Welcome to the New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society
The Society was formed in 1944 by enthusiasts interested in the then New Zealand Railways. Membership is open to all with an interest in the New Zealand Railway system both old and new. Member groups meet in most cities where talks, films, and other activities can be enjoyed. Read more–>
Change to Renewal Subscription dates
Changed Archive Open Hours – August 2019
The Society’s archives, which are housed in the Thomas McGavin Building, located at 1a North Street Petone (adjacent to the Ava Station) will now be open on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9.30 am to 2.30 pm. Members (and others) wishing to visit on other days should ring the archive telephone number 04 568 4938 to see if a keyholder is there, if not leave a message on the answerphone or send an email to ‘email@example.com‘. Other contacts are Bill Prebble (tel no. 027 442 5632) or Graeme McClare (tel no. 04 528 2745).
The Ava building will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Similarly, we will also be closed on Wednesday 1 st January and Thursday 2 January 2020.
2020 Calendar Now Available.
Our new 2020 desk calendar is available to order now. View details here.
New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society is now on Facebook
Visit us on Facebook. We plan to use Facebook to promote the Society, our own publications and as well as our range of surplus pre-loved books. If you are looking for a specific book send us a message via Facebook and we can check whether we hold a surplus copy in our archives.
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