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Glenbrook Christmas Lights

Night train decked out with Christmas lights return for 2019

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Sitting in the siding at Glenbrook, DBR 1295 collects three carriages stabled there before attaching them to the rest of the train to make an 8-car train. Photo: Casey-Anne Burgess

21 December 2019

Just before the first train of the evening, the full train is marshalled together at Glenbrook. The length of the train meant that the normal crossing was closed off and people used the road crossing further down the line. Photo: Casey-Anne Burgess

21 December 2019

More lights were put up this year, which included these candy cane decorations on the signals. DBR 1295 waits for passengers to board before it leads the train out of Glenbrook with Ww 480 on the rear

21 December 2019

Ww 480 leads the train back into Glenbrook with a full train, and DBR 1295 on the rear giving the heavy 8-car train a push

21 December 2019

Even before dusk, the train and lights proved popular with the public, with crowds rivalling the twice yearly Day Out with Thomas events

21 December 2019

After dark, DBR 1295's Christmas decorations shine as the train waits for another load of passengers

21 December 2019

A closer view of DBR 1295, complete with twinkling Christmas lights, a Santa headboard and a "Merry Christmas" banner on the long hood

21 December 2019

With lights swaying in the wind, the signal box gets its share of decorations

21 December 2019

The carriage's red and white lights blend together with a long exposure, as DBR 1295 and Ww 480 get the train under way to Pukeoware

21 December 2019

With the second to last service of the night, the train passes the signal box spreading the Christmas joy

21 December 2019

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