Glenbrook Vintage Railway

Scenes from a visit to Glenbrook Vintage Railway

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Old freight wagons block the access between the Mission Bush branch with the Glenbrook Vintage Railway (Waiuku Branch)

24 October 2009

Old freight wagons block the access between the Mission Bush branch with the Glenbrook Vintage Railway (Waiuku Branch)

An old cement wagon is coupled to the other wagons

24 October 2009

An old cement wagon is coupled to the other wagons

W<sup>W</sup> 644, Glenbrook Vintage Railway's loco of the day, arrives at Glenbrook Station. (I was not the only one photographing the train that day)

24 October 2009

W<sup>W</sup> 644, Glenbrook Vintage Railway's loco of the day, arrives at Glenbrook Station. (I was not the only one photographing the train that day)

W<sup>W</sup> 644 has run around the train and is slowly approaching the carriages

24 October 2009

W<sup>W</sup> 644 has run around the train and is slowly approaching the carriages

The loco has just made contact with the carriages

24 October 2009

The loco has just made contact with the carriages

One of the GVR staff connects the brake pipes and the safety chains between the loco and carriage

24 October 2009

One of the GVR staff connects the brake pipes and the safety chains between the loco and carriage

W<sup>W</sup> 644 stops along the way to fill up with water, spilling some from the tank in the process

24 October 2009

W<sup>W</sup> 644 stops along the way to fill up with water, spilling some from the tank in the process

The observation truck at the end of the train is not a good place to be when the train is running back to Glenbrook <img src="forum/images/smilies/wink.gif" alt=";)">

24 October 2009

The observation truck at the end of the train is not a good place to be when the train is running back to Glenbrook <img src="forum/images/smilies/wink.gif" alt=";)">

While the line will go to Waiuku, the track from here on is not yet complete, so W<sup>W</sup> 644 is forced to turn around and return to Glenbrook

24 October 2009

While the line will go to Waiuku, the track from here on is not yet complete, so W<sup>W</sup> 644 is forced to turn around and return to Glenbrook

W<sup>W</sup> 644 backs up to the carriages once more for its return journey

24 October 2009

W<sup>W</sup> 644 backs up to the carriages once more for its return journey

GVR No. 10 aka DSA 243 only gets occasional use on the railway

24 October 2009

GVR No. 10 aka DSA 243 only gets occasional use on the railway

J<sup>A</sup> 1250 at GVR's workshops, currently not being used, but operational (and mainline certified)

24 October 2009

J<sup>A</sup> 1250 at GVR's workshops, currently not being used, but operational (and mainline certified)

The passenger car attached to the DSA sits inside the workshop

24 October 2009

The passenger car attached to the DSA sits inside the workshop

An old fuel wagon formorly used by NZR, with DSA 243 behind it, viewed from the departing steam train

24 October 2009

An old fuel wagon formorly used by NZR, with DSA 243 behind it, viewed from the departing steam train

W<sup>W</sup> 644 has since arrived back at Glenbrook, and is now heading back out to the end of the line. Most of the train can be seen in this shot

24 October 2009

W<sup>W</sup> 644 has since arrived back at Glenbrook, and is now heading back out to the end of the line. Most of the train can be seen in this shot

Jigger rides are popular at GVR. Here, a group propel themselves to the end of the crossing loop. TR 30 can be seen in the background (see next photo)

24 October 2009

Jigger rides are popular at GVR. Here, a group propel themselves to the end of the crossing loop. TR 30 can be seen in the background (see next photo)

TR 30 (TMS number 160) has been stripped of its engine and has been converted into a children's playground

24 October 2009

TR 30 (TMS number 160) has been stripped of its engine and has been converted into a children's playground

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