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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 4, Issue 7 (November 1, 1929)

The Railways and Road Transport

The Railways and Road Transport

With their long experience in the science of transportation, and their possession of facilities such as stations, hotels, steamships, and the like all over the country, no organisation is better equipped to take a hand in road transport than the Home railways. In course of time, it seems likely that railways the world over will become actively engaged in the movement by road, as well as by rail, of both passengers and freight. Whether in this new era they will still be designated as “railways” remains to be seen. Who knows, but that in years to come the word “railways” may disappear, to give place to some more comprehensive term, such as “transportways” or simply “carriers”?