Beautiful front of SD-40-2 at train.
Train 216 from Palmerston North approaches Papakura and the electrified Auckland network. The DL class has 3,600 HP MTU motors and is the second most powerful locomotive on the KiwiRail roster.
There's nothing like a pleasant autumn afternoon along the railroad. Norfolk Southern goes about its business on the hill as yet another intermodal train passes MG interlocking.
MetroPort train MP4 from Tauranga approaches Papatoetoe with not far to the destination of Southdown terminal inland port. In recent years twin ports of Tauranga/ Mt Maunganui have become New Zeal... (more)