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ClassNo.TMS ClassTMS No.NameSub-ClassWheel Arr.BuilderStatusPurposeLengthBody TypeLocationNotesC&W NotesSourcePhotoConfirmed
M1863NZR - Addington
of 1930
ScrappedMOTAT - Western Springs Railway1971 - 1995c MOTAT
1995c Scrapped
_
A1993A2269NZR - Addington
of 1939
Unknown56' 0"Steel CladDunedin Railways2007 - 201X Dunedin Railways
201X For Sale?

Photo: Dunedin, 04/2009
CompleteEmailed - PM2007-10-03
A1994AL2096NZR - Addington
of 1939
Private Property56' 0"Steel CladPrivate - West Coast197X - 1983 NZR - Car (A56809)
1983 - 2007 NZR - Carvan (AL2096)
2007 - 11/2019 Dunedin Railways/Taieri Gorge Railway
11/2019 Sold - Private Buyer

Photo: Dunedin, 04/2009
CompleteEmailed - PM2007-10-03
A1986A2052NZR - Addington
of 1943
Scrapped56' 0"Steel CladDunedin Railways1939 - 1943 Pax Car (Juliet Scoble)
1943 - 1946 Ambulance Car. Army (Juliet Scoble)
1946 - 19XX Ambulance Car. NZR?
2007 - 2020 Dunedin Railways
02/2020 Scrapped

Photo: Dunedin, 04/2009
CompleteEmailed - PM2007-10-03
AOpossum0-4-0TE. W. Mills (Lion Foundry)
of 1875
DisplayWest Coast Historical & Mechanical Society - Shantytown1875 - 1877 Stored, Foxton
1877 - 1878 Butler & O'Connor, Greymouth
1878 - 1884 PWD, Greymouth Harbour Works
1885 - 1911 Greymouth Harbour Board
1911 - 1958 Ogilvie's, Gladstone
1958 - 1986 Display, Greymouth
1986 - 07/2009 Stored, Shantytown
07/2009 - 02/2012 Statically, restored

Photo: Shantytown 06/2012
In the Beginning - Petrie
0-4-0Baguley
#3516 of 1958
StoredPPCS, VernonNZ Refigeration Co, Burnside
NZ Refrigeration Co, Vernon
PPCS, Blenheim
Vernon, stored

Photo: Vernon, 05/2015
F624Fell vanNZR - Addington
of 1943
In Service14'Wood CladCanterbury Railway Society - Ferrymead Railway

1943 - 1967 NZR service
03/1967 Canterbury Railway Society

Photo: Ferrymead, 02/2009

CompleteWebsite2005-07-27
Tr540-4-0Hudswell Clarke
#D599 of 1936
StoredCanterbury Railway Society - Ferrymead Railway1937 - 1950 PWD Service (PWD 2112)
1950 - 1966 NZR Service (Tr 54)
03/1967 Ferrymead Railway (CRS)

Photo: Ferrymead, 11/2011
NZ Railway Motive Power 2002 - D. Parsons
B231NZR - Addington
of 1889
In Service31'Wood CladCanterbury Railway Society - Ferrymead Railway1873 - 1889 NZR - C 231 (ADD/1879)
1889 - 1941 NZR rebuilt B 231
1941 - 12/1971 Ways & Works (Ea 1739)
12/1971 - 19XX Canterbury Railway Society (ST)
19XX - 2005 Canterbury Railway Society (OH)
2005 Canterbury Railway Society (IS)

Photo: Ferrymead, 11/2015
CompleteWebsite2005-07-27
0-4-4-0BTHeisler Locomotive Works (Stearns Manufacturing Co)
#1450 of 1922
StoredFerrymead Railway (CRS)1922 - 1950 Bartholomew Land & Timber (No. 2)
1951 - 1960 Ogilvie & Co, Gladstone (No. 2)
1960 - 1965 stored, Gladstone
1965 - 1968 New Forest Sawmills, Ngahere
1968 Canterbury Railway Society, Ferrymead

Photo: Ferrymead, 10/2013

Era of the Bush Tram in NZ - P. Mahoney

List: 27/07/2005
0-4-4-0BTHeisler Locomotive Works (Stearns Manufacturing Co)
#1063 of 1902
Parts SupplyBush Tramway Club1902 - 1915 Brownlee & Co, Havelock
1915 - 1965 New Forest Sawmills, Ngahere
1965 - 1967 Unused
1967 Bush Tramway Club

Bogies & Motor only to BTC, rest scrapped.

Photo: Pukemiro Jct. 06/2008
Era of the Bush Tram in NZ - P. Mahoney


Bush Tramway Club - Swabey & Willmot
0-4-4-0BTHeisler Locomotive Works (Stearns Manufacturing Co)
#1494 of 1924
DisplayWest Coast Historical & Mechanical Society - Shantytown1924 - 1929 Midland Saw Milling, Camerons
1929 - 1958 New Forest Sawmills, Ngahere
1958 - 1966 Unused, Kangaroo Creek
1966 - 1969 ???
1969 - 2010 Shantytown, stored
2010 - 2012 Greymouth, overhaul

Photo: Shantytown, 06/2012
Era of the Bush Tram in NZ - P. Mahoney
0-4-4-0BTHeisler Locomotive Works (Stearns Manufacturing Co)
#1082 of 1904
OverhaulBush Tramway Club1904 - 1947 Taupo Totara Timber Co (No.2)
1947 - 1966 Ellis & Burnand, Ongarue
1966 - 1977 Bush Tramway Club, MOTAT
1977 Bush Tramway Club, Pukemiro

Photo: Pukemiro, 12/2015
Era of the Bush Tram in NZ - P. Mahoney


Bush Tramway Club - Swabey & Willmot
A1898AB3511NZR - Addington
of 1940
Private Property56' 0"Steel CladOtago?1970 - 1975 Southerner Buffet
1975 - 19XX Endeavor Buffet
19XX - 1999 ???
1999? Masterton (ST)
Feilding Steam & Rail (ST)
10/2008 Dunedin - Private
Owned by John & Rolf Christensen
05/2020 sold to Private Buyer

Photo: Masterton, 10/1995 - Brian Duffell
CompleteDG2008-05-11
A650-4-0TDubs& Co
#653 of 1873
StoredWest Coast Historical & Mechanical Society - Shantytown1896 - 1901 John Harrison, Aratapu
1901 - 1917 NZ White Pine, Naumai
1936 Converted to Diesel
1917 - 1959 Stuart & Chapman, Ross

Photo: Shantytown, 2005
NZ Railfan - December 1995 - D. Parsons
E1143E315StoredFlat DeckWooden BodySilver Stream Railway18XX - 1908 Wellington and Manawatu Railway Co. (W & MR C - Bm 1)
1908 - 1940 NZR as M 1573
3/1940 - 6/1982 to E 1143 (E315)

Photo: 2010, Jason Durry
WMR - Clive Davis
E1901In ServiceRunner for crane 291Wooden BodyCanterbury Railway Society - Ferrymead Railway189X - 1908 Wellington and Manawatu Railway Co. (W & MR - M 30)
1908 - 1944 NZR (M 1561)
1944 - 1954 to E 1901
1954 sold to Union Steam Ship Co, for use in Greymouth
Canterbury Railway Society - E 291

Photo: Ferrymead, 12/2009
CompleteWMR - Clive Davis2006-05-17
Duplex Loco0-4-2TAndrew Barclay & Sons
#1130A of 1907
StoredPrivate - Tauranga1130 A
1907 - 1917 Brownlee & Co, Havelock, Marlborough
1917 - 1948 Lake Brunner Sawmilling Co, Ruru
Rebuilt as 0-4-2T
1948 - 198X Ruru, derelict
198X - 1985c Stephen Hall, Greymouth/Auckland
Private, Rotorua
1985c - 19XX Geoff Ernest, Tirau
Roy Currie, Nuhaka
2008 - 2016 Rotorua Ngongotaha Railway
2016 Private, Tauranga

1130 B
1907 - 1916 Brownlee & Co, Havelock, Marlborough
1917 - 1926 Tauranga Rimu Co, Tauriko
1926 - 198X Auckland Famers Fertiliser Co, Te Papapa
1949 Rebuilt as diesel at Believed to have been scrapped.

Photo: 1130A - Tauranga, 12/2017
MTEM - 25/06/2008

Era of the Bush Tram in NZ - P. Mahoney

NZ Railfan -
June 1998
0-4-0STAndrew Barclay & Sons
#1186 of 1909
ScrappedMOTAT - Western Springs Railway1909 - 195X Taringamotu Totara Sawmilling Co (Steam)
195X - 1959 Stored?
1960 rebuilt as Union Foundry 42/1960
1960 - 196X Taringamotu Totara Sawmilling Co
196X to MOTAT
196X scrapped

Photo: Bob Stott
0-6-0Andrew Barclay & Sons
#1197 of 1910
StoredRotorua Ngongotaha Railway1909 - 1929 Sanson Tramway "Manawatu"
1929 - 1931 Thos. Borthwick & Sons, Pakipaki
1931 - 1989 Thos. Borthwick & Sons, Waingawa
1989 - 1991 AFFCo, Waingawa
1991 - 2005 AFFCo, Wairoa
2005 Rotorua Ngongotaha Railway
1955 Converted to diesel

Photo: Ngongotaha 02/2006
NZRO - Autumn 1999 - D. Parsons
0-6-0Barclay/Price
#1197 of 1910
In ServiceRotorua Ngongotaha Railway Trust1909 - 1929 Sanson Tramway "Manawatu"
1929 - 1931 Thos. Borthwick & Sons, Pakipaki
1931 - 1989 Thos. Borthwick & Sons, Waingawa
1989 - 1991 AFFCo, Waingawa
1991 - XXXX AFFCo, Wairoa
2005 Rotorua Ngongotaha Railway
1955 Rebuilt to diesel

Photo: Ngongotaha 06/2012
SV 02/2006

NZRO - Autumn 1999 - D. Parsons
YH477Yh-1NZR - East Town
of 1979
StoredBallast WagonWaitara Railway Preservation Society2008 Derailed near Patea.
2008 - 05/2020 by railway at Patea
05/2020 recovered by Waitara Railway Preservation Society
M. Hobbs
_2011-01-22
D114D21492-2English Electric
#1600 of 1953
Private PropertyBelgrove, Nelson07/2012 Sold to Belgrove
21/08/2012 Arrived at Belgrove
Former trailer for DM562

Photo: D. Parsons
Dm45DM510Bo-BoEnglish Electric
#1590 of 1953
StoredBlue Train - Paraparaumu08/2012 - 12/2014 Steam Inc Privately Owned
12/2014 to Paraparaumu

Photo: Wellington, 04/2012
Dm48DM556CyclopsBo-BoEnglish Electric
#1593 of 1953
StoredWellington Heritage Multiple Unit Preservation Trust1954 - 2012 TranzMetro
200X TranzMetro (OH)
03/2012 Stored, Hutt
01/2013 WHMUPT, stored
04/2013 Maymorn, stored
Used with D 113 & D 138

Photo: Maymorn, 04/2019

NZ Railway Motive Power 2002 - D. Parsons
D174D28262-2English Electric
#1660 of 1953
Private PropertyBelgrove, Nelson06/2012 Withdrawn from service

Former trailer for DM182

Photo: D. Parsons
D169D27512-2English Electric
#1655 of 1953
Private PropertySilverdale, Private1953 - 1994 NZR service
1994 Private Residence

Photo: Silverdale, 09/2011
Site Visit
D163D26952-2English Electric
#1649 of 1953
In ServiceCanterbury Railway Society - Ferrymead Railway

1953 - 1988 NZR service
1988 - 2007 Canterbury Railway Society, stored
2007 - 2008 TollRail, Linwood
2008 - 2012 TranzMetro, Wellington

03/2012 Stored, Wellington

07/2012 In Service, Ferrymead

Owned by Canty. Rail Soc.
Used with Dm 27

Photo: Wellington, 05/2009

NZ Railway Motive Power 2002 - D. Parsons
D162D2687The Phoenix2-2English Electric
#1648 of 1953
StoredNational Railway Museum of NZ1953 - 2001 NZR service
2001 - 200X Hutt, stored
200X - 2008 Hutt? overhaul
2008 - 2012 TranzMetro, Wellington
03/2012 Stored, Hutt
01/2013 NRM of NZ
Used with DM216

Photo: Wellington, 05/2009

D139D24382-2English Electric
#1625 of 1950
Private PropertySilverdale, Private1951 - 1994 NZR service
1994 Private Residence

Photo: Silverdale, 09/2011
Site Visit
D138D2411Cyclops2-2English Electric
#1624 of 1950
StoredWellington Heritage Multiple Unit Preservation Trust1950 - 200X TranzMetro
200X TranzMetro (OH)
03/2012 Stored, Hutt
01/2013 WHMUPT
Used with Dm 48 & D 113

Photo: Wellington 04/2008
D1402-4-0TScott Brothers, ChCh
#36 of 1887
OverhaulFerrymead Railway (CRS)1888 - 1920 NZR Service
1920 - 1961 Kempthorne, Prosser & Co. Hornby
1961 - 1967 Canterbury Society of Model Engineers
1967 - 2003 Ferrymead, Overhaul
2003 - 2013 Ferrymead, In Service
2013 Ferrymead, Overhaul

Photo: Ferrymead, 04/2007
List: 27/07/2005
Jb1236Joanne4-8-2North British Locomotive Co.
#24559 of 1939
In Service (Mainline)Mainline Steam - Wellington1939 - 1971 NZR - (J class)
1971 - 1972 Stored, Dunedin
1972 Railway Enthusiast Society
1972 - 19XX Mr. A Buchler (MOTAT)
19XX - 1988 Mr. R Baker (MOTAT)
1988 Mainline Steam, Ian Welch
1991 - 2001 Parnell, Overhaul
2001 Entered service as Jb 1236
2001 - 2011 Parnell & Christchurch, MLIS
2011 - 2016 MLS, Wellington, OH
2016 MLS, Wellington, In Service

Photo: Ferrymead, 04/2010
ABlack Maria0-6-0J. Johnston & Sons
of 1902
DisplayRiverton1902 - 1954 More & Sons, Pourakino
1954 - 2009 Pourakino, display
2009 - 2013 DOC, Invercargill, stored
2013 DOC, restored
2013 Riverton, display

Photo: Riverton, 01/2017
Era of the Bush Tram in NZ - P. Mahoney���
Af874NZR - Hillside
of 1905
In Service47' 6"Wood CladOcean Beach Railway1905 - 1948 Car - A 874
1948 - 1968 Carvan - Af 874 (ADD/1948)
1968 - 1977 Taieri Model Railway Club
1977 donated to Ocean Beach Railway

Photo: Dunedin, 06/2007
Complete02-2010
SM-RR
2010-10-03
LaPrivate PropertyPrivate - FairfaxAs flat deck

Photo: Fairfax, 10/2012
Site Visit
Aa1068NZR - Petone
of 1908
Stored50' 0"Wood CladWestern Springs Railway - MOTAT1908 - 1977 NZR Service
1977 - 1986 MOTAT
1986 - 2008 McDonalds. Paraparaumu
2008 - 2011 MOTAT 1
2011 to MOTAT 2

Owned by MOTAT

Photo: MOTAT 1, 12/2010
CompleteClive Davis2007-07-01
0-6-0TKerr Stuart
#4183 of 1926
DisplayWestern Springs Railway (MOTAT)1926 - 1966 Kempthorne Prosser, Otahuhu
1966 - 1969 Otahuhu, stored
1969 - 1986 Western Springs Railway (MOTAT)
1986 - 02/ 2008 McDonalds, Paraparaumu
02/2008 - 2011 MOTAT 1
2011 to MOTAT 2

Photo: MOTAT, 09/2010