Empty coal train 849 enters the loop at Moana to allow the Tranz Alpine to pass on the main.
A pair of rebuilt General Electric U26Cs, KiwiRail 5356 and 5304, lead the daily Tranz Alpine Express passenger train toward the Lake Brunner depot at Moana, New Zealand, on October 21, 2016. Not... (more)
Apologies for disturbing this bovine trio grazing in damp farmland near Kotuku while the Tranz scuttles past in the background.
After traveling across the South Island from the east coast to the west in the morning, the TranzAlpine heads back home again in the afternoon. The train is snapped here following the Arnold river... (more)
While the eastern rail approach to the Southern Alps is more rugged and dramatic, the West Coast (which has unfairly garnered a reputation as having a permanent pall of miserable weather) has a ch... (more)
In the early evening of 11 October 2012, DC 4755 and oddball DXC 5310 bring Hokitika goods train 826 through the historic Moana station precinct on the shore of Lake Brunner. I'd planned to take t... (more)
Empty coal train 849 heads west through the native forest alongside the picturesque Arnold River. DXs 5172+5304
On a perfect mid-winter midmorning, DFT 7199 and DC 4761 swing the Tranz Alpine passenger train away from Lake Brunner and alongside the picturesque Arnold river as they head towards their destina... (more)
Sitting here at a desk in an office in a building in the middle of Long Island, I'm supposed to be working - but instead I'm posting a picture on RP and missing my homeland of New Zealand. Once or... (more)
KiwiRail attired DX 5460 and DC 4513 bring a short off-season TranzAlpine train toward Moana, with the swampy edge of Lake Brunner and the foothills of the Southern Alps in the background.