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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 >>

Government investment in Northland rail welcomed

Friday, 6 September 2019, 12:16 pm | KiwiRail

The Government's significant investment to maintain and upgrade the rail line to Whangarei will help get more freight onto trains and open up Northland's economy, KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says. More >>

Wellington railway station Earthquake Prone Building notices

Monday, 2 September 2019, 2:00 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail Chief Operating Officer - Capital Projects & Asset Development David Gordon says: "We do not believe there is any increased risk for the public or our staff who work in the building. More >>

KiwiRail increases profit in transitional year

Friday, 30 August 2019, 1:11 pm | KiwiRail

* Solid growth in rail freight revenue - $39m up on last year (excludes impact of fuel cost recovery) More >>

KiwiRail - Wellington derailment update

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 2:08 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail is on track to reopen the rail lines into Wellington in time for today's late-afternoon commuter peak. Details of services will be available from MetLink. More >>

Extended log trains will take more trucks off roads

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 2:40 pm | KiwiRail

Longer log trains between Waingawa and Wellington will deliver clearer roads and lower greenhouse gas emissions, KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says. More >>

KiwiRail boosts back-up systems in Auckland

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 11:33 am | KiwiRail

KiwiRail has reconfigured and boosted its back-up power supply for Auckland's metro train signalling system following Wednesday's train delays. Following peak hour last night, KiwiRail tested and recommissioned the signalling system, incorporating extra ... More >>

Napier-Wairoa line ready to run

Friday, 14 June 2019, 11:31 am | KiwiRail

KiwiRail has completed the restoration of the Napier to Wairoa rail line and is now in the final stages of preparing to run trains to get the district's logs to market. More >>

Dannevirke hub could take 200,000 tonnes of logs off road

Monday, 10 June 2019, 2:27 pm | KiwiRail

A potential rail hub near Dannevirke could take 200,000 tonnes of logs of the regions roads, KiwiRail Deputy Chief Executive Todd Moyle says. More >>

Collaborative approach to Regional Freight Hub

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 5:47 pm | KiwiRail

Collaboration is key to the successful development of a new Regional Freight Hub near Palmerston North, KiwiRail Deputy Chief Executive Todd Moyle says. More >>

Budget investment builds a solid foundation for rail

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 3:18 pm | KiwiRail

The Government's substantial investment through Budget 2019 builds a solid foundation for the future of rail in New Zealand, KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says. More >>



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