tranzalpine-railway (accessed 17 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan