Posts Categorized: Restoration

Progress on our WMR Carriages

At January 2017 restoration work on Wellington & Manawatu Railway Company carriage 48 (later NZR A 1126) has progressed to the point that No. 48 has had the interior partitions made and fitted, and the old entrance doors are being restored. The interior has been varnished and painting of the exterior in a colour as… 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 »

Wab 794 this is your story.

The latest stage in a long journey for the heavy tank engine Wab 794 took place on Saturday 22 March 1997, when it officially arrived in Feilding for restoration work by the Feilding and District Steam Rail Society. To mark the occasion, Wab 794 was towed from Palmerston North by preserved 0-6-OT locomotive F 163… Read more »