Auckland Freights

Freight trains around the Auckland region
405 photos in this gallery. Showing photos 385 - 405

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

Heading empty through Papakura, DL 9187 leads a late train 139 to Mission Bush

16 June 2021

The empty steel train heads through Papakura towards Mission Bush, with DL 9187 on the head

16 June 2021

Now a rare sight, DCP 4663 leads train 228 through Pukekohe en route to Auckland. The DC class is quickly disappearing from the national network as KiwiRail phases them out of service, and the remaining members are almost always seen on shunts

25 June 2021

Coming off the Mission Bush Branch and onto the North Island Main Trunk, DL 9158 leads train 134, the evening steel train to Westfield, through the junction at Westfield

2 July 2021

Now briefly passing alongside State Highway 22, DL 9158 picks up speed as it leads train 134 through Paerata

2 July 2021

DL 9319 and DL 9164 lead train 168S downhill from Remuera to Newmarket. The port shunts are running via Newmarket due to track work on the North Island Main Trunk

24 July 2021

After the morning fog had burned off, DL 9319 and DL 9164 lead train 168S through Remuera

24 July 2021

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