DXB 5114 (GE U26C) & , DFM 7226 (EMD GT22MC) with Kiwirail Freight Train 240 bound for Auckland approaching Horopito, Cental North Island, New Zealand on 12/04/2015.
Kiwi Rail Train 240 runs only on Sunday between Wellington to Auckland.
49 of GE U26C from 1972 to 1976 for the North Island Main Truck between Auckland and Wellington were built Erie, PA. Since 1988 DX's have been in the South Island due to the Electrification of the Main Truck between Hamilton & Palmerston North. 14 DX's were fitted with `Brightstar' Control & Braking System between 2008-2010 and reclassed as DXB.
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