Dunedin & Clutha Railway 1871

Nationality:
New Zealand
based:
New Zealand

This was the first major line constructed to 1067 mm gauge, and the first section south from Dunedin was opened to Abbotsford on July 1, 1874. On September 1, 1875 the line opened to Balclutha, the major town of the lower Clutha River region, 84 kilometres from Dunedin.