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This rail crash occurred two km from the Palmerston North Railway Station on the run to Wellington. The only injuries sustained were those of the driver Mr Mayo while the seven passengers and Wally Wallbutton escaped unscathed. Railways General Manager Mr Trevor Hayward came to the conclusion that the accident was due to the driver speeding as he entered the junction points. See Manawatu Evening Standard 27 August 1981.

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2014P_R27_007569
Title
Railcar Crash at Milson
Relation
Public Photograph Collection R 27
Format
B&W print
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Coolstore

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Milson Line, Palmerston North
Date
1981

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Manawatu Evening Standard

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