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New Zealand’s ‘Passing Trains’ Wall Calendar – 2021

As mentioned in Turntable earlier this year, the decision was made for NZRLS to cease production of a yearly desk calendar. However we have worked in association with Karl Morris from New Zealand Railfan, who has produced the 2021 Passing Trains Wall Calendar.  NZRLS members will be able to purchase the 2021 Passing Trains Wall… Read more »

2020 Annual General Meeting Papers

Meeting to be held 2.00 pm, Saturday 31 October 2020 Johnsonville Community Centre 3 Frank Moore Avenue Johnsonville To view papers, click on item/s below. NZRLS Agenda  – 31 October 2020 2020 Annual General Meeting Report 2019/20 Office Holders and Other Volunteers 2019 Annual General Meeting Minutes  2020 Annual General Meeting Proxy Form    … Read more »

Available Now – Graham Stewarts latest book – Crossing Ahead!

When Trams Met Trains in New Zealand  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 »

New Book Release

Riding With Ces Gledhill Starting as a cleaner at Auckland in 1925, Ces worked his way around New Zealand seeking better wages and promotion, working his way up through the ranks. From cleaner, to fireman and eventually first-class engine drive