Story: Southland places

The Kingston Flyer

The video shows the Kingston Flyer train running across the open country of northern Southland in 1975. At the time, this tourist train ran the 60 kilometres between Kingston and Lumsden, but in the 2000s it ran only between Kingston and Fairlight, 14 kilometres away.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: A Train for Christmas. National Film Unit, 1975

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David Grant, 'Southland places - Northern Southland', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/20185/the-kingston-flyer (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by David Grant, updated 25 May 2015