547 waits in the loop at Whareroa for northbound 528 to scoot past on the main.
DSC 2624 has just returned to us from its 3 monthly service fresh in new Kiwi Rail colours.
Once king of the milk trains, the DFB class has been bumped off the top perch by more powerfull and reliable GE's. The real killer for the DFB class was in the replacing of their obsolete Maxitrax... (more)
Fresh from overhaul DXC 5454, now fitted with Brightstar and chutes for working coalies through the Otira tunnel, is seen at Whareroa during "shakedown" painted in a very different, unique version... (more)
DSC 2569 is the smaller of two shunt locos based at Fonterra's huge Whareroa dairy plant. This plant is the largest single site dairy plant in the world.
Whareroa's heavy shunt horse. Bit of a "homer" chopnose creating a unique loco.