5120 was built by General Electric's Erie, PA plant and entered service as DX 2611 in 1972. From 1988 the DX class received cab modifications including replacement of twin front windows to allow s... (more)
DXB 5120 and DFB 7158 crawl up the Westmere bank in notch 8 with another loaded milk train on its way to Whareroa.
During the sidelining of the Chinese built DL locomotives, the DXB fleet made a comeback on many North Island trains such as this manifest train from Palmerston North.
Train 228 from Wellington approaches Papakura and the suburbs of Auckland and will soon arrive at Westfield. The DX class is nick-named Dixies by rail fans and there have been plenty of them in t... (more)
A Westbound stack train decends the grade at Cajon Station as it continues its journey west.
5120 with loaded milk train 544 on the main at Waitotara.
DXB5120 leads a 29 total 627 towards Hastings
DXB5120 heads south in the afternoon light.
Freshly rebuilt DXB 5120 glows in the morning sun as it leads another recent rebuild DXC 5460 south at the head of empty milk train 545. The containers are full dairy products heading to the other... (more)