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  1. Cape Gauge Meeting

    Cape Gauge Meeting

    Two Tranz Metro DMUs meet on the Northern Island Main Trunk Line in bright New Zealand sunlight with Auckland skyline as background.
  2. Tranz Alpine

    Tranz Alpine

    One of the "must do" train rides in New Zealand is the famous Tranz Alpine running across the south island between Christchurch and Greymouth. Mind you, the weather can change after you depart sunny Christchurch and climb to Arthur's Pass. Plus, Greymouth on the west coast has the... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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