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The restoration of ORB No.1

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$290 of $6,000 goal

Given by 5 generous donors in around 6 months


The Trust has purchased 1947 built Ohai Railway Board No.1. The Trust is therefore undertaking a fundraising appeal to fund the restoration

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Once returned to operation this this locomotive will provide the Trust with a level of redundancy when major work is required on Tr189 as well as forming a key role in future railway construction activities and shunting work at Maymorn.

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Restoring significant heritage railway vehicles, providing interpretation and a heritage experience for visitors to our railway.

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Update for 20/10/2014  20 October 2014

Posted by: Rimutaka Incline Railway

A number of volunteers traveled up to Bush Tramway Club over the weekend and loaded the locomotive onto the truck for transport to Maymorn.

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  • Grant Pendergrast

    Grant Pendergrast on 24 Oct 2014


    Wishing you all the best with the restoration of ORB 1 and with all your future plans.


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    Guest Donor on 29 May 2014



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    Guest Donor on 10 May 2014



  • Peter Darian

    Peter Darian on 09 May 2014



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This page was created on 8 May 2014 and closed on 9 Nov 2014.
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