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RM 31 21/10/2017 Ormondville, NZ | by DX 5517
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RM 31 21/10/2017 Ormondville, NZ

RM 31 passing through Ormondville Railway Station, New Zealand on 21/10/2017 for the Waipukarau 150 Year Waipukarau.


Ormondvile Railway Station has been a Heritage Site since 1986.



RM 31 was built in 1938 at Woburn Shops, Wellington (Named "Tokomaru") and entered service on 17/08/1938.

RM 31 was written Off in 12/1972 and was moved to Pahiatua

Railcar Society in June 2001 and restored for Mainline Running in September 2011.


6 RM (No. 30-35) Standard Railcar A1-1A were built at Woburn Shops, Wellington in 1938/39 and ran in the North Island until 1972 and 4 have been save by preservation groups and only

RM 31 is certified for Mainline Running since 2011.


For more info on the RM Class (Gallery & Stock List), goto:-

& Wikipedia:-

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Taken on October 21, 2017