Dora Gets Fire Suppressed

Fire suppressed locomotives are now required on the Northern Explorer

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The Northern Explorer, with a very clean DFB 7322 on the head

1 July 2017

The Northern Explorer, with a very clean DFB 7322 on the head

One of the recent overhauls, DFB 7023 pulls into Papakura station with train 200. The train was running about two and a half hours late at this point, as the service had earlier struck a car near Levin

22 September 2017

One of the recent overhauls, DFB 7023 pulls into Papakura station with train 200. The train was running about two and a half hours late at this point, as the service had earlier struck a car near Levin

Passengers collect their belongings at Papakura, after what was undoubtedly a long day

22 September 2017

Passengers collect their belongings at Papakura, after what was undoubtedly a long day

DFB 7322 sits at Wellington station with train 200, the northbound Northern Explorer

15 October 2017

DFB 7322 sits at Wellington station with train 200, the northbound Northern Explorer

DFB 7322 stops at Palmerston North with train 200

15 October 2017

DFB 7322 stops at Palmerston North with train 200

The Northern Explorer passes through Turangarere, with DFB 7322 on the head

15 October 2017

The Northern Explorer passes through Turangarere, with DFB 7322 on the head

DFB 7322 passes worker's vehicles at Turangarere

15 October 2017

DFB 7322 passes worker's vehicles at Turangarere

DFB 7322 leads train 200 onto the Hapuawhenua viaduct

15 October 2017

DFB 7322 leads train 200 onto the Hapuawhenua viaduct

Train 200 passes over the Hapuawhenua viaduct

15 October 2017

Train 200 passes over the Hapuawhenua viaduct

DFB 7322 crosses the Hapuawhenua viaduct

15 October 2017

DFB 7322 crosses the Hapuawhenua viaduct

North of Taumarunui, train 200 snakes around the hilly terrain

15 October 2017

North of Taumarunui, train 200 snakes around the hilly terrain

DFB 7322 stops at Hamilton station, about to start the last leg of its journey to Auckland

15 October 2017

DFB 7322 stops at Hamilton station, about to start the last leg of its journey to Auckland

DFB 7322 sits at Hamilton station

15 October 2017

DFB 7322 sits at Hamilton station

DFB 7322 leads train 200 onto the Ngaruawahia bridge

15 October 2017

DFB 7322 leads train 200 onto the Ngaruawahia bridge

DFB 7199 leads train 200 into Papakura station, still looking clean. DFB 7199 was one of the DFB conversions done on a DFT from the active fleet

5 November 2017

DFB 7199 leads train 200 into Papakura station, still looking clean. DFB 7199 was one of the DFB conversions done on a DFT from the active fleet

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