Posts Categorized: Restoration

Progress on our WMR Carriages

At June 2018 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.

Our Society’s steam locomotive Wab 794 was leased to Feilding and District Steam Rail Society on 1 February 1997 for restoration to service. It was transferred to Feilding, where it arrived on 22 March 1997 to be overhauled. It has worked excursion trains based at Feilding since. Feilding and District Steam Rail Society has restored… Read more »