Masterton - Carriages & Locomotives

Operations at Masterton in May 2004.

16XX series - Passenger

6XX Series - freight




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Passenger Car Consists

Set A   From the south (Wellington end) - AL car-van, 6 A cars, AG van with generator. Parked in No. 4 road at Masterton overnight. Used on 1603 and 1606. Sometimes used at weekends if there is a big event on in Wellington or the Wairarapa.

Set B   From the south - 2 A cars, 1 AL car van with generator.

Set C   From the south - 2 A cars, 1 AL car van with generator.

Spare cars   From south - 1 AL car van, 1 A car. These are alternately coupled to sets B and C.

Normal Configuration   Sets B and C are normally configured as a five car and a two car set.



Monday To Friday Passenger Car Operations

To Wellington

1601  5 car set

1603   Set A

1605   3 car set. At Wellington couples to 2 cars ex-1601 ready for use on 1608.

1607   3 car set from 1602

1609 3 car set from 1604. On Fridays has two Tranz Scenic cars added at south end. This provides extra capacity for school traffic - boarding school pupils returning home for the weekend. The pupils return to school on 1616 on Sunday evening. The two cars are brought up to Masterton on 1604.

1611 (Friday only)    Set from 1610 (3 cars).

To Masterton

1602   Three cars from 1601.

1604 As above. On Fridays has two Tranz Scenic cars added at south end. This provides extra capacity for school traffic on 1609 - boarding school pupils returning home for the weekend.

1606   Set A. At Masterton parked in No. 4 road.

1608   3 cars from 1605 plus 2 from 1601. At Masterton parked on No. 3 road.

1610   3 cars from 1609. At Masterton parked on No. 2 road.

1612 (Friday only)   Set from 1611 (3 cars).



Weekend Passenger Car Operations

Saturday  1613 - 1614 - 1615 - 1616 operated by three car set from 1612.

Sunday   1613 - 1614 - 1615 - 1616 operated by five car set from 1608.

Public Holidays   On public holiday weekends the three car set is often used for the Sunday services and the five-car set on the Monday (public holiday).



Locomotives



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Monday To Friday - Trains At Masterton

Masterton arrival times for the Napier - Wellington (633) and Wellington - Napier (634) freights are estimated from the running times of 645 and 644 respectively. M-F Monday to Friday.

Time

Train

Arrives/
Departs

Notes

02:52 Tue-F (approximate)

633

Arrives

Napier - Wellington Express Freight.

05:09 M-F

644

Arrives

Wellington - Masterton freight.

05:50 M-F

1601

Departs

Masterton - Wellington passenger.

06:30 M-F

1603

Departs

Masterton - Wellington passenger.

06:53 M-F

1605

Departs

Masterton - Wellington passenger.

09:03 Tue-F (approximate)

634

Arrives

Wellington - Napier freight.

09:55 M-F

1602

Arrives

Wellington - Masterton passenger.

10:30 M-F

1607

Departs

Masterton - Wellington passenger.

14:25 M-F

1604

Arrives

Wellington - Masterton passenger.

15:45 M-F

1609

Departs

Masterton - Wellington passenger.

18:11 M-F

1606

Arrives

Wellington - Masterton passenger.

19:10 M-F

1608

Arrives

Wellington - Masterton passenger.

19:48 M-F

1610

Arrives

Wellington - Masterton passenger.

20:00 Friday only

1611

Departs

Masterton - Wellington passenger.

20:20 M-F

645

Departs

Masterton - Wellington Freight.

21:25 Friday Only

1612

Arrives

Wellington - Masterton passenger.




Weekends And Public Holidays - Trains At Masterton

Time

Train

Arrives/
Departs

Notes

08:00 Sat - Sun

1613

Departs

Masterton - Wellington passenger.

11:25 Sat - Sun

1614

Arrives

Wellington - Masterton passenger..

17:00 Sat - Sun

1615

Departs

Masterton - Wellington passenger.

20:25 Sat - Sun

1616

Arrives

Wellington - Masterton passenger.



Last Updated: Monday, October 25, 2004

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