How It’s Looking: The New DL Locos
A couple of KiwiRail’s new 108 tonne double-cab diesel-electric DLs locomotives have been back in a yard at Mount Maunganui so we took another look.
The rail union has suggested those new Chinese-made DL locomotives may be too heavy for the rail network but KiwiRail has said the new locomotives are lighter than the electric locos that run between Hamilton and Palmerston North.
AKT Coverage and photos from the Mount kindly provided by Jolene. Chris and Callum James.
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