Miscellaneous and Happenings

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With fading paintwork and general grime, ADL 803 sits across the yard. (Site accessed with permission)

16 May 2021

ADL 803's stainless steel shines in the sun, contrasting with the faded and peeling paintwork on the cab. (Site accessed with permission)

16 May 2021

The two units are visible from Pukeoware Road, seen here among other various rolling stock in the yard. (Site accessed with permission)

16 May 2021

On a public run, Ww 480 passes through Pukeoware, passing the two stored DMUs

16 May 2021

On one of its monthly trips down to Ohakune, DBR 1254 repositions a short 3-total consist from Glenbrook to Pukekohe to pick up the first passengers, seen here crossing Heights Road

11 June 2021

With AG 49 and two 56-foot cars in tow, DBR 1254 heads to Pukekohe to collect passengers. The train is heading down to Ohakune on one of its monthly trips over winter, as part of Discover Ruapehu rail tours

11 June 2021

With primer applied, DC 4818 sits in the depot at Pukeoware under overhaul

6 June 2021

Parts of DC 4818's long hood sitting in the depot at Pukeoware, waiting for painting

6 June 2021

A visitor to GVR in the form of DSA 483, seen here inside the workshop. The locomotive was swapped for GVR's DSA 243, with the visiting locomotive at Pukeoware for mechanical work and DSA 243 covering at Winstone Pulp at Tangiwai

6 June 2021

Passing through Paerata as the light starts to disappear, ADL 809 heads north on a run from Pukekohe to Papakura

2 July 2021

Running half an hour late at this point, DFB 7335 leads train 101, the first evening Te Huia service, through Paerata. The train was held up at Papatoetoe due to a trespasser, briefly closing the line

2 July 2021

Bringing up the rear of the train, SRV 5859 trails behind DFB 7335 and the third Te Huia set as it passes through Paerata behind schedule

2 July 2021

Passing through Takaanini with the empty Te Huia service, DFB 7335 leads train 102 north towards Otahuhu

7 July 2021

Heading around the curves, DFB 7335 leads its four-car train through Takaanini empty towards Otahuhu

7 July 2021

Arriving into Papakura, AM 849 trails another second-generation AM unit as the train pulls into Platform 2

21 July 2021

DFB 7335 leads train 102 out of Papakura empty, heading for Otahuhu

21 July 2021

The following day, DFB 7077 leads train 102 just before crossing Taka Street and passing through Takaanini station. The train is running with one fewer carriage due to carriages with a certain type of drawgear being temporarily pulled from service, after train 101 parted south of Papakura the previous Monday evening

22 July 2021

On a foggy Saturday morning, AM 319 drifts down the grade from Remuera to Newmarket on an Onehunga Line service towards Britomart

24 July 2021

As the fog slowly burns off, AM 319 heads out of Remuera station towards Newmarket

24 July 2021

Heading through Remuera, DFB 7295 leads train 104 on its first run to The Strand station with passengers on board. On the tail end, DFB 7077 is along for the ride, and will lead the train back to Westfield as train 104E

24 July 2021

With an extra carriage on the consist, train 104 drifts down the grade from Remuera to Newmarket. The train normally runs via Panmure, but is running via Newmarket today due to track work on the North Island Main Trunk

24 July 2021

DFB 7077 brings up the rear of train 104 as it heads down the grade from Remuera to Newmarket

24 July 2021

Pulling into the loop at Pukekohe, DFB 7335 leads train B66 to Westfield, restricted to 40km/h. The train is heading up to Westfield empty to use the lathe, as part of remedial works after parting while in service

11 August 2021

Train B66 pulls into the loop at Pukekohe. The train consists of the set that parted just north of here at Karaka

11 August 2021

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