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TNT (New-Zealand)

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TNT (New-Zealand) Part 1



One of the distinctive features of TNT (NZ) was its policy to operate almost exclusively trucks and trailers supplied by Owner/Operators or contractors owning a tiny fleet.

Note : The following photos come from the personal collection of Mr. Ed Mansell unless noted.

Unit supplied by Reeds Transport Unit supplied by O/O Kim McCarthy Unit supplied by G.L. Taylor
Rail containers, Tamaki TNT rail siding Mid-80s
From the Rene Buron TNT documentation

Note: Like in Australia TNT was a big user of the railroad network, shipping freight in its own rail containers.
TNT/Alltrans straight truck, Palmerston North mid-80
From the Rene Buron TNT collection
Unit supplied by an unknown O/O Union Steamships RO/RO vessel unloading TNT rail container coming from Australia, Auckland, mid-80’s.
From the Rene Buron TNT documentation.

Note : Union Steamships was part of Union Shipping Group in which TNT held 50% of the shares.



TNT (New-Zealand) Part 2
The following photos come from the personal collection of Mr. Ed Mansell unless noted.

Alltrans Express Bulk division flour tanker supplied by O/O A.M. Rambaud, South Island Mills, (1982) .

From the Rene Buron TNT documentation

TNT Couriers division vans, Auckland waterfront, mid-80’s

From the Rene Buron TNT documentation

TNT/Alltrans unit supplied by R.A. Transport.

Photo from Michael Beath used with the permission of Ed Mansell

Another flour tanker this time with the post 1986 TNT worldwide standard
paint scheme.
Unit supplied by O/O S.J. Barnes Unit supplied by an unknown O/O


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