Southbound through the curves to the north of Patea.
Very nearly at the end of its journey, 7173 sits on the arrival at Palmerston North, waiting entry to the yard after bringing train 545 down from Whareroa.
When time wasn´t a issue for them. 2604 about to the depart with an InterCity Lisbon - Covilhã.
Once king of the milk trains, the DFB class has been bumped off the top perch by more powerfull and reliable GE's. The real killer for the DFB class was in the replacing of their obsolete Maxitrax... (more)
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)
545 tucked away in the loop at Patea on the banks of the Patea river. The old meat grading works and coolstores seen in the background have been abandoned since the 60's.
Ready to leave with southbound empty service 545.
DXB 5287, recently removed from coal service and "freshened" at Hutt Shops, including removal of coal chutes, sits on the head of empty milk service 545 at Whareroa waiting for loaded 542 to arriv... (more)
Amtrak Capitol #545 prepares to depart Sacramento westbound.