New Railway tourist attraction launched in Upper Hutt today -turning the sod.
A new railway project was officially launched in Upper Hutt today on the same day as the 50th year celebration of last
trip on the old Rimutaka Incline Railway.The Incline Railway Trust have a four stage plan to open a new Incline Rail
link from Upper Hutt to Featherston.Stage one was clearly established today at Maymorn Railway Station.Mayor Wayne Guppy
and MP Paul Swain turned the first sod and drove pegs in to mark the proposed new rail way line.
Berl research company have reported the line could attract 40,000 passengers per annum.