Posts By: Sandra Knight

Important Update on Open Hours at Ava

Now we are at Level 1 we are back to normal operations at Ava which is Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 9.30 am to 2.30 pm. We are contactable on 04 568 4938 or via email nzrls@actrix.co.nz or via our Facebook page ‘New Zealand Locomotive Society’.

Available Now – Graham Stewarts latest book – Crossing Ahead!

When Trams Met Trains in New ZealandĀ  At a time when city tramways and railways in New Zealand fed each other’s networks and often crossed the respective right-of-way’s, noted author Graham Stewart shares the previously undocumented story and images of these interesting interfaces. The crossing of a heavy-rail train with a light-railed street vehicle over… Read more »

WMR Restoration progress

During the restoration of our Wellington & Manawatu (WMR) carriages we have had much-appreciated help from Cover Me Ltd. of Upper Hutt, dZine Signs Ltd. of Upper Hutt and the men of the Upper Hutt Men’s Shed. Although there is still a fair bit of work to do on WMR 48, the car body is… Read more »

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. Go to Facebook…Or Log into Facebook and search for ‘new zealand railway and locomotive society’..If you are looking for a specific book send us a message via Facebook and… Read more »