• Great Southern Steam Train Tour launched, South Island , New Zealand

  • Discussion about railroad topics everywhere outside of North America.
Discussion about railroad topics everywhere outside of North America.

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  by David Benton
 
"A Kiwi tourism provider has created a new South Island steam train experience after Covid-19 crippled business with no cruise ships visiting Marlborough."
https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/back-you ... r-launched
The government is encouraging Kiwis to travel , to fill the void left by the almost total absence of overseas tourists .
It was hoped to create a "travel bubble" with Australia, however continuing community transmission of Covid there makes this look further away than first thought.