Re: Mystery Photo Tuesday - John Wallers


Bruce
 

Hi,
I tend to agree it is Sarawia St as well.
Cheers,
Rev.

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From: nz-rail-geography@groups.io <nz-rail-geography@groups.io> On Behalf Of
Stewart Hall via groups.io
Sent: Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:52 AM
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Subject: Re: [nz-rail-geography] Mystery Photo Tuesday - John Wallers

Crossing Sarawia St on the climb to Newmarket.

Think 953 may be on its way to Te Rapa with a race train.

The track in the foreground is the stub of the line through the original
Parnell Tunnel.

It was used as a backshunt to propel rolling stock into the former NZR
workshops which the NZPO took over after the NZR shops moved to Otahuhu in
the late 1920s.

I remember talk a couple of years ago of making the original tunnel a bike
path.

Has any thing happened on that front?


Stewart



On 6/07/2020, at 8:04 AM, Steve W <stevewatts2018@...> wrote:

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