Posts By: Sandra Knight

Update on Restoration of WMR 52

Restoration is under way on our Wellington and Manawatu Railway Co Carriage No. 52. Here are some photos taken since the middle of last year. Mike Dutton, Alan Wilton and John Vanniselroy place a bogie on the workshop floor for overhaul – photo taken July 2023. John and Katie Vanniselroy working on separating body of… Read more »

Presentation from Daran Ponter at NZRLS Annual General Meeting

The guest speaker at this years NZRLS Annual General Meeting was Daran Ponter who addressed the topic “Metlink Rail Operations – Present Operations and Future Plans”. Daren is the chair of the Greater Wellington Regional Council and a keen observer of rail developments, including the new hybrid trains for the Manawatu and Wairarapa lines which… Read more »