DXB 5051 leads 5108 over Waiteti Viaduct south of Te Kuiti with train 225 from Auckland to Wellington. The DX locomotives were introduced from 1972 to serve on the North Island Main Trunk however ... (more)
DXB 5120 and DFB 7158 crawl up the Westmere bank in notch 8 with another loaded milk train on its way to Whareroa.
DXB 5068 leads the daily Capital Connection across the Otaki Bridge in the very early morning on its way to Wellington. The sun is still rising behind the hills behind me but would soon be up for ... (more)
DXB 5108 (GE U26C) leads DFT 7239 on a milk train from Palmerston North to Whareroa near the Rangitikei River at Kakariki. At nearby Marton this train will take the Marton-New Plymouth Line which... (more)
The Capital Connection is a long-distance commuter train from Palmerston North to Wellington return made up of ex British Rail carriages fully equipped with power and WiFi. This shot is of the eve... (more)
544 pulls into Waitotara for crew change with 14 more loads of milk.
547 waits in the loop at Whareroa for northbound 528 to scoot past on the main.
Class leaders DXB 5016 and 5022 wait on the main at Waitotara with 800,000 liters of milk headed for the largest single site dairy factory in the Southern Hemisphere at Whareroa where it will be t... (more)
542 cruises into whareroa with another load of white gold.
5068 & 5137 head into the arvo sun with another whareroa bound milkie
DXB 5068 glows as a blob of light finds a hole in the clouds.
GE's galore! DXB 5097, resplendent in its Phase 1 Kiwi Rail paint sits among friends as it waits in the depot before being called to run 523 south later in the day.
Two of GE's finest glow in the late afternoon sun. They will soon be urged into life and used to run 521 south.
DXB5172 heads train number 734 along the shoreline of Lake Grassmere and the Salt Works near Blenheim at sunset.
Loaded milk train 544 climbs the grade to Ball Road with DXB 5108 on the front and DFB 7213 being dragged along behind.