Kōrero: Public transport

First suburban electric train

First suburban electric train

This is the inaugural journey, from Christchurch to Lyttelton, of New Zealand’s first suburban electric train in 1929. This service ceased in 1972 and passengers went by bus.

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Reference: The New Zealand Railways Magazine 3, no. 10 (1 May 1934)

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Adrian Humphris, 'Public transport - Trains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22527/first-suburban-electric-train (accessed 13 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Adrian Humphris, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, reviewed & revised 11 Mar 2016