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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 6 (September 2, 1935)

What of the Future?

What of the Future?

Asked whether the Government Railways Board had in mind the extension of rail-car services to other districts, Mr. Mackley said that the Board had certain other lines under consideration, more particularly in the South Island, and was awaiting with interest the public reaction to the operation of the new rail-car services on the Wairarapa and New Plymouth routes. Judged by the experience of other countries and the special advantages this particular type of vehicle would appear to have as a passenger unit in this country, the Board has good reason to anticipate a substantial increase in its passenger business.