Posts By: Rod

A&G Price Drawings

In mid-2018 the New Zealand Railway & Locomotive Society Inc took on custodianship of the majority of the surviving engineering drawings from A&G Price and William Cable. The Price drawings date back to the mid-1890s while the Cable drawings date from the 1930s. A small team has started listing and scanning those drawings that are… Read more »

Image Identify

We are inviting members to look through some of the images that we have scanned but have no description, location, vehicle type, date etc. CLICK here to go to the web page of images.(To be added when images are loaded and you will be advised in Turntable when it is available) If you can identify… Read more »

New Book Release

  THE KAIKOURA JOB REBUILDING KIWIRAIL’S MAIN NORTH LINE Available Now The magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck the Kaikoura region on 14 November 2016 caused the most devastation to the rail and highway network known in New Zealand in modern times.       The transport corridor along the Kaikoura coast was largely destroyed. To… Read more »

Silverstream Restoration Workshop

We were donated some woodworking machinery several years ago that has been very helpful in our carriages restoration project. As the first carriage, No. 48, approaches concluding fitting out work, and before we make a serious start on rebuilding the second, No. 52, it is appropriate to pause and carry out maintenance of the woodworking… Read more »

contributor – Logon and Password

For NZRLS Members – At your First logon … An E-mail advised you of your user name and a simple password. When you first logon it is advisable to change the password to a more secure one of your choice. Your Password can be altered by clicking on ‘Edit My Profile’ line in the drop… Read more »