By Eleotrio Telegraph
From Oub Special Correspondent,
m;ain trunk line.
1 SERIOUS SLIP
Taihape, July 22. A slip occurred this morning on the Main Trunk Line just north of Pen nith siding, blocking the 'passage of the Auckland-Wellington express, which was due at Taihape at 8 40. A train load of men has gone to remove the obstruction, but it is not yet known when the line will be clear for traffic.
Wellington, July 22
. The North Island main trunk express service is not experiencing the best of luck just now. The south, bound express will be four hours late to day owing to a slip on the line at Mountoroa, but passengers should con neot with the south steamer. The engine of the north bound express struck a boulder 800 yards south of Paribaka. The engine was damaged and also the permanent way. The train will be delayed for over five hours.
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TELEGRAPHIC, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3477, 23 July 1915
TELEGRAPHIC Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3477, 23 July 1915
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