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 22... (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)
A vintage train charter approaches Ross Hill tunnel (no. 7) en-route to Whangarei. Rumour has it that this could be the last passenger train allowed on this rustic and scenic route. The line passe... (more)
Mainline Steam Northlander excursion train on home run to Auckland from Whangarei approaches Wellsford where a service stop is made. Oil fired Ja 1275 was built by North British, Glasgow in 1951.
Ja 1275 heads Mainline Steam Northlander excursion north up the 2% Topuni bank between Te Hana and Kaiwaka. The train will pass through 13 tunnels on the 200Km line to New Zealand's most northern... (more)
Ja 1275 heads Mainline Steam excursion to Whangarei down the grade from Ahuroa Tunnel in the back blocks between Kaukapakapa and Wellsford. The North Auckland Line traverses very rugged terrain p... (more)
Mainline Steam's Northlander excursion from Auckland to Whangarei is hauled by Ja 1275 up the 2% grade to Ross Hill Tunnel, 7th of 13 tunnels on the North Auckland Line.
Mainline Steam Northlander excursion from Auckland to Whangarei emerges from Topuni Tunnel, the 6th of 13 tunnels the train must pass through.
Back in the day of more general traffic on the North Auckland Line, train 126 from Westfield to Whangarei emerges from the Hoteo Tunnel onto a bridge over Hoteo River. The tunnel is the 5th of 13 ... (more)