Rebuilding KiwiRail’s Main North Line
Published by New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society.
“The magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck the Kaikoura region on 14 November 2016 caused the most devastation to the rail and highway network known in New Zealand modern times.”
Detailing a brief history of the origins and building of the original line, Rob. Merrifield delivers an in-depth account of the devastation, science behind the earthquake, the clearing of slips, rebuilding railway track and the substantial variety of works required to re-open the line.
A4 in format. 134 Pages. 22 black and white and 97 colour illustrations, 4 maps, 134 pages & card covers.