Our first complete locomotive — shunting loco Tr189 is being restored to operation at the Trust's Maymorn site.
Our first complete locomotive - TR937 - arrived at Maymorn on Friday 30th July 2010. The locomotive will be used for shunting and track construction work at Maymorn, and will play a key role in future reinstatement of the Rimutaka Incline Railway from Maymorn to Kaitoke, Summit and Cross Creek.
TR937 was one of nine 20-tonne shunting locomotives built to this design at the New Zealand Railways Hillside Workshops in Dunedin during the 1970s. Working in the Manawatu for much of its life, it had been stored out of service in Wellington for over a year before being purchased by the Trust.