Welcome. With the collaborations of a couple of friends, I have been gathering info on New Zealand Railways Rolling Stock for the last twenty five years. This site is a sample of the progress so far - started on March 01 2013. Any new info or errors found - please contact.
For International Visitors, some stats - NZ is all Narrow Gauge (1067mm) track and currently about 4,100 km of line, of which about 550+km is electrified. Their is about 200 Mainline Diesel & Electric Locomotives. The newest Class is the DL of 2010 (2700kw CNR Dalian CKD9B, now 40 units are in service). The next newest is Class EF (AC Electric 3000kw 1986) of which 17 are currently running. The second most powerful current Diesel Class is the DX Family GE U26C 2600hp+ (now DXB/C/R combined total of 48).
The most numerous current Class is the DC/DCP(G22AR), a rebuilt class DA GM G12 of 1960's which current total is 71.
The only other major class is the DF Family (of 30) GM GL22MC (now DFB/M/T (GT22MC)).
Also currently 70+ shunters:- DSG (24), DSJ (5), DSC (34) and TR (10+)
Recently Added and Updated.
11/01/2015: Current Loco Colours @ 31/12/2014. 23/02/15: FG Log Wagon added. DL Loco's updated.
22/03/2015: AMA/AMP/AMT Auckland New EMU's updated.
12/07/2015. DL Locos & New Buses 2015 updated
11/08/2015: FGS - New Log Wagon added
17/08/2015: IP - New Container 20t Axble Bogie Wagon for Mission Bush - Otahuhu Billet Traffic.
19/08/2015: IH - Updated with 100 new 18t axle Container Wagons.
18/11/2015 VB, VR & VS Photos have Dates & Places added.
14/12/2015 KS Gallery have Dates & Places added.
25/12/2015: ZHC updated (now 164 in Service).
29/12/2015 Kiwi Rail Current Colours @ 31/12/2015.
30/12/2015: ND Wagons updated.
02/01/2016: New Buses 2015 updated (now 76 new for 2015)
06/01/2016: Current Stock Totals added @ 31/12/2015 added.
08/01/2016: NC Wagons updated.
19/01/2016: W Class Wagons updated - Diagram Numbers now added.
14/02/2016: New NZR Wagon Diagram Summary amounts
07/05/2016: FP/FT EMU's updated.
08/05/2016: ZHC updated.
25/05/2016: EP Plough Vans & ES Sleeper Wagons (1973) updated.
28/05/2016: Best New Zealand Railways Youtube Videos Page added.
06/06/2016: Site Stats (statistics from Google Analytics since March 2013 - 425276 page views!)
25/06/2016: BC Cement Wagons updated
03/07/2016: F Guards Van List Updated
24/08/2016: UC Wagons - Pictures Dated & Placed.
30/10/2016: ETM Updated.
31/10/2016: New PSV 2016 updated - now 145 new vehicles for 2016.
09/12/2016 2 Videos aaded to Best NZR Videos on Youtube (Last Train to Foxton & WW 480 to GVR)
24/12/2016 8 Britsh Rail Videos aaded to Best Overseas Videos on Youtube
05/01/2017 Current Stock Summary @ 31/12/2016
06/01/2017: Australian Motive Stock List - Diesel / Electric / Steam
06/03/2017: New - ZP Wagons (1914)
11/03/2017: Z Wagons Updated.
12/03/2017: New - Kiwirail Locos/Shunter Colour Schemes @ 31/12/2016
13/03/2017: New - EO Locomotive 1923.
Still more to come - working on Wagon Classes E, EA, K, L, M, N, Q, P, W, WA, X, XA, Y, YB Lists.
Disclaimer: This fan site has no links with Kiwirail and does not representve them in any form. While this site is only a rough guide - for definite research, please contact New Zealand Railway & Locomotive Society @ http://railsoc.org.nz/ and for New Zealand Buses - Omnibus Society http://www.omnibus.org.nz/index.html. Regards, Stephen Robson.
For the current and complete listings of NZ Rail Heritage Stock, please refer to New Zealand Rolling Stock Register http://www.nzrsr.co.nz/.
NZR, Archives NZ, NZLRS Ava, NZ Locomotive & Rolling Stock Handbook 1994 & 2000,
Kiwirail Locomotive & Rolling Stock Register - 2011, New Zealand Railway Motive Power 2002
New Zealand Railfan Magazine, Rails, NZ Model Rail Journal, New Zealand Locomotive Group Y! & FB,
New Zealand Rolling Stock Register (nzrsr.co.nz)