Big Steam

Ja 1275 running a number of shuttles to Portand and Kauri for Big Steam

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The train stops at Portland to run around

2 April 2018

The train stops at Portland to run around

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

2 April 2018

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

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

2 April 2018

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

Ja 1275 passes back under the road bridge to head back onto its train

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 passes back under the road bridge to head back onto its train

Ja 1275 steams away from Portland

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 steams away from Portland

Ja 1275 departs Portland back for Whangarei

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 departs Portland back for Whangarei

The train again heads under the road bridge heading back to Whangarei

2 April 2018

The train again heads under the road bridge heading back to Whangarei

Ja 1275 arrives back in Whangarei, with one more shuttle before concluding the weekend's events

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 arrives back in Whangarei, with one more shuttle before concluding the weekend's events

Viewed from the final shuttle, DFB 7049 and DCP 4663 sit in the Whangarei yard. DCP 4663 is the current local shunt locomotive, while DFB 7049 will tow the passenger train back to Glenbrook

2 April 2018

Viewed from the final shuttle, DFB 7049 and DCP 4663 sit in the Whangarei yard. DCP 4663 is the current local shunt locomotive, while DFB 7049 will tow the passenger train back to Glenbrook

The track out of Whangarei, viewed from the last carriage of the train

2 April 2018

The track out of Whangarei, viewed from the last carriage of the train

Passing through urban Whangarei

2 April 2018

Passing through urban Whangarei

At times the track sits some distance from the road

2 April 2018

At times the track sits some distance from the road

Passing through a small cutting on the way to Kauri

2 April 2018

Passing through a small cutting on the way to Kauri

Crossing State Highway 1 through Otangarei

2 April 2018

Crossing State Highway 1 through Otangarei

Passing underneath Station Road East and alongside the SH1 bypass

2 April 2018

Passing underneath Station Road East and alongside the SH1 bypass

Ja 1275 stopped at Kauri before running back to Whangarei for the last time for the weekend. (Yard entered with permission)

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 stopped at Kauri before running back to Whangarei for the last time for the weekend. (Yard entered with permission)

Ja 1275 runs around the train

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 runs around the train

Ja 1275 passes its train at Kauri

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 passes its train at Kauri

Ja 1275 sets back from the loop

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 sets back from the loop

Ja 1275 heads back towards its train

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 heads back towards its train

Ja 1275 stopped short of the train at Kauri

2 April 2018

Ja 1275 stopped short of the train at Kauri

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