Kiwi remote-controlled loco falls in the water

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Kiwi remote-controlled loco falls in the water

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Diesel leaking from locomotive at bottom of Picton harbour
The remote-controlled shunt locomotive was pushing a wagon across KiwiRail’s marshalling yards to a linkspan – a ramp from the land to a ship – and fell into the water, as there was no ship at the berth, on Wednesday afternoon. No-one was on board, and no-one was injured in the incident...
KiwiRail retrieves locomotive from bottom of Picton harbour
KiwiRail has successfully retrieved a locomotive that fell into the harbour at Picton. The remote-controlled shunt locomotive was lifted out of the water on Friday night, having fallen in two days ago while pushing a wagon...
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