Posts By: Sandra Knight

Notice of 2023 Annual General Meeting of the New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society

The Annual General Meeting of the NZRLS will be on Saturday 28 October 2023 starting at 2.00pm. The venue this year is the Johnsonville Community Centre, 3 Frankmore Avenue, Johnsonville. The guest speaker this year is Daran Ponter who will address the topic “Metlink Rail Operations – Present Operations and Future Plans”. Daran is the… Read more »

Wellington’s Train Network Paper Tickets Saved

Recently NZRLS Director Bill Prebble was on a Radio New Zealand Pod Cast in relation to Wellingtons Train Network Paper tickets.  This is well worth a listen. Click on the link below and under the search section type in Wellington’s Train Network Paper Tickets Saved or scroll through the podcasts available. The interview was on… Read more »

WMR 48 and WMR 52 Update

WMR 48 These photos were taken earlier this month (July 2023)     Dan Harawira working on a door for WMR 48 that was hung later in the day.                   One of the doors after painting and glazing.               WMR 52… Read more »

NZR’s Rebuilt G Class – The Phoenix That Failed

We now have this publication in stock.  Orders can be placed using the on line Order Form under the Publications tab. From author Jonathan Shingleton, who brought us Alpine Thunder, the renowned book on the KB class, Jonathan brings us a well-researched and interesting account of NZR’s rebuilt three-cylinder G class. In attempt to make… Read more »