DFT 7008 hauls the Northern Explorer out of Purewa tunnel bound for Wellington, 670Km and 10 hours away. This train was an award winning design and built by Hillside, Dunedin. It entered service i... (more)
The Northern Explorer (known by rail workers and fans as "Dora") passes through Levin bound for Auckland. This is a relatively new train with carriages built at Hillside, Dunedin which ... (more)
Manifest train 218 from Wellington is about to pass under Highway 1 north of Manakau.
Manifest train 218 from Wellington approaches Levin.
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.