69 relations: A & G Price, Addington Railway Workshops, Ashburton, New Zealand, Belpaire firebox, Branxholme locomotive dump, Canterbury Railway Society, Canterbury, New Zealand, Charles Burrell & Sons, Christchurch, Commonwealth Engineering, Countdown (supermarket), Dübs and Company, Drewry Car Co., Dunedin, Fairton, New Zealand, Ferrymead 125, Ferrymead Railway, Fire engine, Hillside Engineering, Invercargill, J&H McLaren & Co., James & Frederick Howard, Kempthorne Prosser, Kingston Flyer, KiwiRail, Locomotive, Locomotives of the Ohai Railway Board, Main South Line, Marshall, Sons & Co., Massey Ferguson, Ministry of Works and Development, Mount Somers, Mount Somers Branch, New Zealand, New Zealand DSC class locomotive, New Zealand Railways Department, New Zealand TR class locomotive, NZR 50-foot carriage, NZR A class (1873), NZR DSA class, NZR F class, NZR JA class, NZR K class (1877), NZR RM class (Vulcan), NZR W class, Oamaru Steam and Rail Restoration Society, Ocean Beach Railway, Ohai, Oreti River, Otira Tunnel, ..., Petone Workshops, Pukeuri, Rail transport, Rail transport in New Zealand, Railfan, Rangiora, Richard Garrett & Sons, Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works, Ruston (engine builder), Shantytown, New Zealand, Southland, New Zealand, Springfield, New Zealand, The Plains Vintage Railway & Historical Museum, Timaru, Tinwald, New Zealand, Tranz Rail, Vulcan Foundry, Weka Pass Railway, West Coast Historical and Mechanical Society. Expand index (19 more) » « Shrink index
A & G Price Limited was an engineering firm and locomotive manufacturer in Thames, New Zealand, from 1868 to August 2017.
The Addington Railway Workshops was a major railway facility established in the Christchurch suburb of Addington in May 1880 by the New Zealand Railways Department.
Ashburton or Hakatere (Māori) is a large town in the Canterbury Region, on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
The Belpaire firebox is a type of firebox used on steam locomotives.
Branxholme locomotive dump is a steam locomotive and wagon (rail car/vehicle) dump located on the eastern bank of the Oreti River adjacent and just to the north of Southland's Wairio Branch Line in New Zealand.
The Canterbury Railway Society is an organisation of railway enthusiasts based in the Canterbury region of New Zealand's South Island, best known for their operation of The Ferrymead Railway at the Ferrymead Heritage Park.
Canterbury (Waitaha) is a region of New Zealand, located in the central-eastern South Island.
Charles Burrell & Sons were builders of steam traction engines, agricultural machinery, steam trucks and steam tram engines.
Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Commonwealth Engineering was an Australian engineering company that designed and built railway locomotives, rolling stock and trams.
Countdown is a New Zealand full-service supermarket chain and subsidiary of Woolworths NZ, itself a subsidiary of Australia's Woolworths Limited.
Dübs & Co. was a locomotive manufacturer in Glasgow, Scotland, founded by Henry Dübs in 1863 and based at the Queens Park Works in Polmadie.
Drewry Car Co, strictly speaking, was a railway locomotive and railcar sales organisation for most of its life.
Dunedin (Ōtepoti) is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the principal city of the Otago region.
Fairton is a town in the Ashburton District, New Zealand.
The Ferrymead 125 celebration was an event to celebrate 125 years of the New Zealand Railways.
The Ferrymead Railway is a New Zealand heritage railway built upon the formation of New Zealand's first public railway, from Ferrymead to Christchurch, which opened in 1863.
A fire engine (also known in some territories as a fire truck or fire appliance) is a vehicle designed primarily for firefighting operations.
Hillside Engineering Group is a trading division of the rail operator KiwiRail in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Invercargill (Waihōpai) is the southernmost and westernmost city in New Zealand, and one of the southernmost cities in the world.
J&H McLaren was a British engineering company in Hunslet, Leeds, England, that manufactured traction engines, stationary engines and later, diesel engines.
James & Fred Howard of Bedford, later known simply as Howards, were one of the smaller English makers of agricultural machinery and steam traction engines.
Kempthorne Prosser & Co.
The Kingston Flyer is a vintage steam train in the South Island of New Zealand at the southern end of Lake Wakatipu.
KiwiRail Holdings Limited is a New Zealand State-owned enterprise responsible for rail operations in New Zealand.
A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.
In the 1870s, coal was discovered in Ohai.
The Main South Line, sometimes referred to as part of the South Island Main Trunk Railway, is a railroad line that runs north and south from Lyttelton in New Zealand through Christchurch and along the east coast of the South Island to Invercargill via Dunedin.
Marshall, Sons & Co. was a British agricultural machinery manufacturer founded in 1848.
Massey Ferguson Limited is an American-owned major manufacturer of agricultural equipment, based in Brantford, Ontario, Canada until March 4, 1988.
The New Zealand Ministry of Works and Development, formerly the Department of Public Works and often referred to as the Public Works Department or PWD, was founded in 1876 and disestablished and privatised in 1988.
Mount Somers (Te Kiekie) is a small town in Canterbury, New Zealand, nestled in the foothills of the Southern Alps.
The Mount Somers Branch, sometimes known as the Springburn Branch, was a branch line railway in the region of Canterbury, New Zealand.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
The New Zealand DSC class is a heavy shunting locomotive used throughout New Zealand.
The New Zealand Railways Department, NZR or NZGR (New Zealand Government Railways) and often known as the "Railways", was a government department charged with owning and maintaining New Zealand's railway infrastructure and operating the railway system.
The New Zealand TR class is a class of diesel shunting locomotives built by many different manufacturers.
The NZR 50-foot carriage of 1908 were originally constructed for the North Island Main Trunk passenger trains.
The NZR of A class of 1873 consisted of three types of similar specification but differing detail.
The New Zealand Railways DSA class was a class of 0-6-0DM diesel-mechanical locomotives built by W. G. Bagnall, Hunslet, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and Vulcan Foundry for the Drewry Car Co.
The New Zealand F class was the first important class of steam locomotive built to operate on New Zealand's railway network after the national gauge of was adopted.
The NZR JA class were a type of 4-8-2 steam locomotive used on the New Zealand railway network.
The NZR K class of 1877 was the first example of American-built locomotives to be used on New Zealand's railways.
The NZR RM class Vulcan railcars were operated by the New Zealand Government Railways (NZR) in the South Island of New Zealand.
The NZR W class consisted of two steam locomotives built at the Addington Railway Workshops in Christchurch, New Zealand by the New Zealand Railways Department.
The Oamaru Steam and Rail Restoration Society was formed in 1985 to preserve PWD 535.
The Ocean Beach Railway (OBR) is a heritage railway that operates in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Ohаi is a town in the Southland region of New Zealand's South Island, 65 kilometres northwest of Invercargill and 25 kilometres west of Winton.
The Oreti River is one of the main rivers of Southland, New Zealand, and is long.
The Otira Tunnel is a railway tunnel on the Midland Line in the South Island of New Zealand, between Otira and Arthur's Pass.
The Petone Workshops were a government-owned railways maintenance and repair facility located in Petone, in Lower Hutt in the Wellington region of New Zealand's North Island.
Pukeuri is a settlement to the north of Oamaru in the North Otago region of New Zealand's South Island.
Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.
Rail transport in New Zealand is primarily provided by KiwiRail and focused on bulk freight, with a small number of tourist orientated passenger services, such as the, and.
A railfan, rail buff, or train buff (American English), railway enthusiast or railway buff (Australian/British English), trainspotter or anorak (British English, usually derogatory), is a person interested, recreationally, in rail transport.
Rangiora is the largest town and seat of the Waimakariri District, in Canterbury, New Zealand.
Richard Garrett & Sons was a manufacturer of agricultural machinery, steam engines and trolleybuses.
Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works was a 19th-century manufacturer of railroad steam locomotives based in Paterson, in Passaic County, New Jersey, in the United States.
Ruston & Hornsby, later known as Ruston, was an industrial equipment manufacturer in Lincoln, England, the company's history going back to 1840.
Shantytown is a tourist attraction in the West Coast Region of the South Island of New Zealand.
Southland (Murihiku) is New Zealand's southernmost region.
Springfield (until 1880 Kowai Pass) is a small town in the Selwyn District of Canterbury, in the South Island, of New Zealand.
The Plains Vintage Railway & Historical Museum is a heritage railway and recreated historic village located inside the Tinwald Domain, Tinwald, New Zealand.
Timaru (Te Tihi-o-Maru) is a port city in the southern Canterbury region of New Zealand, located 157 kilometres southwest of Christchurch and about 196 kilometres northeast of Dunedin on the eastern Pacific coast of the South Island.
Tinwald is a town in Canterbury, New Zealand, now little more than a suburb of Ashburton.
Tranz Rail, formally Tranz Rail Holdings Limited (New Zealand Rail Limited until 1995), was the main rail operator in New Zealand from 1991 until it was purchased by Toll Holdings in 2003.
The Vulcan Foundry Limited was a British locomotive builder sited at Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire.
The Weka Pass Railway is a New Zealand heritage railway based in Waipara, North Canterbury.
The West Coast Historical and Mechanical Society is based at the Shantytown Heritage Park.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.