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Steam locomotive restoration work February 2019

During the warm summer months we took the opportunity to tidy up Baldwin steam locomotive boilers from Wb 292 and Wb 299.

Work in progress - December 2018

The interior of our rail vehicle shed has been transformed over the past couple of months, with hard fill compacted into place and concrete floors laid.

Work in progress - August 2018

During July and August 2018 we have concentrated on finishing internal lining for our workshop shed.

FRONZ conference visit 4 June 2018

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 rail

Wb 299 cab update

Work continues on rebuilding the cab for 1898 Baldwin steam locomotive Wb 299.

Mainline track extension - Summer 2018

A selection of photos of recent track work, extending our mainline to a point opposite the Maymorn station building and platform.

Replacement boiler for Ab 745

After months of planning and fundraising, a replacement boiler has been secured for steam locomotive Ab 745.

Work in progress - October 2017

A selection of photos of work in progress around the railway.

Ballast wagon restoration total reaches six

In September work started on repairing and restoring a sixth ballast wagon - Yc877. The ongoing programme of work is lifting the overall presentation and standard of the 13-strong fleet.

Engine hood frame repairs for ORB No.1

A new engine hood frame is being fabricated for the railway's 30-tonne diesel shunt locomotive - former Ohai Railway Board No.1.