Built as J class by North British Glasgow, 1236 has been restored as a JB class oil burner by Mainline Steam. The cars are ex British Rail rebuilt for the Capital Connection train between Palmerst... (more)
Vintage train from Steam Inc depot at Paekakariki (near Wellington) passes through Mangaweka bound for Taihape. 608 was built in 1915 and was dedicated as a War Memorial in 1925 in remembrance of ... (more)
Feilding & District Steam Rail "high voltage" excursion train from Feilding to National Park approaches Mataroa tunnel on the long ascent of the volcanic plateau, mostly at 2% grade. The... (more)
Wab 794 steams past Mangaweka on the return special run from Taihape to Feilding. 794 was built at Hillside in Dunedin in 1927 and after restoration returned to mainline running in 2003.
Wab 794 leads DC 4219 and 4185 back to Auckland on 14-car train from a Scout Jamboree at Feilding. The train is crossing over Makohine Viaduct 73m/238 ft high as it follows Rangitikei River to Ta... (more)
Ja 1271 steams north through Mangaweka working a special to Taihape on a re-alignment opened in 1981 which includes spectacular viaducts, two being over 250 ft/ 78m high. 1271 was built at NZR Hi... (more)
794 steams through Managweka working a special run to Taihape for the annual Gumboot Day. 794 is based at the Feilding Steam Rail depot but is owned by New Zealand Railway Locomotive Society.
EF 30042 in Tranz Rail livery approaches Mangaweka with Feilding District Steam Rail excursion train bound for National Park. The line was electrified in the 1980's and these 4000 HP locomotives ... (more)
1431 was built by Clyde Engineering in NSW in 1957 for NZ Railways. It was sold to Steam Incorporated in 1988 who restored and returned it to mainline service in 2009. Here it is seen passing the ... (more)
1431 was built by Clyde Engineering in NSW in 1957 for NZ Railways. It was sold to Steam Incorporated in 1988 who restored and returned it to mainline service in 2009. Here it is seen on the lon... (more)
Wab 794 heads 13 car train from Feilding to Auckland returning Scouts from a national Jamboree. The 4-6-4T locomotive was built by NZR Hillside in 1927. Assisting KiwiRail motive power DC 4219 an... (more)
The Overlander from Auckland to Wellington crosses the 55m high Toi Toi Viaduct. There was still snow in the station nearby at Waiouru this day after a late snow storm a few days prior.