DL 9141 leads 9187 on train 217 from Auckland approaching Palmerston North. The DL class was built in China by CNR and is the most powerful diesel locomotive operated by KiwiRail.
NS 9141 leads a northbound manifest thru the cut at Kings Mountain on a wonderful day on the Rathole.
An unlikely BNSF trio is here on CSX K140, the 2nd unit was built as a BN executive unit.
MetroPort train from Tauranga approaches Papakura, passing a new siding (now electrified) for the Auckland Transport units which will start operating as far as here from 2014. Trains to Pukekohe ... (more)
DL locos 9041 and 9187 plus unidentified DFT head train 228 from Wellington which has only a few miles to go to the Westfield classification yard. The DL class is the first new power for KiwiRail ... (more)
The loco lash up in this scene represents decades of motive power in New Zealand. The DL class is the first Chinese built diesel exported to a western railroad. DFT 7158 started life in 1979 and ... (more)