The R28 Refirers

Graham Gollan and Paul Thomas removing fittings-Alastair Morrow of Morrow Engineering (Christchurch) and Dave Gray removing fhe steam regulator valve  from the R22 replacement boiler, to aid boiler inspection.

The R28 refiring team and supporters

The Single Engine Fairlie Restoration Project Group


We are a s
ub-committee of Reefton Incorporated (Reefton Inc) consisting of:

  • Paul Thomas (Former Manager Department of Conservation - Project Management / Project Coordination / Locomotive Driver)
  • Ronnie Buckman (Former Visitor Centre Manager Department of Conservation - Visitor Services / Financial Management)
  • Jim Staton (Department of Conservation Manager, Historic Resources - Historic Resource Conservation Management)
  • Peter Hinton (Single Engine Fairlie Group Representative)
  • Graham Gollan (Former New Zealand Railways - Steam Locomotive Engineer, Former Diesel Locomotive Driver - Belfast Freezing Works, Part time Blacks Point Museum Curator – Use and servicing of steam locomotives)
  • The committee notes Les Wright’s contribution to the project, Les who was a committee member tragically died in a back country incident in 2013

Friends of the R28

[Outline of tuture R28 support group and link to Help Refire our R28 page]

Facilities 

[Wrtieup on workshop]

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Victoria Park

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Waiuta

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Big River

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Museum

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Living History

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Heritage tours

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Reefton Cinema

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