The DF class were built by GM in Canada and introduced from 1979. In 1990's were upgraded with turbo etc to GT22 MC. Over the last few years most of the survivors, to the delight of rail fans, hav... (more)
The DF class were built by GM in Canada and introduced from 1979. In 1990's were upgraded with turbo etc to GT22 MC. Assisting are DC 4058 and 4594. 126 is now the only daytime train along the 2... (more)
The DF class were built by GM in Canada and introduced from 1979. In 1990's were upgraded with turbo etc to GT22 MC. 126 is now the only daytime train along the 220Km long North Auckland Line to ... (more)
5108 leads DC (EMD G22AR) locos 4058 and 4323 on a manifest train to Whangarei. The DX class was built by General Electric's Erie, PA plant and entered service from 1972. 126 is the only daylight ... (more)
DC locomotives (EMD G22AR) 4260 and 4323 assist 7173 on train 126 about to enter tunnel 3 (Tahekeroa) The train will pass through another 10 tunnels on the 200 km long line to Whangarei, most nort... (more)
The DFT class were rebuilt in 1990s from original DF class introduced from 1979 and currently all DFT class units are being rebuilt as DFB (equipped with BrightStar.) Assisting on this train to Wh... (more)
Steam Inc vintage train on charter run to Whangarei is headed by Da 1431. The 200Km line through rustic and rugged countryside has been threatened with closure for years and rumor has this as prob... (more)
7092 hauls train 126 from Westfield to Whangarei through rugged countryside between Helensville and Wellsford. The train is approaching the unstable Makerau tunnel which has a severe speed restric... (more)
4751 leads 4104 on train 126 conveying empty log and wood chip wagons approaching Helensville just beyond the western suburbs. Log traffic will cease beyond Whangarei later this year with the rem... (more)
DFT 7092 heads north to Whangarei with empty log train 125. The 200km North Auckland Line passes through 13 tunnels and is rustic and scenic. Sadly it is under threat of closure due to light traff... (more)
DFT 7199 is assisted by DC 4300 (EMD G22AR) on train 125 from Whangarei. The 200km line passes through 13 tunnels and is rustic and scenic. Sadly it is without a certain future.
Mainline Steam Northlander excursion train to Whangarei has just exited Makerau Tunnel, one of 13 tunnels on the North Auckland Line. Ja 1275 was built in 1951 by North British, Glasgow.
Back in the day of more general traffic on the North Auckland Line, Train 126 from Westfield to Whangarei emerges from tunnel no. 4 near Ahuroa. The brick lined tunnels on this line have poor clea... (more)