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A&G Price Drawings

In mid-2018 the New Zealand Railway & Locomotive Society Inc took on custodianship of the majority of the surviving engineering drawings from A&G Price and William Cable. The Price drawings date back to the mid-1890s while the Cable drawings date from after WWII. A small team has started listing and scanning those drawings that are… Read more »

New Book Release

  THE KAIKOURA JOB REBUILDING KIWIRAIL’S MAIN NORTH LINE Reprint Now Available The magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck the Kaikoura region on 14 November 2016 caused the most devastation to the rail and highway network known in New Zealand in modern times.       The transport corridor along the Kaikoura coast was largely destroyed…. Read more »

Popular Book Release

Railway Houses of New Zealand Bruce Shalders The previously untold story of New Zealand’s iconic railway houses, of which more than 3,700 are dotted around the New Zealand Landscape. As New Zealand Railways pushed the rail network about New Zealand, opening up new country for development. a challenge presented itself to house railwaymen in country… Read more »

The Silverstream Site Photos.

The building is expected to be finished on 15th December 2003. That is, the shell will be finished. The rail tracks are sitting in front of it and the Ransomes and Rapier crane will, we hope, lift them into position so that our W&M carriage can be housed when it arrives. 5th December 2003 and… Read more »