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 crosses Waipanga Road on its way to Kauri, on the first trip of the last day of the event

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

2 April 2018

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

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

2 April 2018

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

Ja 1275 slowly pulls into Kauri

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 slowly pulls into Kauri

Ja 1275 stops at Kauri while the locomotive is uncoupled

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 stops at Kauri while the locomotive is uncoupled

Ja 1275 pulls forward to start running around

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 pulls forward to start running around

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

2 April 2018

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

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

2 April 2018

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

Ja 1275 departs Kauri heading back for Whangarei

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 departs Kauri heading back for Whangarei

The train negotiates the curves out of Kauri

2 April 2018

The train negotiates the curves out of Kauri

Ja 1275 leads the train back towards Whangarei

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 leads the train back towards Whangarei

Ja 1275 passes the Kamo bypass

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 passes the Kamo bypass

Ja 1275 heads south back towards Whangarei

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 heads south back towards Whangarei

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

2 April 2018

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

The train passes through Kensington shortly before arriving at Whangarei

2 April 2018

The train passes through Kensington shortly before arriving at Whangarei

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

2 April 2018

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

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

2 April 2018

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

Ja 1275 climbs up to the bridge just out of Whangarei

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 climbs up to the bridge just out of Whangarei

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

2 April 2018

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

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

2 April 2018

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

Ja 1275 brings the train into Portland before running around again

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 brings the train into Portland before running around again

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