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Media Statement On Interislander And Capital Connection

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 8:52 am | KiwiRail

Following the Government’s decision to extend the deadline for travel, KiwiRail will continue to carry all passengers on our Interislander ferries until midnight on Friday, 27 March. Following that time, only essential service workers and freight ... More >>

KiwiRail Makes Changes To Services In Response To COVID-19

Monday, 23 March 2020, 6:55 am | KiwiRail

“KiwiRail is suspending its three tourist trains as part of the response to COVID-19,” says Group Chief Executive Greg Miller. “Tomorrow’s TranzAlpine, Northern Explorer and Coastal Pacific trains have been cancelled and the services will remain suspended ... More >>

KiwiRail Holds Revenue Line And Builds Foundation For Growth

Friday, 28 February 2020, 3:17 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail's result for the half year to December 2019 reflects a solid performance despite a challenging business environment. KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says: "Our reported revenue for the half year was $333.6 million, up $4.8 million ... More >>

Investment In Kawerau Hub Welcomed

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 3:05 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail welcomes the Government decision to use the Provincial Growth Fund to invest $9.6 million in the Kawerau Container Terminal (KCT). "This will be a welcome new rail hub for the Eastern Bay of Plenty," says Group Chief Executive Greg ... More >>

Major Auckland Rail Upgrade Underway

Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 2:57 pm | KiwiRail

The first steps have been taken on two major projects to propel Auckland's rail commuter service into the future. "KiwiRail is straight out of the blocks on these projects worth a total of $686 million, which were announced on January 29. ... More >>

Government investment allows more Northland freight on rail

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 11:15 am | KiwiRail

The Government's latest investment in Northland will enable hi-cube container freight to be transported by rail in the region for the first time ever, KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says. More >>

KiwiRail welcomes investment in network

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 3:21 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail welcomes the massive funding injection that will enable Auckland rail commuting to continue growing and take cars out of the city. More >>

Work to revitalise Hillside underway

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 3:33 pm | KiwiRail

Plans to revitalise KiwiRail's Hillside workshops have taken a significant step forward with the demolition of disused and dilapidated buildings on the site underway. More >>

First log train runs on Wairoa line

Saturday, 25 January 2020, 12:36 pm | KiwiRail

Regular log trains will begin running between Wairoa and Napier Port on Sunday (January 26) following completion of the new log yard in Wairoa. More >>

Main South Line Re-opens at Rangitata

Friday, 20 December 2019, 4:26 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail has re-opened the section of line at Rangitata damaged by flooding, allowing freight services to resume full operations. More >>

Double tracking the next stage in Wellington rail work

Monday, 9 December 2019, 10:22 am | KiwiRail

The work to double track the rail line between Trentham and Upper Hutt marks the start of the next exciting stage in KiwiRail's programme across the Wellington network. More >>

Freight hub a bold vision for New Zealand

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 2:03 pm | KiwiRail

The design of a new rail-road freight hub near Palmerston North is a bold vision for New Zealand's logistics sector, KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says. More >>

Line to Greymouth re-opens

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 4:41 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail has re-opened the section of line at Omoto near Greymouth allowing the TranzAlpine to resume full operations. More >>

Kaikōura project wins top engineering award

Friday, 8 November 2019, 4:54 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and their project partners in the North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery alliance (NCTIR) have won the top New Zealand engineering honour, taking out the Supreme Award at the Engineering NZ ENVI ... More >>

Government investment to revitalise Hillside Workshops

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 1:34 pm | KiwiRail

The Government's near $20 million investment in Hillside Workshops will create rail jobs and the potential for a heavy engineering hub for the South Island, KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says. More >>

Rail boost avoids more log trucks

Monday, 7 October 2019, 8:49 am | KiwiRail

KiwiRail's addition of log wagons on our freight trains to Port Taranaki will avoid the need for 2,700 truck trips on the regions roads, KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says. More >>

Main North Line restoration project wins major award

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 9:26 am | KiwiRail

Work by KiwiRail and its project partners in the North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery alliance (NCTIR), to restore the railway line between Picton and Christchurch devastated by the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake has won a prestigious North American ... More >>

Changes to Wellington ferry terminal operation

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 12:09 pm | KiwiRail

As from today, Wednesday, September 18, 2019, Interislander ferry passengers arriving in Wellington will be rerouted through the Departures Hall, following new information. More >>

Extra inspections may cause Auckland passenger train delays

Monday, 16 September 2019, 11:20 am | KiwiRail

KiwiRail is continuing its increased inspections and maintenance caused by rail traffic growth, with a walking inspection of all 200kms of Auckland's metro network. More >>

Naval Architects appointed for new Interisland ferries

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 4:32 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail's project to replace its aging Interislander ferry fleet with two new rail-enabled ferries has entered a new phase with the appointment of naval architects. More >>



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