New Zealand Rail Maps Project Development Report – September 2021

Good morning and welcome to the project development report for September 2021. In the past month, the main focus has shifted to the North Island Main Trunk volume, Volume 2. When this is completed it is expected to become the first volume that will appear on the NZ Rail Maps Volumes site. The Volumes site… Continue reading New Zealand Rail Maps Project Development Report – September 2021

NZ Rail Maps Volumes Site Development 2021-06

Since our last blog post some three weeks ago, the focus has been on creating various volumes with the intention of these being uploaded on the Volumes site. Work has been going on for Volume 10, as well as parts of Volume 11, the most notable latter example being the maps which have been created… Continue reading NZ Rail Maps Volumes Site Development 2021-06

Tokarahi Branch

The Tokarahi Branch, which branched from the Ngapara Branch at Windsor, approximately 16 km inland from Oamaru, is one of those branches we know very little about historically. The information in the fourth edition of the Quail Atlas is inaccurate, omitting a certain amount of detail about the line, which is most probably due to… Continue reading Tokarahi Branch

Fairlie Branch Stations: NZRM Stations Site Plan

As you would have seen from yesterday’s post, some information on stations of the Fairlie Branch Line was posted as a proposed series of articles. It is time consuming to produce articles such as these, the main reason why they stopped coming out a while ago, and given that a separate Stations site is being… Continue reading Fairlie Branch Stations: NZRM Stations Site Plan