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Tremendous progress on Main North Line continues

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 12:48 pm | KiwiRail

The re-opening of State Highway One at night through Kaikoura from mid-April underlines the tremendous progress being made to restore the transport networks in the wake of the 2016 earthquake, says KiwiRail Chief Executive Peter Reidy. More >>

Rail freight services resumed overnight

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 8:29 am | KiwiRail

Rail freight services on the Main North Line between Picton and Christchurch resumed overnight following completion of work to repair damage caused by former Cyclone Gita, says KiwiRail Group General Manager Todd Moyle. More >>

Work underway on Wairoa-Napier line

Monday, 26 February 2018, 9:52 am | KiwiRail

Work will begin on the reinstatement of the Napier to Wairoa rail line today, just two days after the Government announced its funding through the Provincial Growth Fund for the project. More >>

KiwiRail welcomes Government’s boost to rail

Friday, 23 February 2018, 11:59 am | KiwiRail

KiwiRail Chief Executive Peter Reidy says today’s announcements of new projects in the Provincial Growth Fund are a strong signal of the Government’s confidence in rail’s ability to drive regional economic growth for New Zealand. More >>

KiwiRail working hard to get freight moving again

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 6:23 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail is working alongside NZTA as quickly as possible to re-open the rail line and State Highway between Blenheim and Christchurch after it was hit by the sting of Cyclone Gita. More >>

Forestry a success story for KiwiRail

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 9:25 am | KiwiRail

KiwiRail is reaping the benefits of an innovative growth strategy for its forestry business designed to make the best use of its wagon fleet. More >>

Strong Half Year result despite challenges

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 12:38 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail has posted a positive half year result with an operating surplus 39% ahead of the previous year, despite a challenging six months. More >>

Severe weather forces cancellation of TranzAlpine

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 11:37 am | KiwiRail

KiwiRail’s TranzAlpine service has been cancelled for Tuesday and Wednesday due to the severe weather expected to hit the country in the wake of Cyclone Gita. More >>

Reopening of State Highway One a ‘remarkable effort’

Friday, 15 December 2017, 3:57 pm | KiwiRail

Today’s reopening of State Highway One north of Kaikoura is a significant milestone for New Zealand’s transport network and the result of a remarkable effort involving road, rail and 1700 workers, KiwiRail’s Chief Executive Peter Reidy says. More >>

Lyttelton Rail Tunnel marks 150 years

Friday, 8 December 2017, 10:35 am | KiwiRail

8 December 2017 Lyttelton Rail Tunnel marks 150 years Tomorrow (Saturday) will mark 150 years since the opening of the Lyttelton Rail Tunnel, an engineering marvel which remains a key part of the KiwiRail network and important contributor to the local ... More >>

KiwiRail safety video wins international award

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 9:28 am | KiwiRail

A KiwiRail video featuring train drivers sharing personal stories of how they’re affected by incidents on the rail network has won a coveted safety award at an international film festival. More >>

Study Highlights Rail’s Value to New Zealand

Monday, 27 November 2017, 8:49 am | KiwiRail

Rail is delivering up to $1.5 billion a year to New Zealand in hidden benefits, according to a study prepared as part of a joint KiwiRail/NZTA team looking at integrated transport planning. More >>

Earthquake commemoration a time for reflection

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 10:30 am | KiwiRail

The 12 months since a 7.8 earthquake struck near Kaikoura devastating the Main North Line railway have been enormously challenging but a year on it is pleasing to see progress made, delivering some respite for residents and truck drivers, KiwiRail ... More >>

Kaikoura Earthquake Commemoration a Time for Reflection

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 8:40 am | KiwiRail

The 12 months since a 7.8 earthquake struck near Kaikoura devastating the Main North Line railway have been enormously challenging, but a year on it is pleasing to see progress made, delivering some respite for residents and truck drivers, KiwiRail ... More >>

Thirty years of TranzAlpine celebrated

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 2:11 pm | KiwiRail

One of New Zealand’s most beloved tourism experiences, KiwiRail’s iconic TranzAlpine train journey, marked 30 years of operation today with celebrations in Christchurch and Greymouth. Among guests at today’s events were many of those who were involved ... More >>

Freight rolling again on Kaikoura line

Monday, 30 October 2017, 12:48 pm | KiwiRail

Freight operations on the Main North Line between Blenheim and Christchurch are set to resume tonight (Monday), says KiwiRail Group General Manager Network Services Todd Moyle. More >>

KiwiRail Celebrates 30 Years of the TranzAlpine

Monday, 30 October 2017, 9:52 am | KiwiRail

One of New Zealand’s most beloved tourism experiences, KiwiRail’s iconic TranzAlpine train journey, will celebrate 30 years of operation in November. More >>

Significant rainfall impacts Main North Line

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 2:47 pm | KiwiRail

Exceptionally high levels of rain in Kaikoura in recent weeks have impacted on the Main North Line rail link between Blenheim and Christchurch. More >>

KiwiRail wins supreme Excellence in Business Support Award

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 2:09 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail’s resilience and ability to adapt to disruption saw it take home the supreme award at the AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards last night. More >>

First freight train arrives in Christchurch

Friday, 15 September 2017, 2:24 pm | KiwiRail

The first freight train to travel on the Main North Line since the Kaikoura earthquake in 2016 successfully completed its journey into Christchurch this afternoon. The train, carrying general domestic freight from KiwiRail customers Bascik, Toll, Mainfreight ... More >>

   

 

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