Tamaki – Tapuata
Train Movements on “Race Days’
NEW ZEALAND RAILWAYS
DISTRICT TRAFFIC MANAGER’S OFFICE.
WELLINGTON, 20th FEBRUARY, 1928
To be read in conjunction with Train Advice No. 207.
DANNEVIRKE RACES AT TAMAKI,
29th FEBRUARY AND 1st. MARCH, 1928.
WEDNESDAY, 29th FEBRUARY, 1928.
THURSDAY, 1st MARCH, 1928.
PALMERSTON NORTH – NAPIER.
No. 914 will not run. Special Trains will run, and Nos. 929 and 934 will run instead of working per Time-table. Nos. 929 and 934 will observe the usual stops. No. 913 will cross M2 at Dannevirke.
Service of M2 will return from Dannevirke to Palmerston North as arranged by Station-master, Napier and Palmerston North.
M5 may be propelled between Dannevirke and Tamaki siding in which case Guard is to ride on leading vehicle on trains
Nos. 732 and 825 (Thursday, 1st March) will connect with M2 and No. 929 at Woodville,
M2 must run sharp to time. S.M. Woodville to see that ample engine power is provided from Woodville to Dannevirke.
M2 will stop at Terrace End, Ashurst [Ashhurst] and Woodville only, to lift passengers for Tamaki Siding and Dannevirke.
All trains (Nos. 913 and 612 expected), will stop at Tamaki Siding for passengers, if required.
There will an Officer in charge at Tamaki Siding on 29th February and 1st March from 10.30 a.m. until after departure of No. 929 and during such hours all trains will be signalled at Tamaki Siding.
S.M. Dannevirke, to provide member of staff fro Tamaki Siding.
Engine, cars and vans of No. 934 will run M5 and M6
Nos. 901, 912 and 931 must run sharp to time. Nos. 929 and 934 must run strictly to amended schedule. The load and work of these trains must be regulated to permit of trains running to time. No. 929 will take through loads only.
Returns are to be rendered promptly of bookings on 29th February and 1st March, to Tamaki Siding and Dannevirke by Nos. 732 (1st March), 912, 932, and M2 trains, and to Dannevirke, Tamaki Siding and Nos, 901, 909 and 913. The total booking for each day, including P9 issues, showing ordinary and excursion first and second class separately, together with the total revenue in each are required.
Guards of Nos. 732 (1st March), 910, 909, 912, 913, 929, 931, 932 and M2 trains on 29th February and 1st March, to report on Mis. 7 short particulars of passenger traffic by their trains to and from Tamaki Siding to Dannevirke.
Guard of M6 and No. 934 on 29th February and 1st March to take count of passengers leaving Tamaki Siding, Ormondville, Takapau, and arriving Waipukurau, and report particulars on Mis. 7.
Guard of No. 825 on 1st March to take a count of passengers ex Tamaki Siding and Dannevirke leaving Woodville, and report particulars on Mis. 7.
S.M. Dannevirke, will arrange for all horse-boxes to be thoroughly cleaned before being used for return journey of racehorses; this to include the cleaning of the manger and the passenger compartment. The horse boxes are also to be disinfected.