Graeme is joined by Gerard Hindmarsh every week, for a new Outsiders.
'The Perishable' was the name 1930s locals gave the train from Christchurch to Greymouth. Designed to carry only “perishable” goods, however, in reality, it transported many stowaways, two of whom in bizarre circumstances played a role in a 1932 search and rescue expedition.
Listen to the full audio with Gerard Hindmarsh above.
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