Waione Siding railway station facts for kids
Quick facts for kids
Waione on 1956 edition of one inch map sheet N92
|Elevation||203 m (666 ft)|
|Line(s)||North Island Main Trunk|
|Distance||Wellington 426.86 km (265.24 mi)|
|Opened||1 April 1917|
|Closed||passenger 1 February 1918
goods 3 October 1948
It served a Marton Sash & Door Company tramway and was also a stop for occasional excursion trains. From 1928 the tramway was operated by a Price 16-wheeler steam locomotive. In 1927 a shelter shed was built. It was damaged by fire in 1950. In 1929 the siding became a tablet station, at a cost of about £4430.
The siding served a small settlement, where 23 people voted in 1928 and 22 in 1935. In 2013 meshblock 1042000, which includes the area west of the railway, had a population of 30 in 6 houses.
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