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 Overlander from Auckland to Wellington crosses the 55m high Toi Toi Viaduct. There was still snow in the station nearby at Waiouru this day after a late snow storm a few days prior.
Mixed manifest train from Wellington to Auckland has just descended the 2.5% grade of Raurimu Spiral. This is about half way along the 675Km long North Island Main Trunk. The central section from... (more)
Mixed manifest train from Wellington to Westfield passes over the bridge at Mansons Siding near Raurimu Spiral. The distant volcano is Ruapehu 2797m (9177') highest point in the North Island. Th... (more)
With 30 class electrics providing 6000KW of power, train 232 from Wellington to Auckland should be on time through Piriaka. The location is between the famous Raurimu Spiral, which the train has d... (more)
3016 3642 lead 9S90 acroos the bridge just out of Queanbeyan heading for Bungendore.
3016 on run around to lead 3112 at Picton station on a Heritage day.3526 can also be seen to the left pulling into the platform.