Archive for: DL locomotives

More DLs From China

More DLs From China

KiwiRail’s further 20 DL locomotives from CNR Corporation will arrive in the second half of next year. They will be the same as the 20 locomotives that...

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DL Locos Arrive Soon

DL Locos Arrive Soon

The remaining 14 of KiwiRail’s DL locomotives arrive at Auckland’s Jellicoe Wharf on June 4. They are on board the Tasman Trader. The new DL locomotives The...

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DLs Get Green Light

DLs Get Green Light

NZTA has given KiwiRail the sign-off for its new DL locomotives – so they can now be used on the rail network for full commercial services. The new locos have...

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How It’s Looking: The New DL Locos

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...

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Locomotives Welcomed- Except The Origin

Locomotives Welcomed- Except The Origin

An official welcome today in Hamilton for the first six of 20 new diesel electric locomotives for KiwiRail with KiwiRail saying it marks major investment in rail...

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First Locos For 20 Years

First Locos For 20 Years

They’re the first new locomotives for 20 odd years. The last order was made during the Muldoon government era. Last year, the government ordered new DL 2700kW...

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