The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]
Railway Department — The Napier Railway Station
The Napier Railway Station is an old wooden building standing on piles, with an asphalt platform, and contains the station-master's office, chief clerk's room, a parcel room, booking room and public office, luggage room, and a ladies' waiting room. There is also a goods shed and office, engine sheds and workshops. Ten trains leave daily for the south, including the Express. Passengers carried during the year 1905 numbered about 80,000.