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IMPORTANT NOTICE

The Society’s building at 1a North Street, Petone, is closed until further notice. Please checkout our Facebook page for any change of arrangements following the easing of restrictions. This decision has been made based on the Prime Minister’s announcement on 23 March. Our accounting system and banking are carried out online, so the Society continues… Read more »

Books for sale

The Society has a large collection of Second Hand Books for sale. Some in pristine condition, others not so.

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 »

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