New Zealand Railways

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The first regular passenger service on the North Island Main Trunk Line began on 14th February 1909. The first trip halted on the Raurimu Spiral for want of engine power to haul it (Photograph in Alexander Turnbull Library "Mercer Album II", p 12; PA1-o-339). Later Heading: New Zealand Railways Corporation.

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Date: 1964 - 1968 From: New Zealand Railways :[Ephemera relating to railways, railway trains, rail timetables, rail travel in New Zealand. 1966-1969] By: New Zealand Railways; Conway, Clare, active 1964-1968 Ref: Eph-A-RAIL-1960s-01 Description: Rail pass issued to C Conway (probably Clare Conway, known to have been a pupil at Onslow College around 1964-1968). It is stamped with a large 3 at the righ...
Date: 1931-1945 From: Sutch, William Ball (Dr), 1907-1975 : Papers Ref: 85-185-04/2 Description: Field Service pocket book, issued to Sutch (1939); Research Bulletin NZFOL, Vol 1 No 8 and copy of letter to NZ Plumbers' and Gasfitters Union (1941); pamphl...
Date: 1951 - 1957 From: [Ephemera, timetables, tickets, and advertising relating to aviation, airline companies, flights, aeroplanes, aircraft, by New Zealanders or in New Zealand. 1950-1954] By: New Zealand Railways. Publicity Branch Ref: Eph-A-AVIATION-1951-01 Description: A pamphlet advertising a rail freight service shows an illustration of the Bristol freighter ZK-AYH flying over New Zealand with red dots on the places relev...
Date: 1980 - 2009 By: Spearpoint, Brian Edward, 1925?-2014 Ref: Eph-A-RAIL-Spearpoint Description: Includes tickets for trips between Wellington and Upper Hutt, Wellington and Porirua Melling or Wingate, Petone and Upper Hutt, Naenae and Waterloo, Wellingt...
Date: 1939-1954 From: Stagg, Geoffrey Troughear, 1913-1971 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11874-6 Description: Correspondence with the Rehabilitation Department, State Advances Corporation, New Zealand Railways and Post and Telegraph Department relating to his house a...
Date: 1901 By: Howitt, Adam, 1871-1954 Ref: Eph-B-ROYAL-1901-08 Description: An arrangement of text interspersed with illustrations of a pair of huia at centre left, and a tui at the lower border, with clematis and rata. There is a c...
Date: 1926 By: Hugh and G K Neill (Firm) Ref: PAColl-D-0759 Description: Steam locomotive "Ab" 608, built by the New Zealand Railways Addington Workshops in 1915 (maker's no. 163/15), went into service in October 1915, was named...
Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- :Same old pattern every week - someone wants this line. 2 September 1977
Date: 1977 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[27 boxes of cartoons drawn for the "Dominion", 1970-1980s?]. By: Dominion (Newspaper) Ref: C-133-021 Description: The cartoon shows a railway line that breaks off into two separate lines. One of the lines represents industrial disruption and the other represents industri...
Royal train near Dunedin, on the Royal Tour of the Duke and Duchess of York, 1927.
Date: 19 March 1927 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-0979-1/2-G Description: Royal train nearing Dunedin, of the tour of the Duke and Duchess of York in 1927. This view shows the carriages at the back of the train. Photographed by Alb...
G Class steam locomotive, NZR 55, 4-4-0T
From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-0245-1/2-G Description: G class steam locomotive, New Zealand Railways number 55, with the train driver, J Conway, standing beside. Photographed by A P Godber, between 1875 and 1915...
Electric locomotive "Ed" 101
Date: Circa 1937 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives By: New Zealand Railways Ref: APG-1533-1/2-F Description: Electric locomotive "Ed" 101, built by the English Electric Company in 1937. Photograph taken by New Zealand Railways. This image is a film negative taken by...
Date: 1968 From: Scales, Sidney Ernest, 1916-2003 :[Newsclippings of cartoons by Sid Scales published between 1948 and 1969.] Ref: E-656-q-1968 Description: Three vignettes, two about drinking alcohol on NZR trains, while the main one quotes from an (unidentified) Auckland psychiatrist's theory, who believed the...
Date: [199-] By: Goodfellow, D C, active 1940-1993 Ref: MS-Papers-11173 Description: Folder contains Goodfellow's unpublished memoir "Tis a memoir". Goodfellow started work with the New Zealand Railways in 1956 and remained in employment with...
Date: Between 1908 and 1922 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: 1/4-039007-G Description: Closeup view of valve gears on "V" 452, steam locomotive. New Zealand Railways no. 452, V class, type 2-6-2, built by Nasmyth & Wilson, Manchester. Photograp...
City of Dunedin. Mayoral banquet in commemoration of the opening of the Dunedin and Christchurch Railway. Saturday, 7th September, 1878. Toasts. Thos George, Dunedin [printer].
Date: 1878 From: New Zealand Railways: [Ephemera relating to railways, railway trains, rail timetables, rail travel in New Zealand. 1800s] By: George, Thomas, -1889 Ref: Eph-A-RAIL-1878-01 Description: A toast list. Those toasted included the Royal Family, the Governor, the Army, Navy & Volunteers, The Ministry, The Parliament of New Zealand, Sir Julius Vo...
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Date: 1912 From: New Zealand Railways :[Ephemera relating to railways, railway trains, rail timetables, rail travel in New Zealand. 1900-1919] By: Hardie Shaw Studios Ref: Eph-A-RAIL-1912-01 Description: Photograph shows: J A Mitchell, R S Allright, A J Levick, R J Walker, T H McLean, W M Duncan; P J McGovern, F M Sherwood, W P Miller, F Nash, A M Pratt, W A...
View under arches of an outside passageway at the Dunedin Railway Station.
Date: 1926 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-0941-1/2-G Description: View under arches of an external passageway at Dunedin Railway Station. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber, circa 1926. Quantity: 1 b&w original negati...
Steam locomotive 220, Wa class (2-6-2T type)
Date: between 1897-1946 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-1143-1/2-G Description: Steam locomotive 220, Wa class, type 2-6-2T, built by NZR Addington. Location probably Petone Railway Workshops. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber betw...
Date: 1983 - 1984 By: New Zealand Railways Ref: Eph-B-RAIL-1983/1984 Description: Includes general promotional material for the railway's services including Doorrail, Railranger, NZR Road Services, timetables for Waitangi Day, Christmas an...
Date: 1890 - 1910 From: Hill, Perry Martin, 1926-2005 :[Architectural plans. 1960-1990s] By: New Zealand Railways Ref: Plans-2007-030-0891 Description: Shows general plan, foundation plan, roof plan, front and side elevations, sections and details including detail of chimney. Inscription below says: "This is...