RailPictures.Net Photo: 1275 Mainline Steam Heritage Trust Steam 4-8-2 at Whangarei, New Zealand by John Russell
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» Whangarei, North Auckland Line 
» Whangarei, New Zealand (more..)
» April 01, 2018
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» 1275 (more..)
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1275 was built by North British, Glasgow and was in service from 1952 to 1967. After restoration 1275 returned to main line in 2004. The train consisting of rolling stock based at Glenbrook Vintage Railway participated in fundraising trips from Whangarei to Portland and Kauri. This last train of the day was a special VIP train as part of rally supporting the upgrading of the line and a connection to the new port at Marsden Point. Passenger trains have not been allowed on this section to Kauri for nearly 20 years and a 25 Km/h speed limit applied.
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New Zealand - Railway Enthusiasts Society & Glenbrook Vintage Railway

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Railway Enthusiasts Society has operated rail excursions around NZ since 1958, some steam hauled using rolling stock from Glenbrook Vintage Railway which it established in 1970's near Auckland. See www.railfan.org.nz
New Zealand - Mainline Steam

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Mainline Steam Heritage Trust operates steam specials throughout New Zealand from depots in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Each year an inter-island Steam Tour attracts fans from around the world. For more visit www.mainlinesteam.co.nz
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