The DF class were built by GM in Canada and introduced from 1979. In 1990's were upgraded with turbo etc to GT22 MC. Metlink trains serve the capital and those to and from Masterton are diesel hau... (more)
Ab 608 approaches Ava with special from Wellington marking 100 years of ANZAC Day honoring our war veterans. Built in 1915, this locomotive was dedicated as a war memorial honoring the railwaymen ... (more)
Ab 608 approaches Petone bound for Wellington working a special marking 100 years of ANZAC Day honoring war veterans. A ceremony was held at Petone followed by two trips from Wellington to Taita.... (more)
DFB 7213 hauls log train from Masterton to port Wellington through Manor Park in the Hutt Valley.
Train 648 bound for Masterton approaches Manor Park. The train will return as 649 with logs loaded at Waingawa.
Train 649 conveys logs from Waingawa near Masterton to Centre Port in Wellington, passing through Manor Park in the Hutt Valley.
DC 4692 passes through Woburn junction with Metlink train to Masterton.
DC 4692 approaches Ava bridge over Hutt River with Metlink train from Masterton.
DC 4634 and 4156 were rebuilt from EMD G12 DA class locomotives between 1978 and 1983. The train is a special working from Waingawa near Masterton to Wellington port where the logs will be exporte... (more)
Commuter train from Upper Hutt to Wellington crosses the Hutt River at Ava. Built by Ganz Mavag (Hungary) these car sets entered service in 1982. Most have been withdrawn and are all destined to ... (more)
Tranz Metro Ganz Mavag units on Upper Hutt to Wellington service near Woburn. The system was electrified at 3000V DC from late 1940's. The distant Rimutaka Ranges were a formidable barrier for rai... (more)
Approaching Ava Station near Petone on a Saturday morning Tranz Metro Wairarapa Train from Masterton to Wellington, about to cross a Ganz EMU heading in the opposite direction to Upper Hutt.