Yard shunter built by Mitsubishi in 1967.

  • Locomotive running number: #2 (for ORB)
  • Designed by: 
  • Built at: Mitsubihi Heavy Industries, Japan
  • Date built: 1967
  • Builders number: 1476
  • Date entered service: 1967
  • Date withdrawn: 1990
  • Current condition: Oerational
  • Wheel arrangement: 0-6-0
  • Driving wheel dia: 1010mm
  • Engine: Caterpillar 6cyl
  • Weight in working order: 38.1 tonnes
  • Overall length: 8490mm  
  • Power: 280 kW (375hp)
  • Max Speed: 35mph
ORB 2 Paekakariki

Image: ORB 2 Paekakariki

Our depot workhorse.  In regular use moving rolling stock around our depot and for assembling consists for upcoming NZ train trips. Obtained from the Ohai Railway Board for use by Steam Inc. at Paekakariki by the late Reid McNaught.

Our loco is one of two built by Mitsubihi for the Ohai Railway Board that followed on from an NZR order for three Dsb class shuners from Mitsubihi that were of similar design.  Sister loco ORB #1 is now at the Ocean Beach Railway in Dunedin.

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