Waitapu Road Tramline
State Highway 60, Waitapu
List Entry Information
List Entry Status
List Entry Type
Historic Place Category 2
Private/No Public Access
15th February 1990
The original tramway ran from Waitapu to East Takaka (13.4 kilometres, or 8 miles 25 chains).
Takaka Tramway Company
No biography is currently available for this construction professional
Surveyor for the Nelson Provincial Council.
Length from Waitapu to East Takaka: 13.4 kilometres (8 miles 25 chains). The gauge is 2 feet 6 inches. The sleepers are 5 feet by 4 inches. The sleepers are on 2 foot centres.
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