Train Derailment at Opapa 1925
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Train derailment at Opapa, near Te Aute, 22 September 1925
‘The burnt-out wreck of the Wellington to Napier mail train which left the rails at high speed near Opapa in September 1925. The locomotive was A 600…’ – from “New Zealand Tragedies on the Track” by Geoff Conly and Graham Stewart, 1986, page 95