DBR 1254 unveiling

The unveiling and first outing of DBR 1254 after restoration

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Togerher again, DBR 1254 leads DBR 1295 at Victoria Ave

29 September 2019

Togerher again, DBR 1254 leads DBR 1295 at Victoria Ave

With the locomotives elephant style, DBR 1254 and DBR 1295 wait to depart Victoria Ave back to Glenbrook

29 September 2019

With the locomotives elephant style, DBR 1254 and DBR 1295 wait to depart Victoria Ave back to Glenbrook

DBR 1254 and DBR 1295 sit at the head of the train at Victoria Ave

29 September 2019

DBR 1254 and DBR 1295 sit at the head of the train at Victoria Ave

Stopping for a photo run, the pair of DBRs set back towards the platform

29 September 2019

Stopping for a photo run, the pair of DBRs set back towards the platform

DBR 1254 and DBR 1295 set back with their train back towards Victoria Ave station

29 September 2019

DBR 1254 and DBR 1295 set back with their train back towards Victoria Ave station

With both locomotives running in multiple and notching up for the climb, the pair of DBRs lead the passenger train out of Victoria Ave

29 September 2019

With both locomotives running in multiple and notching up for the climb, the pair of DBRs lead the passenger train out of Victoria Ave

Heading around the curves, DBR 1254 and DBR 1295 charge up the grade on a photo run

29 September 2019

Heading around the curves, DBR 1254 and DBR 1295 charge up the grade on a photo run

With Waiuku housing in the background, the two DBRs haul the train past the photo line

29 September 2019

With Waiuku housing in the background, the two DBRs haul the train past the photo line

DBR 1254 and DBR 1295 head under Black's Bridge on a photo run

29 September 2019

DBR 1254 and DBR 1295 head under Black's Bridge on a photo run

At the water tower, DBR 1254 and DBR 1295 stop before setting back on another photo run

29 September 2019

At the water tower, DBR 1254 and DBR 1295 stop before setting back on another photo run

Heading down the grade towards the water tower, DBR 1254 and DBR 1295 pass the open fields

29 September 2019

Heading down the grade towards the water tower, DBR 1254 and DBR 1295 pass the open fields

Near the water tower, the two DBRs charge past the photo line

29 September 2019

Near the water tower, the two DBRs charge past the photo line

Back at Glenbrook, the two DBRs were posed next to each other next to the signal box

29 September 2019

Back at Glenbrook, the two DBRs were posed next to each other next to the signal box

Looking at the front of both DBRs, a number of minor detail differences can be spotted

29 September 2019

Looking at the front of both DBRs, a number of minor detail differences can be spotted

DBR 1295 and DBR 1254 sit outside the Glenbrook signal box for the benefit of the attendees

29 September 2019

DBR 1295 and DBR 1254 sit outside the Glenbrook signal box for the benefit of the attendees

A close up view of the noses of both DBRs

29 September 2019

A close up view of the noses of both DBRs

Looking at the back of DBR 1295 and DBR 1254

29 September 2019

Looking at the back of DBR 1295 and DBR 1254

Looking straight on at the rear of both locomotives

29 September 2019

Looking straight on at the rear of both locomotives

DBR 1254 regains its number on the side of the long hood, after it was lost with the MAXX livery

29 September 2019

DBR 1254 regains its number on the side of the long hood, after it was lost with the MAXX livery

The two DBRs fit nicely next to the Glenbrook signal box

29 September 2019

The two DBRs fit nicely next to the Glenbrook signal box

After photos were captured, DBR 1295 was turned on the turntable to lead the next run to Victoria Ave

29 September 2019

After photos were captured, DBR 1295 was turned on the turntable to lead the next run to Victoria Ave