RES 60th Anniversary

Chartering a Silver Fern railcar from Auckland to Huntly via Glenbrook for the RES 60th anniversary
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RM 30 arrives at Papakura from the Strand to pick up a load of passengers. Train 220 is sitting on the Down Main waiting for the railcar during a Block of Line on the Up Main

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After stopping at Papakura, RM 30 headed to Glenbrook where passengers changed onto a GVR train, hauled by DBR 1295

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DBR 1295 sits in the sun at Glenbrook waiting to depart

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DBR 1295 sits in the sun at Glenbrook, with RM 30 in the background

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After arriving at Victoria Ave, DBR 1295 runs around the train for the trip back to Glenbrook

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At Shakespeare Road, passengers disembarked for a photo run

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DBR 1295 powers past the photo line at Shakespeare Road

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Passengers reboard the train at Shakespeare Road for the trip onwards

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At Pukeoware, Ww 480 was outside for passengers to look at

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Ww 644 sits inside the depot without a boiler, waiting for a new one to be fitted

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Inside the depot, DBR 1254 sits next to the new boiler for Ww 644

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Ww 644's new boiler waits to be installed

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Ja 1250 is also inside the depot under overhaul

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DBR 1295 waits at Pukeoware for passengers to reboard

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DBR 1295 sits at Pukeoware depot

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Back at Glenbrook, DBR 1295 sits at the platform while passengers re served a light lunch

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After lunch, passengers transfer back onto the railcar for the trip south to Huntly

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RM 30 awaits departure from Glenbrook for Huntly

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At Huntly, RM 30 sits at the rarely used platform

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Passengers mingle around as RM 30 sits at the platform

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At Huntly, a celebratory cake was served, depicting Ab 778 on the Kingston Flyer

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RES President Alan Verry cuts the cake to celebrate 60 years of the RES

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RM 30 waits at the platform as passengers ate cake

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DL 9135 passes RM 30 light, running as train 135

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