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Auckland Freights

Freight trains around the Auckland region

398 photos in this gallery. Showing photos 379 - 398

With a rare visitor in tow, DL 9360 and DL 9187 head train 221 through Buckland in the evening sunset. Along for the ride is DXC 5293, usually a South Island locomotive

17 November 2020

DL 9360 and DL 9187 lead DXC 5293 and train 221 through Buckland. DXC 5293 is returning to Wellington after leading train 220 into Auckland earlier in the day, likely after a traction motor replacement

17 November 2020

DXC 5293 shows its battle scars after years of working the Otira Tunnel, heading back to Wellington dead on train 221

17 November 2020

The three locomotives head into the sunset towards Tuakau, just as train MP8 appears

17 November 2020

Passing the tail end of train 221, DL 9573 leads train MP8 up the hill through Buckland

17 November 2020

DL 9573 gleams in the sunset at the head of train MP8

17 November 2020

Heading from Mission Bush to Mt Maunganui, DL 9020 leads train 345 across Schlaepfer Road with DSC 2530 in tow

4 December 2020

With a lengthy train 138 in tow, DL 9544 crosses Logan Road in Buckland heading to Mission Bush

5 December 2020

Heading the other way just two minutes later, DL 9498 hauls train MP5 southbound through Buckland

5 December 2020

Visibly work stained, DL 9498 powers through Buckland with train MP5

5 December 2020

DL 9671 leads train 138 past Glenbrook station with a lengthy train in tow for the steel mill

31 December 2020

During a brief downpour, DL 9106 leads train MP9 through Pukekohe, with DC 4467 along for the ride

17 January 2021

Just north of the Alert Level 3 boundary, DL 9302 enters the locked down region at Pokeno with train 142, with a load of coal bound for Mission Bush

1 March 2021

Heading around the corner past new housing developments, DL 9302 leads a loaded train 142 through Pokeno

1 March 2021

After unloading at Mission Bush, DL 9302 leads train 143 through Paerata back to Huntly

1 March 2021

Threading through housing and industrial developments, DL 9302 leads the empty coal train back to Huntly

1 March 2021

Partially obscured by the steam from Ww 480, DL 9665 passes through Glenbrook with train 140

26 April 2021

Still relatively clean, DL 9665 leads coal train 140 past Glenbrook station

26 April 2021

Bringing up the rear of train 140 is DL 9187, which was brought out from Westfield to assist the train after it stalled climbing the grade from Paerata

26 April 2021

DL 9187 idles on the rear of train 140. The locomotive was not required at this point so it was left to be towed

26 April 2021

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