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Steam trains celebrate centenary

Steam trains celebrate centenary

Steam locomotives line up, emitting clouds of steam, at Dunedin railway station’s centenary celebrations in October 2006. From right they are: A 67 from Ocean Beach railway (Dunedin), Plains Railways’ Rogers K 88 Washington, D 140 from Ferrymead, Mainline Steam’s AB 663, WAB 794 from Feilding, Mainline Steam’s JB 1236 and JA 1271 from Steam Incorporated at Paekākāriki.

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Neill Atkinson, 'Railways - Rail transformed', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 April 2024)

Story by Neill Atkinson, published 11 Mar 2010, reviewed & revised 11 Mar 2016