Future Prospects For Taieri Gorge Railway: Middlemarch Based Rail Heritage?

As we all know, the Taieri Gorge Railway (the Otago Central Branch from Wingatui to Middlemarch) was saved for preservation by public fundraising with the addition of ratepayer funds from Dunedin City Council. The entire route is within the boundaries of Dunedin City since the local government restructuring of 1989 when smaller counties were amalgamated… Continue reading Future Prospects For Taieri Gorge Railway: Middlemarch Based Rail Heritage?

Dunedin City Council Reneges On Mothballing of Dunedin Railways, Now Pushing Ahead With Winding Up.

As we all know, a few months ago Dunedin Railways was closed down, but the Dunedin City Council voted to mothball it rather than wind it up completely. This, however, seems to have been just a ploy, as DCC is now calling for expressions of interest for people who want to buy the company’s assets.… Continue reading Dunedin City Council Reneges On Mothballing of Dunedin Railways, Now Pushing Ahead With Winding Up.