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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 3, Issue 4 (August 1, 1928)

“The driver sits on the right-hand seat, — And his heart keeps time with the rhythmic beat — Of the valves, and he's grimed with smoke and heat — When the North Express comes in.” — —John Maclennan. — Christchurch-Invercargill Express (hauled by the Memorial Locomotive Passchendaele) on the outskirts of Christchurch

“The driver sits on the right-hand seat, And his heart keeps time with the rhythmic beat Of the valves, and he's grimed with smoke and heat When the North Express comes in.” —John Maclennan. Christchurch-Invercargill Express (hauled by the Memorial Locomotive Passchendaele) on the outskirts of Christchurch.

“The driver sits on the right-hand seat,
And his heart keeps time with the rhythmic beat
Of the valves, and he's grimed with smoke and heat
When the North Express comes in.”
—John Maclennan.
Christchurch-Invercargill Express (hauled by the Memorial Locomotive Passchendaele) on the outskirts of Christchurch.