Tr 189 commissioning completed

Tr189 on shed at Maymorn, during commissioning tests. Photo: Ben Calcott

Commissioning work has now been completed on our Hillside Workshops-built shunting locomotive Tr189. Photographs from the second day of commissioning tests - 9 March 2013 follow. Thanks to all involved, including Rotary Club of Upper Hutt for a substantial donation towards the purchase of the locomotive from KiwiRail, and Trust members who funded and brought the locomotive back into service.

Driving cab of Tr189.

Left-hand side front view from cab of Tr189

Right-hand side front view from cab of Tr189

John and Hugh tamping ballast on turntable road, Tr189 in background.