Miscellaneous and Happenings
Passing through Homai, DFB 7295 leads a lengthy 6-car Te Huia towards The Strand, running as train 100. After Electronic Train Protection (ETP) was fitted to the locomotives, Waka Kotahi lifted the ban on the service travelling north of Papakura, allowing the service to resume running to The Strand after additional driver training
8 August 2023
Heading south light loco, DBR 1254 descends the Whangarata bank through Pōkeno, en route to Palmerston North. The locomotive is heading to Steam Inc for servicing until January 2024, and joins their Hawkes Bay Wine & Food by Rail Experience excursion on the return leg from Palmerston North to Paekakariki
27 October 2023
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