Explore the Otago Central Rail Trail like never before. Read the stories of how the Otago Central Rail Trail began, how Hyde became the town it is today and the site of the second biggest rail disaster in New Zealand's history.
Begin at the map below following the trail from Ngapuna to Hyde. Click the symbol or "Catch the Train" above to read the stories.
Our story begins in early Aotearoa, New Zealand, when the Otago Gold Rush spread to the Hyde Area which was known as Eight Mile...
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