The International Steam Pages
Surviving Railway Cranes in New Zealand
This is just one of a series of pages covering surviving Railway Cranes across the world. Click here for the Index.
Chris Capewell (chriscapewell AT googlemail.com) has provided the following data, he would greatly appreciate additions, corrections and confirmation for data with a yellow background.
Latest addition is the Timaru Harbour Board Crane (3rd April 2014)
A good web site on preserved New Zealand rail equipment is http://www.nzrsr.co.nz/, the cranes are under "Wagons".
Each entry below is arranged as follows after the location - for an explanation of 'Register Number' please see http://www.nzrcranes.org/numbers.html:
225 in October 2010, © Brian Garvin
256 in October 2010, © Brian Garvin
Hutt Works, TRANZRAIL
This is Kevin Hoggett's 2012 picture:
Paekakariki, Craven Crane Preservation Group
These are Kevin Hoggett's 2012 pictures of 277 and 291:
These are Kevin Hoggett's 2012 pictures of this unusual dual gauge crane::
Timaru (added 3rd April 2014)
These are Kevin Hoggett's 2012 pictures of these cranes:
Waimea Plains, NE of Invercargill (stored at unknown location)