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New book release

New Zealand Railway Motive Power. Releasing soon – A valuable source of information for all followers of New Zealand rail. The most comprehensive motive power book yet produced. 84 pages colour photographs, tables, specifications, colour schemes, locations, and preserved equipment data. Covers diesel-electric and electric mainline locomotives, electric multiple units, diesel shunting locomotives, railcars, track maintenance… Read more »

Latest Book Release

Railway Houses of New Zealand Bruce Shalders The previously untold story of New Zealand’s iconic railway houses, of which more than 3,700 are dotted around the New Zealand Landscape. As New Zealand Railways pushed the rail network about New Zealand, opening up new country for development. a challenge presented itself to house railwaymen in country… Read more »

The Silverstream Site Photos.

The building is expected to be finished on 15th December 2003. That is, the shell will be finished. The rail tracks are sitting in front of it and the Ransomes and Rapier crane will, we hope, lift them into position so that our W&M carriage can be housed when it arrives. 5th December 2003 and… Read more »