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The RES heads to the Fieldays

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DFB 7213 leads the GVR mainline fleet through Paerata, en route from Strand to Te Awamutu and Te Kuiti

15 June 2019

DFB 7213 leads the GVR mainline fleet through Paerata, en route from Strand to Te Awamutu and Te Kuiti

DFB 7213 leans into the corner as it passes the former Paerata station

15 June 2019

DFB 7213 leans into the corner as it passes the former Paerata station

Passing under State Highway 1 at Mercer, DFB 7213 heads down the North Island Main Trunk

15 June 2019

Passing under State Highway 1 at Mercer, DFB 7213 heads down the North Island Main Trunk

DFB 7213 about to cross Oram Road near Mercer

15 June 2019

DFB 7213 about to cross Oram Road near Mercer

Near Huntly, DFB 7213 passes under the new Waikato Expressway overbridge with the GVR mainline fleet in tow

15 June 2019

Near Huntly, DFB 7213 passes under the new Waikato Expressway overbridge with the GVR mainline fleet in tow

With darkening skies, DFB 7213 heads into Huntly with the Fieldays train

15 June 2019

With darkening skies, DFB 7213 heads into Huntly with the Fieldays train

DFB 7213 arrives into Hamilton station for a crew change

15 June 2019

DFB 7213 arrives into Hamilton station for a crew change

Pulling into Hamilton Station for a crew change

15 June 2019

Pulling into Hamilton Station for a crew change

DFB 7213 stops at Hamilton

15 June 2019

DFB 7213 stops at Hamilton

Stopped at Hamilton, fresh crew board DFB 7213 for the run south

15 June 2019

Stopped at Hamilton, fresh crew board DFB 7213 for the run south

With a fresh crew on board, DFB 7213 departs Hamilton for Te Awamutu

15 June 2019

With a fresh crew on board, DFB 7213 departs Hamilton for Te Awamutu

Passengers on the rear of the excursion watch the station disappear behind them

15 June 2019

Passengers on the rear of the excursion watch the station disappear behind them

At Te Awamutu, passengers for the Fieldays transfer to buses for the trip to Mystery Creek Events Centre. Passengers also had the option to continue to Te Kuiti where the locomotive was turned

15 June 2019

At Te Awamutu, passengers for the Fieldays transfer to buses for the trip to Mystery Creek Events Centre. Passengers also had the option to continue to Te Kuiti where the locomotive was turned

The rarely used platform at Te Awamutu was a hive of activity just a few minutes ago before the buses left

15 June 2019

The rarely used platform at Te Awamutu was a hive of activity just a few minutes ago before the buses left

DFB 7213 departs Te Awamutu for Te Kuiti

15 June 2019

DFB 7213 departs Te Awamutu for Te Kuiti

Under way from Te Awamutu, DFB 7213 heads south to be turned at Te Kuiti

15 June 2019

Under way from Te Awamutu, DFB 7213 heads south to be turned at Te Kuiti

The train heads out of Te Awamutu with half a load of passengers on board

15 June 2019

The train heads out of Te Awamutu with half a load of passengers on board

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