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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Reference: A Train for Christmas. National Film Unit, 1975
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