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You can browse the records for all of New Zealands preserved railway stock by entering a search term into the search box below and selecting which type of data you wish to search in, or by selecting an entire category of Rolling Stock from the sections displayed beneath the search box.

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Explanation of fields for Advanced Searching:

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Class » Original NZR Classifications (pre 1980)
TMS Class » TMS Classification (1980 - )
Number » Pre-1980 NZR Number
TMS Number » Post 1980 Numbers
Name » For Named items of Rolling Stock
Subclass » Subclass of a wagon, eg: La-3
Wheel Arrangement » For Loco Use, eg 4-6-2 or A1A-A1A
Builder » Company who Built the item
Builders Number » Builders number of the item
Year » Year of Construction
Status » Overhaul, In Service, etc
Car/Wagon Purpose » Purpose of wagon, eg: Bulk Cement
Car Wagon Length » Length of Car/Wagon, eg: 47' 6'
Body Type » Wooden, Steel, etc
Tramline » Original Tramline of use
Location » Current Location
Notes » Ownership History (etc) of Item
Car/Wagon Notes » Other Notes, eg: Complete, Chassis Only, etc
Source » Source of Information

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Surviving New Zealand Railway's Rolling Stock

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Updated: 11 November 2021

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