Commuter train from Wellington to Waikanae approaches Paremata. Built by Ganz Mavag (Hungary) these car sets entered service in 1982. Most have been withdrawn and are all destined to start a new... (more)
Restored English Electric car set approaches Ngaio on a Johnsonville to Wellington service. The line was formerly the Main Trunk to Auckland but now only a commuter line.
Tranz Metro Ganz Mavag units on Upper Hutt to Wellington service near Woburn. The system was electrified at 3000V DC from late 1940's. The distant Rimutaka Ranges were a formidable barrier for rai... (more)
A restored English Electric car set from early 1950's approaches Tunnel 5 on the Johnsonville Branch. This line has a 2.5% gradient and is part of the original route from Wellington to Auckland. ... (more)
Ganz-Mavag EMU set ET3528, EM1528, ET3252 and EM1252 arrives in Paekakariki with a northbound Tranz Metro service.
A trailing view of southbound Ganz-Mavag EMU set EM1252, ET3252, EM1528 and ET3528, skirting the coastline near Paekakariki.
DC4692 and DC4409 top and tail a southbound 'Wairarapa Connection' train from Masterton to Petone, up grade at Pigeon Bush (just south of Featherston) on the approach to the Rimutaka Tunnel.
Tranz Metro Ganz-Mavag EMU set EM1252-ET3252-EM1528-ET3528 works south along the wild coastline near Paekakariki, en route to Tawa.
A Ganz Mavag on a Paraparaumu service dashes across the bridge at Paremata.
A refurbished English Electric set, dating from the early 1950's, races along the edge of Wellington Harbour with an afternoon service from the Hutt Valley. Wellington's suburban network is curren... (more)
This is what happens when a 21st century suburban network is short on trains! A beautiful set of red English Electric EMUs (including some cars from as early as 1949) skirt the edge of Wellington ... (more)
A two-car Ganz Mavag set on an afternoon service from Melling skirts the edge of Wellington Harbour, near Ngauranga. When the wind picks up waves often crash over the track on this section!
A four-car Ganz Mavag set dashes across the bridge at Paremata, on an afternoon service to Paraparaumu.
DMU on the Eastern Metro line leaves downtown and the Sky Tower behind passing the old railway station.
Tranz Metro going on the North Island Main trunk line away from Auckland downtown.