Static Display

Kp3231

Type:
Wagon
Status:
Static Display
E606

E606 was originally built as L 11994 a steel bodied high side wagon in 1916 and was converted to its present form in 1937. This consisted of making the sides higher and fitting a curved steel roof. In this form 606 was used as a weigh bridge test car being fitted with weights on the inside to calibrate weigh bridges in the North Island. Stored in the scrap line at Hutt after withdrawal 606 was purchased by SSR and initially used as a coal store. It is currently used as a store for signal parts.
 

Type:
Wagon
Status:
Static Display
Notes: 
Used as storage
Ed101

Ed101 was assembled by the English Electric Company in Preston , England in 1937, makers number 3886 and entered service with New Zealand Railways in May 1938.Ed101 was used for suburban passenger trains and local goods trains around Wellington. After being withdrawn in 1981 Ed101 was moved to the railway in May 1984.
 

Type:
Electric
Status:
Static Display
Ww571

Ww571 was built at the Hillside workshops in Dunedin in 1914 with makers number 147 and entered service on the 4th of November of that year. Initially based in Wellington, 571 was also based in places as far away as Thames and Napier before returning to Wellington in 1936, where it was mainly used on suburban passenger trains until withdrawn from service in 1953 following the introduction of the De class diesel electrics in 1952. 571 was stored along with other withdrawn engines at Hutt Workshops, its future uncertain.

Type:
Steam
Status:
Static Display
Ka935

Entering service in October 1941, Ka 935 maker’s number 318 was built at Hutt Workshops in Wellington. When built 935, along with most of the rest of the Ka class were coal fired but was converted to oil firing in 1948. They were also fitted with a “streamlined” casing over the front of the smoke box, boiler and running boards. The purpose of this was to hide the ACFI feed water pump and associated piping. 935 had its casing and ACFI pump removed in 1950 and was fitted with an exhaust steam injector.

Type:
Steam
Status:
Static Display