FRONZ conference visit 4 June 2018

A demonstration ballast train was run for FRONZ conference delegates visiting on 4 June 2018. Photo: Jeff Tollan

FRONZ 2018 conference delegates made a visit to our railway for a train ride, workshop tour and lunch on Monday 4 June 2018, during their tour of heritage railway attractions in the Hutt Valley. Most heritage and tourist railways are FRONZ members, sending representatives to an annual conference to catch up on the latest advice and share their knowledge and experience.

Tr189 and ballast train passing delegates at the Maymorn yard throat.

Checking out locomotives and wagons on display inside the rail vehicle shed. Photo: Jeff Tollan

Delegates checking out Ab745, Hugh McCracken on call to answer questions. Photo: Jeff Tollan

A different view of the visit... Photo: Jeff Tollan

Checking out the firebox of the boiler on steam locomotive Ab 745. Photo: Jeff Tollan

Grant Craig, FRONZ President, and delegates checking out steam locomotive Ab 745. Photo: Jeff Tollan

Ex- Ohai Railway Board diesel locomotive #1 under restoration, on display on inspection pits inside the rail vehicle shed. Photo: Jeff Tollan

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