This was actually on the cover of a magazine published in France, which generated some homesickness in the days before the Internet!

As most of those who use the trains know, Muri station was closed on 30 April 2011, so hikers need to use the next station to the south, Pukerua Bay.

At the time the Ganz Mavag trains were only about 3 years old; they finally disappeared from the Wellington region lines last year.

And for those into connected places, there is a Muri railway station in India.