Kingston Flyer

Kingston Flyer – South Island, New Zealand

The Kingston Flyer is a vintage steam train in the South Island of New Zealand at the southern end of Lake Wakatipu. It used 14 kilometres of preserved track that once formed a part of the Kingston Branch. It suspended operation in December 2012 due to locomotive problems. Services resumed later that month following the return of the railway's second steam locomotive. However it then ceased once again and various assets were sold off. Trains and rolling stock are currently, mid-2014, out of use at the end of the line in Kingston. Originally, Kingston Flyer was a passenger express train…