The Northern Explorer from Auckland to Wellington crosses the Waikanae River along Kapiti Coast, just north of the capital. The 680Km/ 420 mile journey takes about 11 hours and is popular with tou... (more)
FP class "Matangi" EMU approaching Waikanae, current terminus of Kapiti Line electric trains serving New Zealand's capital city. The FP/FT units were built in South Korea by a consortium of Hyund... (more)
DC 4571 leads DFB 7267 on train 220 from Wellington which is approaching Waikanae, current terminus of electric trains.
The FP class "Matangi" units were built in South Korea by a consortium of Hyundai Rotem and Mitsui entering full-time service in March 2011. A second batch of 35 units is set to be introduced in 2... (more)
Northern Explorer (known simply as "Dora") from Auckland approaches Waikanae just north of New Zealand's capital. The trip of 680Km takes almost 11 hours.