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Opening of a new section of the East Coast railway last week: the first train arriving at the new station of Motuhora, the present terminus of the line north from Gisborne.

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Auckland Weekly News Auckland Weekly News
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6 December 1917

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Motuhora Railway Station, Railways, Steam engines, Railway carriages, Railway linesMotuhora Railway StationRailwaysSteam enginesRailway carriagesRailway lines
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Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 6 December 1917 p042

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Showing a train with passenger carriages arrived at Motuhora railway station, 49 miles north-west of Gisborne for the opening of the line. Motuhora marks the end of a line intended to run from Gisborne through to Motu, five miles further on, and then to Opotiki and Tauranga.