Status of withdrawn locomotives
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Just asking if I could know which locomotives are stored as a source of parts
Is DFT 7049 included in the DFB conversion program and are any of the 4 chosen (7023 7199 7282 7322) are complete or nearing completion
Good afternoon trainlover7
We acknowledge receipt of the below Official Information Act 1982 request.
Under the Act, KiwiRail has up to 20 working days from the date of receiving your request to respond. Therefore, you can expect a response on or before 21 February 2017.
This calculation takes into account the Waitangi Day statutory holiday on 6 February 2017.
We will be in touch with you if it is necessary to clarify any aspect of your request.
We are writing in response to your Official Information Act 1982 (the Act) request dated 23 January 2017 requesting information about KiwiRail’s DFB conversion program. Your questions and KiwiRail’s answers are outlined below:
1. Is DFT 7049 included in the DFB conversion program?
Yes, DFT 7049 is in the DFB conversion program.
2. Are any of the 4 DFTs chosen for the conversion programme (7023 7199 7282 7322) complete or nearing completion?
DFB 7282 is nearing completion and is undergoing final testing.
DFB 7322 is scheduled for completion in April.
DFB 7023, DFB 7199 and DFB 7049 will be worked on progressively through to the end of FY17 (30 June 2017).
Under s28(3) of the Act, you have the right to seek an investigation and review of this response by way of complaint to the Ombudsman. Refer to www.ombudsman.parliament.nz for more information.
Official Correspondence Unit