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Marcus Lush travels from the vast Kaingaroa Forest to NZ's busiest rail junction (at Hamilton), in this installment of his popular and award-winng telly love affair with NZ's railways. Along the way, he meets a legless train accident survivor turned motivational speaker; potter Barry Brickell and his 3km narrow gauge railway at Driving Creek; and a collector with more than 2,700 rail related items. There's also a visit to Waihi, turned into a boomtown by gold and rail in the 1870s, which was home to the might and power of the Victoria stamper battery.

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 Melanie Rakena
 Marcus Lush
 Jacob Bryant

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Quotes

It’s nice to know you’re never too old to be amazed and surprised. 
They took away my legs. They didn’t take away my heart, my passion and they didn’t take away my desire to succeed in life. 

Awards

2005 Qantas Television Awards
Best Information/Lifestyle Programme
Best Director - Non-Drama: Melanie Rakena

2006 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Best Presenter Entertaiment/Factual: Marcus Lush

Nominated for Best Documentary Series and Director - Factual/Entertainment