1431 was built by Clyde Engineering in NSW in 1957 for NZ Railways. It was sold to Steam Incorporated in 1988 and, after restoration, returned to mainline service in 2009. A Steam Inc "Grand... (more)
The DX class was built by General Electric's Erie, PA plant and entered service from 1972. From 1988 the DX class received a series of modifications and, with new motors and Brightstar fitted, wer... (more)
Built in 1915, 608 was dedicated as a war memorial honoring the railwaymen who did not return from WW1. It is owned by New Zealand Railway & Locomotive Society and leased to Steam Inc. The annual ... (more)
DL 9141 leads 9187 on train 217 from Auckland approaching Palmerston North. The DL class was built in China by CNR and is the most powerful diesel locomotive operated by KiwiRail.
Train 628 to Napier exits tunnel 1 in the Manawatu Gorge. This photo taken from Highway 3 which is mostly built out on bridge sections from the steep hillside.
DC 4012 leads DC 4605 through Ashhurst hauling milk from Oringi to Palmerston North. The train has just passed through the spectacular Manawatu Gorge.
Ab 663 was retired by NZ Railways in 1969 and was eventually stripped of parts for the Kingston Flyer Ab locomotives. It was purchased by Mainline Steam in 1983 and restored, being reunited with... (more)
Ab 608 was built by NZR Addington (Christchurch) in 1915 and named "Passchendaele" in 1925 as a War Memorial for over 400 railwaymen who perished in WW1. It is now owned by NZ Railway & ... (more)
Ab 608 was built by NZR Addington (Christchurch) in 1915 and named "Passchendaele" in 1925 as a War Memorial for the fallen railwaymen in that battle of WW1. It is now owned by NZ Railwa... (more)
Milk train from Oringi to Palmerston North nears Stoney Creek Road near Palmerston North after negotiating the Manawatu Gorge.
Plenty of grunt up front for train 220 for the run over the electrified section of North Island Main Trunk between Palmerston North and Hamilton. This train will arrive in Auckland the next day.
The Centenary of the North Island Main Trunk line between Auckland and Wellington was marked with special events using many different locomotives to represent each era. A steam special from Palm... (more)