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Railway tracks, Pioneer Highway

Railway tracks, Pioneer Highway

Former railway tracks sited next to Pioneer Highway, near Botannical Road. The railway moved to the outskirts of Palmerston North in the 1960s. The train that can be seen was removing the tracks.

Creator
Date
September 1967
Place
Pioneer Highway, Palmerston North
 
Locomotive

Locomotive

A locomotive and crane removing railway tracks on Pioneer Highway near Botannical Road, in Palmerston North. The railway moved to the outskirts of the city in the 1960s.

 
Former railway land

Former railway land

Taken from the Cook Street overbridge looking towards The Square, this image shows the site of the former railway station and yards in Palmerston North, on Main Street. The railway was moved to the outskirts of the city in the 1960s.

Creator
Date
1967
Place
Cook Street, Palmerston North
 
Cook Street railway overbridge

Cook Street railway overbridge

When the railway station and yards operated from Main Street in Palmerston North, this overbridge allowed access for pedestrians from Main Street to Church Street. The railway moved to outskirts of Palmerston North in the 1960s.

Creator
Date
1967
Place
Main Street, Palmerston North
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Locomotive shed

Locomotive shed

This locomotive shed was sited on the former railway yards, on the corner of West Street and Pioneer Highway. The railway moved to the outskirts of Palmerston North in the 1960s.

Creator
Date
circa 1967
Place
Corner of West Street and Pioneer Highway