DBR 1254 unveiling

The unveiling and first outing of DBR 1254 after restoration

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To kick off the day, De 507 led the passenger train from Glenbrook to Pukeoware for the unveiling ceremony

29 September 2019

To kick off the day, De 507 led the passenger train from Glenbrook to Pukeoware for the unveiling ceremony

DBR 1254 is just visible inside the shed as a bagpiper walks along its path

29 September 2019

DBR 1254 is just visible inside the shed as a bagpiper walks along its path

DBR 1254 cuts through the ribbon set up at the shed in Pukeoware

29 September 2019

DBR 1254 cuts through the ribbon set up at the shed in Pukeoware

Now revealing its new Fruit Salad or International Orange livery, GVR volunteers and RES members get a look at the freshly restored locomotive for the first time

29 September 2019

Now revealing its new Fruit Salad or International Orange livery, GVR volunteers and RES members get a look at the freshly restored locomotive for the first time

RES President Alan Verry gives a speech in front of DBR 1254

29 September 2019

RES President Alan Verry gives a speech in front of DBR 1254

RES members pose in front of DBR 1254 for a photo

29 September 2019

RES members pose in front of DBR 1254 for a photo

GVR members who worked on the locomotive pose in front of DBR 1254

29 September 2019

GVR members who worked on the locomotive pose in front of DBR 1254

The train crew for the day, along with the General Manager, pose in front of DBR 1254

29 September 2019

The train crew for the day, along with the General Manager, pose in front of DBR 1254

DBR 1254 in all its glory sitting outside the Pukeoware depot

29 September 2019

DBR 1254 in all its glory sitting outside the Pukeoware depot

A head-on view of DBR 1254 at Pukeoware

29 September 2019

A head-on view of DBR 1254 at Pukeoware

After heading across the road, DBR 1254 pushes DCP 4818 towards the workshop at Pukeoware

29 September 2019

After heading across the road, DBR 1254 pushes DCP 4818 towards the workshop at Pukeoware

DCP 4818 symbolically enters the workshop at Pukeoware. The locomotive is to be the next restoration project, ahead of DBR 1295

29 September 2019

DCP 4818 symbolically enters the workshop at Pukeoware. The locomotive is to be the next restoration project, ahead of DBR 1295

DBR 1254 and DCP 4818 together at Pukeoware depot

29 September 2019

DBR 1254 and DCP 4818 together at Pukeoware depot

DBR 1254 sits outside the shed at Pukeoware, waiting to head onto the train

29 September 2019

DBR 1254 sits outside the shed at Pukeoware, waiting to head onto the train

At Victoria Ave after making its first passenger run after restoration, DBR 1254 waits to run around

29 September 2019

At Victoria Ave after making its first passenger run after restoration, DBR 1254 waits to run around

DBR 1254 sets back and poses at the end of the line at Victoria Ave

29 September 2019

DBR 1254 sets back and poses at the end of the line at Victoria Ave

Sitting in the sun, DBR 1254 shows off its new paintwork, a far cry from its old faded MAXX livery

29 September 2019

Sitting in the sun, DBR 1254 shows off its new paintwork, a far cry from its old faded MAXX livery

DBR 1254 sits right at the end of the line

29 September 2019

DBR 1254 sits right at the end of the line

Posing next to a directional sign, DBR 1254 sits at Victoria Ave for photos

29 September 2019

Posing next to a directional sign, DBR 1254 sits at Victoria Ave for photos

DBR 1254 now runs around the train at Victoria Ave

29 September 2019

DBR 1254 now runs around the train at Victoria Ave

Now joined by DBR 1295, which sneaked from Pukeoware behind the passenger train, DBR 1254 runs around its passenger train

29 September 2019

Now joined by DBR 1295, which sneaked from Pukeoware behind the passenger train, DBR 1254 runs around its passenger train

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