The North Island main trunk line

Page 6 – Further information

This web feature was written by Neill Atkinson and produced by the team



  • Neill Atkinson, Trainland: how railways made New Zealand, Random House, Auckland, 2007
  • Geoffrey Churchman & Tony Hurst, The railways of New Zealand: a journey through history, Transpress, Wellington, 2001
  • Bill Pierre, The North Island main trunk, Reed, Wellington, 1981
How to cite this page

'Further information', URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 28-Jan-2015