The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 4, Issue 10 (February 1, 1930)
The Toll Of The Road
The Toll Of The Road.
Ninety-one people are killed every day by motor-cars in the United States, according to the Paris edition of the “New York Herald.” Last year there were 33,215 casualties with August as the most dangerous month. In Britain the average number of people killed by cars last year was 17 a day.page break
Through the North Island Main Trunk Route by New Zealand's “Daylight Limited”
(Rly. Publicity photo.)
Hapuawhenua viaduct is one of New Zealand's most remarkable bridges. It is built with a 10 chain curve, is 932 ft. long and 147 ft. above the centre of the gully. Concrete tanks, filled with water, are provided at each end of the viaduct as a fire precaution.