Tangiwai Memorial Service

A special service to commemorate the actions of driver Charles Parker and fireman Lance Redman during the Tangiwai disaster, and the associated excursion trains

100 photos in this gallery. Showing photos 85 - 100

The train sets back out of the siding and onto the bridge, with the track on the bridge seen here

7 May 2017

The train sets back out of the siding and onto the bridge, with the track on the bridge seen here

The foundations of the old bridge can be seen in the riverbed

7 May 2017

The foundations of the old bridge can be seen in the riverbed

View from the Tangiwai bridge

7 May 2017

View from the Tangiwai bridge

The Capital Connection carriages stabled in the WPI siding. EF 30134 and Jb 1236 went to Ohakune to be turned and serviced

7 May 2017

The Capital Connection carriages stabled in the WPI siding. EF 30134 and Jb 1236 went to Ohakune to be turned and serviced

The Capital Connection carriages sitting in the WPI siding

7 May 2017

The Capital Connection carriages sitting in the WPI siding

At Ohakune, EF 30134 sits on the loop waiting for Jb 1236 to finish servicing

7 May 2017

At Ohakune, EF 30134 sits on the loop waiting for Jb 1236 to finish servicing

Jb 1236 sits in a non-electrified siding at Ohakune for servicing, while Ja 1275 makes a quick passenger stop

7 May 2017

Jb 1236 sits in a non-electrified siding at Ohakune for servicing, while Ja 1275 makes a quick passenger stop

Ja 1275 approaches the Hapuawhenua viaduct

7 May 2017

Ja 1275 approaches the Hapuawhenua viaduct

Ja 1275 crosses the Hapuawhenua Viaduct on its trip home

7 May 2017

Ja 1275 crosses the Hapuawhenua Viaduct on its trip home

Crossing the Hapuawhenua viaduct

7 May 2017

Crossing the Hapuawhenua viaduct

Ja 1275 sitting in a non-electrified siding at Taumarunui for servicing

7 May 2017

Ja 1275 sitting in a non-electrified siding at Taumarunui for servicing

Ja 1275 being serviced. In the distance, headlights from DC 4939 and DC 4951 can be seen - the train was diesel hauled from here to Hamilton as the crew for Ja 1275 had gone over their hours

7 May 2017

Ja 1275 being serviced. In the distance, headlights from DC 4939 and DC 4951 can be seen - the train was diesel hauled from here to Hamilton as the crew for Ja 1275 had gone over their hours

At Hamilton, DC 4951 and DC 4939, which had brought the train from Taumarunui, are uncoupled and head to the yard

7 May 2017

At Hamilton, DC 4951 and DC 4939, which had brought the train from Taumarunui, are uncoupled and head to the yard

DC 4939 sits next to Ja 1275 at Hamilton station

7 May 2017

DC 4939 sits next to Ja 1275 at Hamilton station

DC 4939 and Ja 1275 standing nose to nose at Hamilton

7 May 2017

DC 4939 and Ja 1275 standing nose to nose at Hamilton

Ja 1275 will now take the train on her own to Glenbrook

7 May 2017

Ja 1275 will now take the train on her own to Glenbrook

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