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ClassNo.TMS ClassNameSub-ClassWheel Arr.BuilderStatusLocationNotesC&W NotesSourcePhoto
Rm1The Flying FoxNelson Railway Society
of 2009
In ServiceNelson Railway SocietyPhoto: Nelson, 05/2015
RM1Red Terror1-ANZR - Hutt
of 1934
StoredFerrymead Railway (CRS)1933 - 1941 Inspection Car (7 pax)
1941 - 1996 Overhead Inspection Wagon (PW 2)
(Otira - Arthur's Pass Section)
1941 rebuilt to Overhead inspection platform
1996 Ferrymead

Photo: PW 2 at Ferrymead.

List: 27/07/2005

NZMRG - Sheet 11
RM119Twin SetB-2-BDrewry Car Co
#2453 of 1955
OverhaulPahiatua Railcar SocietyChristchurch
Cab only, for use on Rm 133.

Owned by the Rm 133 Trust

Photo: Pahiatua, 10/2008



RM121Twin SetB-2-BDrewry Car Co
#2455 of 1955
OverhaulPahiatua Railcar Society1956 - 1978 NZR Service (#1 end)
1978 - 198X East Tamaki complete
198X - 2003 Keri Keri
2003 Pahiatua Railcar Soc.

Owned by the Rm 133 Trust


RM121Twin SetB-2-BDrewry Car Co
#2455 of 1955
OverhaulPahiatua Railcar Society1956 - 1978 NZR Service (#2 end)
1978 - 198X East Tamaki complete
1978 - 199X Kaukaupakaupa
199X - 2011 Waitomo
2011 Pahiatua Railcar Society

Photo: D. Parsons, 200X


RM133Twin SetB-2-BDrewry Car Co
#2467 of 1955
StoredPahiatua Railcar Society1956 - 1978 NZR Service (railcar)
1978 - 1984 NZR Service (pax car)
Ac 13 - TMS AC8140
1984 - 2002 Auckland Intl. Airport
2002 Pahiatua Railcar Society

Owned by the Rm 133 Trust

Top Photo: Passenger compartment end, Pahiatua, 10/2008


RM30AoteaStandardBo-BoNZR - Hutt
of 1930
In ServiceSilver Stream Railway1930 - 1972 NZR Service
1972 - 1984 NZR & LS, Seaview
1984 Silver Stream Railway

Named Aotea

Photo: Silver Stream Rly, 22/01/2001

List: 16/10/2006
SV: 05/04/2008
RM31TokomaruStandardBo-BoNZR - Hutt
of 1930
In Service (Mainline)Pahiatua Railcar Society1930 - 197X NZR Service
197X - 1976 Glenbrook (J.A.Murphy)
1976 - 2001 Wairarapa, Stored
2001 Pahiatua Railcar Society (30/06/2001)
Formerly Owned by J. A. Murphy

Photo: Feilding, 10/2008


RM32PangatoruStandardBo-BoNZR - Hutt
of 1930
StoredGlenbrook Vintage Railway1930 - 197X NZR Service
197X - 19XX Te Awamutu
19XX - 19XX Air Force Base, Te Awamutu
19Xx - 19XX Car & Wagon, Te Rapa
19XX Glenbrook Vintage Railway
Owned by NZR & LS, Waikato Branch

Photo: Pukeoware, 02/2008

SV: 23/02/2008
RM34TainuiStandardBo-BoNZR - Hutt
of 1930
OverhaulSilver Steam Railway1930 - 1972 NZR Service
1972 - 1984 NZR & LS, Seaview
1984 Silver Stream Railway

Named Tainui

Photo: SSR, 08/2011

List: 16/10/2006
SV: 05/04/2008
RM4Ford1-ANZR - Hutt
of 1925
In ServicePleasant Point RailwayReplica built by Pleasant Point Railway.
Entered service 1999

Photo: Rm 4 at Middlemarch


RM5MahuhuWairarapa2-ANZR - Hutt
of 1936
OverhaulPahiatua Railcar Society1936 - 1956 NZR Service
1956 - 1969 Hutt, Stored
1969 - 1980 NZR & LS, Seaview
1980 - 1992 Silver Stream Railway
1992 Pahiatua Railcar Society
Leased from Silver Stream Railway
Named Mahuhu

Photo: Pahiatua, 06/2011


Rm50VulcanA1A-2Vulcan Foundry
#4845 of 1939
In ServiceThe Plains Railway1940 - 1978 NZR
1978 - 1979 Stored
1979 Plains Railway
Holds speed record on NZR - 127km/h.

Photo: Plains Railway, 06/2013


RM51VulcanA1A-2Vulcan Foundry
#4846 of 1939
In ServiceFerrymead Railway (CRS)1941 - 1978 NZR Service
1978 - 1979 Stored, Linwood
1979 Ferrymead Railway (CRS)

Photo: Ferrymead, 10/2013

List: 27/07/2005
RM56VulcanA1A-2Vulcan Foundry
#4851 of 1939
In ServiceFerrymead Railway (CRS)1942 - 1978 NZR Service
1978 Ferrymead Railway (CRS)
1978 - 2008 Owned by Federation of Railway Organisations of NZ
2008 Gifted to Canty. Rail Soc.

Photo: Middlemarch, 10/2009

List: 27/07/2005
RM57VulcanA1A-2Vulcan Foundry
#4852 of 1939
StoredFerrymead Railway (CRS)1942 - 1978 NZR Service
1978 - 1979 Stored, Linwood
1979 Ferrymead Railway (CRS)
Slight fire damage fire while in store,Linwood

Photo: Ferrymead, 11/2011

List: 27/07/2005
RM6EdisonB-BNZR - Addington
of 1926
StoredNational Railway Museum of NZ1926 - 1934 NZR service
1934 destroyed by fire

Body built by Boon Bros, Christchurch
Electrical Equipment from Edison Co, USA
Erected at Addington

Remains recovered from Oamaru foreshore

Photo: Ferrymead, 06/2009


RM9Wairarapa2-ANZR - Hutt
of 1936
Parts SupplyPahiatua Railcar Society1936 - 1956 NZR Service
1956 - 1969 Hutt, Stored
1969 - 1980 NZR & LS, Seaview
1980 - 2002/3 Silver Stream Railway
2002/3 Pahiatua Railcar Society
Leased from Silver Stream Railway

Photo: Pahiatua, 10/2008