28 Gladstone Street, Feilding New Zealand
06 323 5444
secretary@steamrail.org.nz

We're going places, come and join us

Important Announcement – COVID-19

In the best interests of all our valued passengers and staff, Feilding & District Steam Rail Society has made the decision to suspend excursions at this time and close the depot to until level 1.
Be safe New Zealand.

For official information and advice, please see the government’s COVID-19 website:

We’re going places

Feilding and District Steam Rail Society was formed with the intention of rebuilding a New Zealand steam locomotive. We have now changed to dedicate our efforts to the restoration of ex-Railways locomotives and rolling stock to full working order and to share our love of steam with all the communities we visit.
The Society is based in Feilding, near Palmerston North on the North Island of New Zealand. Its primary purpose is to rebuild, maintain and operate heritage railway equipment to the highest possible standard.

February 1997 saw the New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society’s WAB, built in 1927, moved from Ferrymead to Feilding.

Over the years we have housed steam locomotives F 163, X 442 and Diesels: DSA 227, DA 1401 and TR 13.
They have become residents of the Feilding and District Steam Rail Society.

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What we do

We dedicate our efforts to the restoration of ex-Railways locomotives and rolling stock to full working order and to share our love of steam with all the communities we visit.

Trip Photos – [2019-2002]
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locomotives.
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carriages 
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wagons 
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Upskill and train our staff
Promote Railsafety with school groups visits
Local events for familes
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Event & Trip Photos
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Our story

Excursions around the countryside

We plan a number of trips around New Zealand which we want to share with yourself so check out where we are going next

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Latest News

Restoration and upgrades

The intention is to use this UC on trips because the Wab does not have[…]

Dsa

Dsa227 – Technical Information

Class No:Dsa 227TMS No:DSA 320Maker No:2425/D174Built:1953 by Drewry/VulcanConfiguration:0-6-0Gauge:3ft 6in (1067mm)Cylinders:8

23 March 2002

The DSA was purchased with a few faults. The major fault was that the gearbox[…]