An intersection in Tauranga has reopened after a locomotive fire brought a train carrying logs to a standstill.
Queues of traffic were also brought to a halt at Matapihi Rd as the train blocked a level crossing at the eastern suburb of Matapihi, near the airport.
Two fire crews extinguished the engine fire shortly after 2pm.
The train was carrying at least half a dozen trailers full of logs.
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Fire and Emergency northern region communications shift manager Craig Dalley said the fire was quickly put out and the locomotive replaced.
The train was no longer blocking the intersection.