Big Steam

Ja 1275 running a number of shuttles to Portand and Kauri for Big Steam
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Ja 1275 crosses Waipanga Road on its way to Kauri, on the first trip of the last day of the event

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 wanders along to Kauri with six full GVR carriages in tow

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 pulls into Kauri, its final destination and as far north as regular KiwiRail services now run

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 slowly pulls into Kauri

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 stops at Kauri while the locomotive is uncoupled

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 pulls forward to start running around

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 just blocks the crossing as it stops to set back

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 runs around the train on the small loop at Kauri

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 departs Kauri heading back for Whangarei

2 April 2018

The train negotiates the curves out of Kauri

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 leads the train back towards Whangarei

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 passes the Kamo bypass

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 heads south back towards Whangarei

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 heads away from SH1 for now on its way back to Whangarei

2 April 2018

The train passes through Kensington shortly before arriving at Whangarei

2 April 2018

The train passes over a number of level crossings before arriving back at Whangarei

2 April 2018

On the next trip to Portland, Ja 1275 skirts alongside SH1 out of Whangarei

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 climbs up to the bridge just out of Whangarei

2 April 2018

The train crosses the bridge with another full load of passengers. All trains over the weekend had sold out

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 passes under the road bridge on the approach to Portland

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 brings the train into Portland before running around again

2 April 2018

The train stops at Portland to run around

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 passes its own train at Portland shortly before heading back to Whangarei

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 passes over a turnout for an old siding while running around

2 April 2018

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